Restoring Baird’s Image (IEE History of Technology) (IEE History of Technol…
John Logie Baird, Britain’s foremost television pioneer, experimented with video recording onto gramophone discs in the late 1920s. Though unsuccessful at the time, his experiments resulted in several videodiscs, some 25 years before the videotape recorder became practical. These videodiscs – called Phonovision – remained neglected over the decades, considered by experts as unplayable. In the early 1980s, the author sought out and restored the surviving Phonovision discs. Using…
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For a runner, injury is a terrible fate. Yet every year, nearly half of America’s runners suffer an injury severe enough to bring them to a halt. From head to toenails, Running D..
ISBN 10 : 9780071483124
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"Everyone in the workforce today should read this book!"--Horace B. Deets, former Executive Director, AARP With the right planning, retirement can be the happiest time in life. Awa..
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Sex/Gender presents a relatively new way to think about how biological difference can be produced over time in response to different environmental and social experiences. This book..
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A training manual and reference on the analysis of metals designed to complement laboratory quality control manuals and documents of specific methods, for those professionally trai..
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An astonishing and entertaining memoir about a childhood in White Mischief Kenya...