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Title The 100 most influential technology leaders of all time / edited by Bailey Maxim
Published New York : Britannica Educational Publishing in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (336 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Britannica guide to the world's most influential people
Britannica guide to the world's most influential people.
Contents Johannes Gutenberg -- Galileo -- Johannes Kepler -- Robert Boyle -- John Harrison -- James Watt -- Alessandro Volta -- Robert Fulton -- Eli Whitney -- Louis Daguerre -- Samuel F.B. Morse -- Charles Babbage -- Thomas Davenport -- John Deere -- Elisha Graves Otis -- Henry Bessemer -- Samuel Colt -- Ada Lovelace -- Richard J. Gatling -- Christopher Latham Sholes -- Elias Howe -- Joseph Swan -- Alfred Nobel -- Gottlieb Daimler -- Margaret E. Knight -- Ferdinand von Zeppelin -- Karl Benz -- Thomas Edison -- Alexander Graham Bell -- Emil Berliner -- Charles Algernon Parsons -- George Eastman -- William Seward Burroughs -- Nikola Tesla -- Nettie Maria Stevens -- Auguste and Louis Lumiere -- Henry Ford -- Reginald Fessenden -- Wilbur and Orville Wright -- Marie Curie -- Henrietta Swan Leavitt -- Fritz Haber -- Guglielmo Marconi -- Robert Goddard -- Niels Bohr -- Clarence Birdseye -- Igor Sikorsky -- Vladimir Kosma Zworykin -- Edwin Powell Hubble -- Edwin H. Armstrong -- R. Buckminster Fuller -- Laszlo Jozsef Biro -- Enrico Fermi -- Walt Disney -- John von Neumann -- J. Robert Oppenheimer -- Maria Goeppert Mayer -- Grace Murray Hopper -- Frank Whittle -- John Mauchly -- Edward Teller -- Willard Frank Libby -- Edwin Herbert Land -- Leo Fender -- Wernher von Braun -- Alan M. Turing -- Hedy Lamarr -- Les Paul -- Charles Townes -- J. Presper Eckert -- Tom Kilburn -- Stephanie Kwolek -- Seymour R. Cray -- Robert Noyce -- Martin Cooper -- Ron Toomer -- Robert Kahn -- Vinton Gray Cerf -- Ian Wilmut -- Larry Ellison -- Temple Grandin -- Steve Wozniak -- Shuji Nakamura -- Rodney Brooks -- Steve Jobs -- Tim Berners-Lee -- Bill Gates -- Meg Whitman -- Tim Cook -- Jeff Bezos -- Sheryl Sandberg -- Linus Torvalds -- Marc Andreessen -- Larry Page and Sergey Brin -- Marissa Mayer -- Jack Dorsey -- Mark Zuckerberg
Summary This book presents biographies of 100 innovators of technology who have affected nearly every facet of life, from transportation and communication to science and entertainment. Their names range from the familiar, such as Thomas Edison, to the more obscure, such as Henrietta Swan Leavitt, but their contributions to today's world are all vital
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Technology and civilization.
Technology -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Maxim, Bailey, editor
ISBN 1508100454 (electronic bk.)
9781508100454 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles One hundred most influential technology leaders of all time