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Makers
Makers
Written by Chris Anderson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307720962
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Makers
The New Industrial Revolution
Written by Chris Anderson


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $16.00

Wired magazine editor and bestselling author Chris Anderson takes you to the front lines of a new industrial revolution as today’s entrepreneurs, using open source design and 3-D printing, bring manufacturing to the desktop.  In an age of custom-fabricated, do-it-yourself product design and creation, the collective potential of a million garage... Read more >
Ingenious
Ingenious
Written by Jason Fagone
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307591487
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Ingenious
A True Story of Invention, Automotive Daring, and the Race to Revive America
Written by Jason Fagone


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $26.00

An epic tale of invention, in which ordinary people’s lives are changed forever by their quest to engineer a radically new kind of car
 
In 2007, the X Prize Foundation announced that it would give $10 million to anyone who could build a safe, mass-producible car that could travel 100... Read more >
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Ingenious
Ingenious
Written by Jason Fagone
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307591500
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Ingenious
A True Story of Invention, Automotive Daring, and the Race to Revive America
Written by Jason Fagone


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $12.99

An epic tale of invention, in which ordinary people’s lives are changed forever by their quest to engineer a radically new kind of car
 
In 2007, the X Prize Foundation announced that it would give $10 million to anyone who could build a safe, mass-producible car that could travel 100... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Analyzing Art and Aesthetics

Edited by Anne Collins Goodyear and Margaret A. Weitekamp


Format: eBook, 404 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2013
Price: $49.95

This ninth volume of the Artefacts series explores how artists have responded to developments in science and technology, past and present. Rather than limiting the discussion to art alone, editors Anne Collins Goodyear and Margaret Weitekamp also asked contributors to consider aesthetics: the scholarly consideration of sensory responses to cultural objects... Read more >
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Analyzing Art and Aesthetics
Analyzing Art and Aesthetics
Edited by Anne Collins Goodyear and Margaret A. Weitekamp
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623137
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Analyzing Art and Aesthetics

Edited by Anne Collins Goodyear and Margaret A. Weitekamp


Format: Hardcover, 312 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $49.95

This ninth volume of the Artefacts series explores how artists have responded to developments in science and technology, past and present. Rather than limiting the discussion to art alone, editors Anne Collins Goodyear and Margaret Weitekamp also asked contributors to consider aesthetics: the scholarly consideration of sensory responses to cultural objects... Read more >
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Birdseye
Birdseye
Written by Mark Kurlansky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767930307
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Birdseye
The Adventures of a Curious Man
Written by Mark Kurlansky


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $15.95

While working as a fur trapper in Labrador, Canada, Clarence Birdseye encountered an age-old problem: bad food and an unappealing, unhealthy diet. However, he observed that fresh vegetables wetted and left outside in the Arctic winds froze in a way that maintained their integrity after thawing. As a result, he developed...

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Makers
Makers
Written by Chris Anderson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307720955
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Makers
The New Industrial Revolution
Written by Chris Anderson


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $26.00

Wired magazine editor and bestselling author Chris Anderson takes you to the front lines of a new industrial revolution as today’s entrepreneurs, using open source design and 3-D printing, bring manufacturing to the desktop.  In an age of custom-fabricated, do-it-yourself product design and creation, the collective potential of a million garage... Read more >
Makers
Makers
Written by Chris Anderson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307720979
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Makers
The New Industrial Revolution
Written by Chris Anderson


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $11.99

Wired magazine editor and bestselling author Chris Anderson takes you to the front lines of a new industrial revolution as today’s entrepreneurs, using open source design and 3-D printing, bring manufacturing to the desktop.  In an age of custom-fabricated, do-it-yourself product design and creation, the collective potential of a million garage... Read more >
Makers
Makers
Written by Chris Anderson, Read by Rene Ruiz
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307878892
Our Price: $35.00
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Makers
The New Industrial Revolution
Written by Chris Anderson
Read by Rene Ruiz


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $35.00

Wired magazine editor and bestselling author Chris Anderson takes you to the front lines of a new industrial revolution as today’s entrepreneurs, using open source design and 3-D printing, bring manufacturing to the desktop.  In an age of custom-fabricated, do-it-yourself product design and creation, the collective potential of a million garage... Read more >
Makers
Makers
Written by Chris Anderson, Read by Rene Ruiz
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307878908
Our Price: $20.00

