How We Got To Now

Author: Steven Johnson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698154509
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Accompanied by a major six-part television series on PBS, How We Got to Now is the story of collaborative networks building the modern world, written in the provocative, informative, and engaging style that has earned Johnson fans around ...

How We Got To Now

Author: Steven Johnson
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ISBN: 9781846148538
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Each fascinating story builds the network of ideas which made subsequent discoveries possible. This book is a celebration of innovation- it shows how time and time again, big ideas coalesce out of smaller, incremental breakthroughs.

How We Got To Now

Author: Steven Johnson
Publisher: Hudson Street Press
ISBN: 9781594633577
Size: 11.10 MB
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In this illustrated volume, Steven Johnson explores the history of innovation over centuries, tracing facets of modern life (refrigeration, clocks, and eyeglass lenses, to name a few) from their creation by hobbyists, amateurs, and ...

Wonderland

Author: Steven Johnson
Publisher: Random House Large Print
ISBN: 9781524709853
Size: 61.25 MB
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In Wonderland, Johnson compellingly argues that observers of technological and social trends should be looking for clues in novel amusements. You'll find the future wherever people are having the most fun.

Mind Wide Open

Author: Steven Johnson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743258791
Size: 33.72 MB
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The possibility entertained in this book is that you can follow another path, in which learning about the brain's mechanics can widen one's self-awareness as powerfully as any therapy or meditation or drug.

How We Got To Now

Author: Steven Johnson
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781846148552
Size: 40.11 MB
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In this story of ingenious breakthroughs and unsung heroes, Steven Johnson explores the essential innovations that changed the world and how we live in it. 'A new Steven Johnson book is something not to be missed.

The Ghost Map

Author: Steven Johnson
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141915773
Size: 38.44 MB
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In Ghost Map Steven Johnson tells the story of the terrifying cholera epidemic that engulfed London in 1854, and the two unlikely heroes – anaesthetist Doctor John Snow and affable clergyman Reverend Henry Whitehead – who defeated the ...

Emergence

Author: Steven Johnson
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ISBN: 9780713994001
Size: 59.25 MB
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We have only recently begun to recognize it, yet it exists at every level of our lived experience. It is fast becoming clear that our lives revolve around the powers of emergence.

Everything Bad Is Good For You

Author: Steven Johnson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101158012
Size: 24.91 MB
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After reading Everything Bad is Good for You, you will never regard the glow of the video game or television screen the same way again. With a new afterword by the author.