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Invention and Innovation

A Brief History of Hype and Failure

Invention and Innovation( )
Author: Smil, Vaclav
Publication Date:Sep 2023
Publisher:Recorded Books, Inc.
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:USD $41.95
Book Description:

The world is never finished catching up with Vaclav Smil. In his latest and perhaps most readable book, Invention and Innovation, the prolific author--a favorite of Bill Gates--pens an insightful and fact-filled jaunt through the history of invention. Impatient with the hype that so often accompanies innovation, Smil offers in this book a clear-eyed corrective to the overpromises of new inventions--from cures for diseases to AI. He reminds us that even after we go quite far along...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.3 x 7.5 Inches

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