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Makers
The New Industrial Revolution
Written by Chris Anderson
Read by Rene Ruiz


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $20.00

Wired magazine editor and bestselling author Chris Anderson takes you to the front lines of a new industrial revolution as today’s entrepreneurs, using open source design and 3-D printing, bring manufacturing to the desktop.  In an age of custom-fabricated, do-it-yourself product design and creation, the collective potential of a million garage... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Birdseye
Birdseye
Written by Mark Kurlansky
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385535885
Our Price: $11.99
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Birdseye
The Adventures of a Curious Man
Written by Mark Kurlansky


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $11.99

Break out the TV dinners! From the author who gave us Cod, Salt, and other informative bestsellers, the first biography of Clarence Birdseye, the eccentric genius inventor whose fast-freezing process revolutionized the food industry and American agriculture. Read more >
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Birdseye
Birdseye
Written by Mark Kurlansky, Read by Jon Van Ness
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307877468
Our Price: $15.00

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Birdseye
The Adventures of a Curious Man
Written by Mark Kurlansky
Read by Jon Van Ness


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $15.00

Break out the TV dinners! From the author who gave us Cod, Salt, and other informative bestsellers, the first biography of Clarence Birdseye, the eccentric genius inventor whose fast-freezing process revolutionized the food industry and American agriculture. Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
The Sorcerers and Their Apprentices
The Sorcerers and Their Apprentices
Written by Frank Moss
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307589125
Our Price: $15.99
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The Sorcerers and Their Apprentices
How the Digital Magicians of the MIT Media Lab Are Creating the Innovative Technologies That Will Transform Our Lives
Written by Frank Moss


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $15.99

If you've ever read a book on an e-reader, unleashed your inner rock star playing Guitar Hero, built a robot with LEGO Mindstorms, or ridden in a vehicle with child-safe air bags, then you've experienced first hand just a few of the astounding innovations that have come out of the Media... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download.
The Sorcerers and Their Apprentices
The Sorcerers and Their Apprentices
Written by Frank Moss, Read by Bruce Turk
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307751324
Our Price: $17.50

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The Sorcerers and Their Apprentices
How the Digital Magicians of the MIT Media Lab Are Creating the Innovative Technologies That Will Transform Our Lives
Written by Frank Moss
Read by Bruce Turk


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $17.50

If you've ever read a book on an e-reader, unleashed your inner rock star playing Guitar Hero, built a robot with LEGO Mindstorms, or ridden in a vehicle with child-safe air bags, then you've experienced first hand just a few of the astounding innovations that have come out of the Media... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Art of Invention
The Art of Invention
Written by Steven J. Paley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616142230
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The Art of Invention
The Creative Process of Discovery and Design
Written by Steven J. Paley


Format: Trade Paperback, 236 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2010
Price: $20.00

In this entertaining and insightful exploration of the process of invention, an experienced inventor vividly illustrates how great inventions embody three crucial characteristics--simplicity, elegance, and robustness. 

Whether you’re an aspiring inventor or an experienced designer, the author's expertise, personal examples, and case studies offer detailed guidance on conceptualizing your ideas and turning... Read more >
The Toothpick
The Toothpick
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307492005
Our Price: $13.99
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The Toothpick
Technology and Culture
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2008
Price: $13.99

A celebration culture and technology, as seen through the history of the humble yet ubiquitous toothpick, from the best-selling author of The Pencil.

From ancient Rome, where emperor Nero made his entrance into a banquet hall with a silver toothpick in his mouth, to nineteenth-century Boston, where Charles Forster, the father of... Read more >
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The Toothpick
The Toothpick
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279439
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The Toothpick
Technology and Culture
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2008
Price: $15.95

A celebration culture and technology, as seen through the history of the humble yet ubiquitous toothpick, from the best-selling author of The Pencil.

From ancient Rome, where emperor Nero made his entrance into a banquet hall with a silver toothpick in his mouth, to nineteenth-century Boston, where Charles Forster, the father of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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