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30-Second Great Inventions

50 light-bulb moments that changed the world, from the compass to the smartphone, each explained in half a minute

by David Boyle

<p>Universal change is often the result of an individual’s lightbulb moment – an invention that triggers a ripple effect across countries, continents, or even out into space. <em>Great Inventions in 30 Seconds</em> looks at fifty of these ...

ISBN: 9781782406846

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3D CAD with Autodesk 123D

Designing for 3D Printing, Laser Cutting, and Personal Fabrication

by Jesse Harrington Au & Emily Gertz

<p>If you've arrived at a stage in your creative life where you're ready to do more with your computer, it's time to learn how to combine its power with new advances in computer-aided design (CAD) and fabrication to make something awesome--in ...

ISBN: 9781449342975

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Best of Make: Volume 2

65 Projects and Skill Builders from the Pages of Make:

by The Editors of Make:

<div><p>After ten years, Make: has become one of most celebrated magazines to hit the newsstands, and certainly one of the hottest reads. If you're just catching on to the Maker Movement and wonder what you've missed, this book contains the best

ISBN: 9781680450286

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Brilliant!

Shuji Nakamura And the Revolution in Lighting Technology (Updated Edition)

by Bob Johnstone

<p>A revolution in the way we use artificial lighting is underway, one that is every bit as sweeping and significant as Edison’s invention of the light bulb. The technology of light emitting diodes (LEDs) is ready for widespread implementation. ...

ISBN: 9781633880634

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Bunch of Amateurs

A Search for the American Character

by Jack Hitt

<p><strong>WHAT IS IT THAT DRIVES THE SUCCESS OF AMERICA AND THE IDENTITY OF ITS PEOPLE? ACCLAIMED WRITER AND CONTRIBUTING EDITOR TO <em>THIS AMERICAN LIFE</em> JACK HITT THINKS IT’S BECAUSE WE’RE ALL A BUNCH OF ...

ISBN: 9780307955180

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Defying Reality

The Inside Story of the Virtual Reality Revolution

by David M. Ewalt

<p>**A fascinating exploration of the history, development, and future of virtual reality, a technology with world-changing potential, written by award-winning journalist and author David Ewalt, stemming from his 2015 <em>Forbes <em>cover story ...

ISBN: 9781101983737

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Effective innovation in science, technology and business

Unlocking the power of inventive processes and algorithms

by Dag Herman Zeiner-Gundersen

<p>Dag Herman Zeiner-Gundersen has broad expertise in science, engineering technology and business management. He has managed multi-million dollar projects and is an innovator in renewable energy and other fields. Herein, his unique perspective ...

ISBN: 9788230335222

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Everything Has a Limit. Or, How Much Stress Can Our Brains and Bodies Take?

SHORT STORY #25. Nonfiction series #1 - # 60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

<p>There are several example in this story when the author was faced with huge job problems and must find solutions and then solve it—otherwise her career would be over.  </p> <p>      One such problem was: how to design 3.5 miles “a spiral” for

ISBN: 9781943131556

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How Innovation "Reimbursement from Medicare" or, "Medicare Advantage" Was Created

SHORT STORY # 43. Nonfiction series #1 - # 60.

by Alla P Gakuba

<p>One thing in life is constant—stressful events. They ambushed us very often. The same time they occurred on purpose—for us to grow and became much stronger individuals.</p> <p>Such stressful events come down on the author when she went to ...

ISBN: 9781943131396

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How Innovation "Reimbursement from Medicare" or, "Medicare Advantage" Was Created

SHORT STORY # 43. Nonfiction series #1 - # 60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

<p>The author, in this short story, describes her real life innovation. That is: how she created her greatest innovation – from conception to completion. This innovation sparked entirely new industry. Thousands of new jobs were created and ...

ISBN: 9781943131730

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How to Design Innovations

SHORT STORY #42. Nonfiction series #1- # 60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

<p>Life is unpredictable. How someone life is developed no one knows, or could predict. All depends on circumstances, fate, and environment.  They shape the person’s destiny. The author, a structural engineer, went to work in post colonial ...

ISBN: 9781943131389

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How to Design Innovations

SHORT STORY #42. Nonfiction series #1- # 60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

<p>This short story describes a real life example of an innovation. Here the author on her real life example guides readers on how to design innovations—starting from the idea—to the prototype and then—to  implementation of the final ...

ISBN: 9781943131723

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Intellectual Property Basic Manual for Researchers in Universities

by Pedro Ponce

Researchers involved in product development are expected to implement innovative ideas to make commercially viable products. The technology transfer process is fundamental to developing new products through a partnership between universities and

ISBN: 9781681084039

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Inventing: A Beginner's Guide

by Kian Harvey

<p>This book is a short guide aimed at helping first-time inventors take their first steps in the world of inventing.<br />Written in layman&apos;s terms by an inventor, for inventors.<br />Learn how to stop just thinking about your inventions ...

ISBN: 9781311226730

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Inventing: A Simple Guide For Beginners

by Glen K Dash

<p>Most people like to think that they are inventors. Some of them like to dream about creating or inventing the next product that will solve a problem. Quite a number of people study Science because they want to change the world with a new ...

ISBN: 9781370830442

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Make Fun!

Create Your Own Toys, Games, and Amusements

by Bob Knetzger

<div><p>You don't need to own a factory to make toys. Author and toymaker Bob Knetzger has been making fun stuff all his life with simple technology like vacuum forming and mold-making. In an age where makers are tantalized by the capabilities ...

ISBN: 9781457194085

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Make: Easy 1+2+3 Projects

From the Pages of Make:

by The Editors of Make:

<div><p>From the pages of Make: magazine comes this collection of dozens of projects you can make in your home or school workshop. You'll learn how to create toys and games from stuff you have lying around, create unusual and inspiring home ...

ISBN: 9781680450408

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Make: Paper Inventions

Machines that Move, Drawings that Light Up, and Wearables and Structures You Can Cut, Fold, and Roll

by Kathy Ceceri

<div><p>Paper is incredible stuff. It's easy to cut, but incredibly strong. It's disposable, but can last for centuries. It can stand as stiff as a board, pop up like a spring, or float like a leaf. And its invention changed the world ...

ISBN: 9781457187483

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Montreal's Expo 67

by Bill Cotter

In 1967, Canada celebrated the 100th anniversary of its founding with a spectacular party, and the whole world was invited. Montreal’s Expo 67 was the first world’s fair held in Canada, and it was a huge success, attracting over 50 million ...

ISBN: 9781439658109

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Places of Invention

by Arthur P. Molella & Anna Karvellas

<p>The companion book to an upcoming museum exhibition of the same name, <em>Places of Invention</em> seeks to answer timely questions about the nature of invention and innovation:  What is it about some places that sparks invention and ...

ISBN: 9781935623694

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