TITLE

1+1=3

AUTHOR(S)
Burke, James
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);12/4/2000, Issue 48, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the history of technological innovation and introduces several articles concerning inventions. Examples of innovative ideas or things brought together in a new way; Inventions resulting from accident and luck; How Rene Descartes' explanation of reductionism led to niche expertise; Effect of inventions, such as James Watt's Steam engine, on society.
ACCESSION #
3831700

 

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