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Rethinking America's Highways A 21st-Century Vision for Better Infrastructure
ISBN: PB: 9780226759302, ISBN: HB: 9780226557571, University of Chicago Press, January 2021
352 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 5 halftones, 2 line drawings, 14 tables
Americans spend hours every day sitting in traffic. And the roads they idle on are often rough and potholed, their exits, tunnels, guardrails, and bridges in terrible disrepair. According to transportation expert Robert Poole, this congestion and det...
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Excavating the Memory Palace Arts of Visualization from the Agora to the Computer
ISBN: PB: 9780226695280, ISBN: HB: 9780226695143, University of Chicago Press, January 2021
248 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 20 halftones, 12 line drawings
With the prevalence of smartphones, massive data storage, and search engines, we might think of today as the height of the information age. In reality, every era has faced its own challenges of storing, organizing, and accessing information. While th...
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£72,00
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Aircraft Next Nature
ISBN: HB: 9783037786345, Lars Muller Publishers, October 2020
120 pp., 26x19 cm, 60 illus.
Aircraft is a project combining the field of the aviation industry as well as the conventions of the photography medium. Maxime Guyon meticulously dissects various "techno-species" with distinct aerial machinery fragments, leading us to an anthropolo...
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£25,00
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Engineering Ethics Contemporary and Enduring Debates
ISBN: PB: 9780300209242, Yale University Press, July 2020
216 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
The first engineering ethics textbook to use debates as the framework for presenting engineering ethics topics, this engaging, accessible survey explores the most difficult and controversial issues that engineers face in daily practice. Written by a...
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£18,00
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Detroit Style Car Design in the Motor City, 1950-2020
ISBN: HB: 9780300247084, Yale University Press, June 2020
150 pp., 29.2x29.2 cm, 100 colour illus.
Detroit, nicknamed Motor City, has always been a leader in car design. As the city became the center of the American automobile industry in the early 20th century, its studios became incubators for new ideas and new styles. This volume highlights the...
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Goddess: La Deesse Investigations on the Legendary Citroen DS.
ISBN: HB: 9783037786260, Lars Muller Publishers, June 2020
240 pp., 24x16.5 cm, 200 illus.
At its presentation in 1955, the Citroen DS was a sensation and a magnet for designers, philosophers, and politicians alike. No other automobile was able to combine form and technology so coherently and seemingly effortlessly. Radical in its implemen...
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Fiber The Coming Tech Revolution - and Why America Might Miss It
ISBN: PB: 9780300251777, Yale University Press, May 2020
264 pp., 21.6x14 cm
<p>An illuminating vision of the next information revolution, centered on a fiber-optic infrastructure The world of 5G, the next generation of telecommunication technology, will be as different from what came before as the world after the advent of e...
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£15,00
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Whale and the Reactor A Search for Limits in an Age of High Technology (Second Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780226692548, University of Chicago Press, March 2020
240 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
"In an age in which the inexhaustible power of scientific technology makes all things possible, it remains to be seen where we will draw the line, where we will be able to say, here are possibilities that wisdom suggest we avoid". First published to...
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American Robot A Cultural History
ISBN: HB: 9780226692715, University of Chicago Press, March 2020
360 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 26 halftones
Although they entered the world as pure science fiction, robots are now very much a fact of everyday life. Whether a space-age cyborg, a chess-playing automaton, or simply the smartphone in our pocket, robots have long been a symbol of the fraught an...
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Natures of Data A Discussion between Biologists, Artists and Science Scholars
ISBN: PB: 9783035802245, University of Chicago Press, Diaphanes, February 2020
192 pp., 21.5x13.3 cm
Computer-based technologies for the production and analysis of data have been an integral part of biological research since the 1990s at the latest. This not only applies to genomics and its offshoots but also to less conspicuous subsections such as...
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