- Published: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, 2004.
- Year Published: 2004
- Description: viii, 248 p. ; 25 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
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Great feuds in technology : ten of the liveliest disputes ever
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Call number: 602 He
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Ned Ludd versus the industrial revolution : are machines the problem? -- Davy versus Stephenson : who invented the miner's safety lamp? -- Morse versus Jackson and Henry : the electromagnetic telegraph -- Edison versus Westinghouse : the AD/DC war -- Ford versus Selden and ALAM : automobile manufacturing -- Wright Brothers versus Curtiss, Chanute, Ader, Whitehead, and other : the first successful flying machine -- Sarnoff versus Farnsworth : the fathers of television -- Rickover versus Zumwalt (and just about everyone else) : nuclear submarines and a nuclear Navy -- Venter versus Collins : decoding the human genome -- Rifkin versus the Monsanto Company : battling the biotech world.
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