How the Future Began: Machines

How the Future Began: Machines : Machines

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How the Future Began: Machines examines the technology shaping the new millennium, and surveys the machines -- from the first primitive levers, to water wheels, to robots -- that have made the modern era possible. Author Clive Gifford offers a fascinating look ahead at some of the exciting developments in store for future generations, and the smarter and more powerful devices that will continue to revolutionize human life. Special Features: Illustrated timelines include major technological milestones and anticipated advances. 'Blurred Vision' graphics show how people in the past envisioned the future. 'Crystal Ball' boxes feature predictions and highlight breakthroughs. Comprehensive glossary and index. Related resources and websites.show more

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  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 63 pages
  • 224.8 x 283.2 x 21.3mm | 612.11g
  • Kingfisher
  • United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0753451883
  • 9780753451885

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