Ingenious

Author: Tom Jenkins
Publisher: Signal
ISBN: 0771050917
Size: 53.83 MB
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From Bovril to BlackBerrys, lightbulbs to liquid helium, peanut butter to Pablum, this is a surprising and incredibly varied collection to make Canadians proud, and to our unique entrepreneurial spirit.

Ingenious

Author: David Johnston
Publisher: Signal
ISBN: 077105095X
Size: 26.45 MB
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Above all, the book explores what goes on in the mind of an innovator, and maps the incredible spectrum of personalities that have struggled to improve the lot of their neighbours, their fellow citizens, and their species.

Innovation Nation

Author: David Johnston
Publisher: Tundra Books
ISBN: 0735263027
Size: 33.20 MB
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This young readers edition of Ingenious focuses on 50 kid-friendly Canadian innovations that changed the world, from canoes to whoopie cushions, chocolate bars to Pablum.

The Idea Of Canada

Author: David Johnston
Publisher: Signal
ISBN: 077105078X
Size: 44.66 MB
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The letters included in this beautiful volume are all about Canada -- a project to help him understand and share his views on this great country, past, present and future.

Innovation And Its Enemies

Author: Calestous Juma
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190467053
Size: 23.97 MB
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This is just one of many areas where exponential advances in technology signal both hope and fear, leading to public controversy.

Born Digital

Author: John Gorham Palfrey
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 9780465013838
Size: 73.73 MB
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In Born Digital, leading Internet and technology experts John Palfrey and Urs Gasser offer a sociological portrait of these young people, who can seem, even to those merely a generation older, both extraordinarily sophisticated and ...

The Promise Of Canada

Author: Charlotte Gray
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476784698
Size: 77.98 MB
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An award-winning writer casts her eye over 150 years of Canadian history. “Our country owes its success not to some imagined tribal singularity but to the fact that, although its thirty-five million citizens do not look, speak or pray ...

Where I Live Now

Author: Sharon Butala
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476790485
Size: 48.83 MB
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Where I Live Now is profound in its understanding of the many homes women must build for themselves in a lifetime.

The Emperor Of All Maladies

Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439170916
Size: 40.53 MB
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An assessment of cancer addresses both the courageous battles against the disease and the misperceptions and hubris that have compromised modern understandings, providing coverage of such topics as ancient-world surgeries and the ...

In The Bubble

Author: John Thackara
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262250375
Size: 29.49 MB
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What value does it add to our lives? So asks author John Thackara in his new book, In the Bubble: Designing for a Complex World. These are tough questions for the pushers of technology to answer.