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            The Know-It-Alls: The Rise of Silicon Valley as a Political Powerhouse and Social Wrecking Ball
             

            The Know-It-Alls: The Rise of Silicon Valley as a Political Powerhouse and Social Wrecking Ball (Hardback)

            By Cohen, Noam

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            The remarkable successes and unforgiveable failures of the world's leading innovators

            ISBN 9781786073679
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2018
            Publisher Oneworld Publications
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Dictionary of Engineering
              

            Dictionary of Engineering (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Hill, McGraw

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            Containing over 17,500 entries encompassing the language of engineering, this title includes synonyms, acronyms, and abbreviations; and, provides pronunciations for these terms. It covers such topics as building construction, chemical engineering, civil engineering, control syste...ms, design engineering, and engineering acoustics.
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            ISBN 9780071410502
            Released NZ 27 Jan 2003
            Publisher McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Science Reference
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            Design Fundamentals for the Digital Age
             

            Design Fundamentals for the Digital Age (Paperback)

            By Holtzschue, Linda; Noriega, Edward

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            This text covers timeless design fundamentals including form, space and colour, and explains them in relation to computer technology. Appropriate for students of interior and graphic design, and professionals who are adapting to work in digital design.

            ISBN 9780471287865
            Released NZ 23 Jul 1997
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            New Zealand on the Move: 100 Kiwi Transport Icons
              

            New Zealand on the Move: 100 Kiwi Transport Icons (Paperback)

            By Wright, Matthew

            In this lively, well researched and affectionate survey of 100 'vehicles' of all descriptions, historian Matthew Wright takes us on a trip down memory lane, reacquainting us with the way we used to get around.

            ISBN 9781869794521
            Published NZ 12 Aug 2011
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Nikola Tesla: Biography of a True Genius
              

            Nikola Tesla: Biography of a True Genius (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Johnston, Luke

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            Please note that this title is Independently Published or self published and the quality of production may vary. We recommend you choose carefully. Nikola Tesla - Genius or Madman? Noted for his incredible intellect, eccentric ideas, and world-altering inventions, Nikola Tesla ha...s evolved into the classic example of mad scientist. But is that all there is to the story? Uncover the rich life of Tesla and learn about his entrance into the world as a Child of Light, how he conceived his most brilliant inventions, and why he fell into obscurity and eventually died in a hotel, alone and penniless. Journey with the visionary, from a small town in Croatia all the way to New York City, and gain insight into the mind of one of the greatest thinkers the world has ever known. In this biography of Nikola Tesla, you'll discover: How his unique way of looking at the world brought the technology of the future to the 19th centuryWhat the Tesla vs Edison Battle of the Currents was really aboutHis many successes - and many failuresDetails of his most incredible inventions, some of which we still use to this dayHow genius turned to madnessWith excerpts from Tesla's autobiography and insight from those who knew him best, this book aims to shed new light on the unique visionary and inspire the next generation of scientists. The story of Tesla will leave you feeling mournful for his sad fate, moved by his never-ending pursuit of a better future, and inspired by his enthusiasm.There's so much more to discover. Get your copy of the biography of Nikola Tesla, and decide for yourself - genius, madman, or both?
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            ISBN 9781097607020
            Publisher Independently Published
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            The Discoveries of Ancient China
             

            The Discoveries of Ancient China (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Levy, Janey

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            China is frequently in the news today. It may be presented as an exotic place to travel or as an economic juggernaut on the world stage. Few really understand how China's history, discoveries, and inventions have shaped our world. If you drank tea, used a fork, or read a newspape...r this morning, you can thank the Chinese. This absorbing volume will astonish readers as they uncover the many inventions and discoveries of the ancient Chinese. Assiduously researched text highlights important social studies concepts. Images, captions, fact boxes, sidebars, and graphic organizers enrich the narrative.
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            ISBN 9781538265659
            Publisher Gareth Stevens Publishing
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series That's Ancient!
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            Rebel With a Cause
             

            Rebel With a Cause (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Avery, Ray; With Little, Paul

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            Ray Avery is an amazing person. He is the current NZer of the Year because of his clever work in the third world using his scientific and business knowledge to provide cheap cataract operations, cheap and more effective incubators for babies and other creative scientific solution...s. His childhood was very 'Angela's Ashes' - brought up in an orphanage (his own mother had tried to sell him?, then ran away and lived on the streets. But Ray went on to become a scientist, a millionaire, very successful businessman and now someone who literally does help to change the world. During the mid-nineties Ray spent most of his time working in Eritrea and Nepal setting up two world class Intraocular lens laboratories. At that time the cost of an Intraocular lenses was about US$300 but Ray managed to put the technology together to produce lenses for under US$10.00 making modern Cataract surgery accessible to the poor throughout Africa and Asia.Today these laboratories produce over 10% of the worlds supply of Intraocular lenses. Today he encourages other talented people to get on board and tackle some of the really big problems confronting the poor in developing countries. From his garage in Mt Eden Auckland Ray manages a global network of experts to work on specific projects and somehow everyone finds themselves donating their time and knowledge for free - and they are rewarded by making a difference.
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            ISBN 9781869793913
            Published NZ 6 Aug 2010
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Little Inventors Mission Oceans!: Invention Ideas to Save the Seas
             

            Little Inventors Mission Oceans!: Invention Ideas to Save the Seas (Paperback)

            By Wilcox, Dominic; Birkhead, Ellie

            • RRP: $25.95
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            A step by step guide to thinking up fantastical, funny or perfectly practical inventions with no limits!

            ISBN 9780008382919
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Creative Acts For Curious People: How to Think, Create, and Lead in Unconventional Ways

            Creative Acts For Curious People: How to Think, Create, and Lead in Unconventional Ways (Paperback)

            By Greenberg, Sarah Stein; d.school, Stanford

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            What do they teach you at the most prestigious design school in the world? For the first time readers have the opportunity to find out. Featuring contributions from some of the d.school's most inventive and unconventional minds - including founder David Kelley, Choreographer Alet...a Hayes and Google Chief Innovation Evangelist Frederik Pferdt - and packed with ideas that help you nurture the art of learning, discovery and curiosity, this provocative and highly-visual guide is a definitive resource for readers who want to expand their creative tool kit and lead with curiosity.
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            ISBN 9780241552834
            Released NZ 5 Jan 2022
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Build: An Unorthodox Guide to Making Things Worth Making

            Build: An Unorthodox Guide to Making Things Worth Making (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Fadell, Tony

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            Tony Fadell has spent the last three decades making things and founding companies that have profoundly changed millions of lives. After leading the team that created the iPod and iPhone, products that saved a struggling Apple, Tony founded Nest Labs and revolutionised household e...lectronics. He has worked with everyone from Steve Jobs to Larry Page, advised companies from Impossible Foods to Diamond Foundry, built products that have literally shaped the modern world, and learned a lot of things about business, innovation and solving all manner of problems. In BUILD, Tony shares stories and valuable lessons from his career, offering advice and solutions for your toughest moments. For anyone striving to grow in their career, start-up founders and start-up dreamers, leaders of businesses big and small, this book will show you how to navigate challenges and take that next big leap.
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            ISBN 9781787634114
            Released NZ 3 May 2022
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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