Great Inventions that Changed the World by James Wei

By James Wei

Detect the innovations that experience made our global what it really is today

A nice invention opens the door to a brand new period in human historical past. The stone awl, for instance, invented a few 2 million years in the past in East Africa, enabled us to go into the human course of never-ending advancements via innovations. The taming of fireside enabled us to cook dinner meals in addition to go away the heat of Africa and circulation to the frigid lands of the North. From the stone awl to the pc and the web, this ebook presents a desirable travel of crucial innovations and inventors all through historical past. You'll become aware of the landmark achievements and the lads and ladies that made the realm what it's today.

Great innovations that modified the World is written via Professor James Wei, a popular educator and engineer who holds a number of patents for his personal innovations. Following an introductory bankruptcy reading the function of inventors and innovations in fueling innovation and international development, the e-book is geared up to teach how innovations are spurred via human wishes and needs, including:

• Work
• nutrients, garments, and housing
• future health and reproduction
• safeguard

As you move throughout the publication, you'll not just know about innovations and inventors, but in addition the effect they've got had on our lives and the society and surroundings within which we are living this day. innovations remedy difficulties, yet as this ebook so expertly demonstrates, they could additionally without delay or ultimately create new difficulties besides, from pollutants to worldwide warming to bioterrorism. via allowing us to appreciate the effect of innovations all through historical past, this e-book might help advisor the subsequent new release of voters, choice makers, and inventors.

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