Nature of Technology (BOK)

W Brian Arthur

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In "The Nature of Technology", ground-breaking economist W. Brian Arthur explores the extraordinary way in which the technology that surrounds us and allows us to live our modern lives has actually been developed. Rather than coming from a series of one-off inventions, almost all the technology we use today comes from previous developments: these technologies are not being created, but are instead evolving. With fascinating examples, from laser printers to powerplants, Arthur reveals how our own problem-solving skills and creative vision can evolve alongside these technologies, and how this understanding can even improve our understanding of the wider world.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2010 Forfatter W Brian Arthur
Forlag
PENGUIN GROUP
ISBN 9780141031637
Antall sider 256 Dimensjoner 12,9cm x 19,8cm x 1,9cm
Vekt 207 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Science: general issues, Technology: general issues, Industry & industrial studies