A lavishly illustrated text-and-picture book, showing how man's scientific and technical imagination shaped his history.Right- working diagram of an analogue computer. whose body consists of a series of servo-mechanisms and the mind, of the computer. ... glass bulbs for electric lamps can, with only 52 workers, supply the entire production requirements of the U.S.A.; similar cases are to ... therefore the following: input, through which are fed the programmes, that is to say the instructions according to which it will carry outanbsp;...
|Title||:||The picture history of inventions from plough to polaris|
|Author||:||Umberto Eco, Giovanni Battista Zorzoli|