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Author Beranek, Leo L. (Leo Leroy), 1914-2016.

Title Riding the waves : a life in sound, science, and industry / Leo Beranek
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2008]
©2008
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Contents Iowa and beyond: from bumble bees to ivy -- Harvard : shaping the future -- Wartime : communications and kamikazes -- MIT, teaching, writing, AT & T, and traveling -- Bolt Beranek & Newman, the United Nations, big noise, and the Internet -- Muffling the jet age -- Music, acoustics, and architecture -- America's best TV station -- Family, nonprofits, and variety -- Art + physics = beautiful music
Summary The life and work of Renaissance man Leo Beranek: scientist, professor, engineer, business leader, inventor, entrepreneur, musician, television executive, philanthropist, and author
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Subject Beranek, Leo L. (Leo Leroy), 1914-2016.
Acoustical engineering -- United States -- Biography.
Music-halls.
Genre/Form Biography.
Autobiographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0262250659 (electronic bk.)
0262268183 (electronic bk.)
1435627962 (electronic bk.)
9780262250658 (electronic bk.)
9780262268189 (electronic bk.)
9781435627963 (electronic bk.)