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Author Hellman, Hal, 1927-

Title Great feuds in technology : ten of the liveliest disputes ever / Hal Hellman
Published Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, [2004]


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Description viii, 248 pages ; 25 cm
Contents 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
Analysis Technological change
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Notes Includes Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references: pages [ 221]-238
Subject Technology -- History.
Technology -- Miscellanea.
Technology -- History -- Miscellanea.
Genre/Form Trivia and miscellanea.
LC no. 2004299344
ISBN 0471208671