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Zuchora-Walske, Christine

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Summary: Self-driving cars are a Modern Engineering Marvel! In this engaging title, readers will explore the history of cars from early steam-powered wagons to toady's luxury sedans. The father of Self-Driving Cars, Sebastian Thrun, is featured, and a colorful infographic shows how a Google Car works. Readers will learn about advancements in computer technology that made cars more automated and how car...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.2 ZUC

Gregory, Josh

Summary: "Learn all about virtual reality technology, from the earliest breakthroughs to the latest advances."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 006.8 GRE

Ford, Martin (Martin R.)

Summary: Examines the effects of accelerating technology on the economic system.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, a member of the Pereus Books Group 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331 FOR

Starker, Ron

Summary: "Why do we need libraries when we have Google?" Today's libraries are in jeopardy. And yes, perhaps if libraries were only book warehouses, we wouldn't need them. But libraries can be so much more than a place to check out books. In the Digital Age, it's more important than ever for libraries to evolve into gathering points for collaboration, spaces for innovation, and places where authentic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EdTechTeam Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 025 STA

Summary: Set in a blighted Nevada outpost in 2007, a telepathic father and daughter lead a group of media outlaws in resistance against a corporate/governmental "New Electronic Order" that threatens to use the earth's magnetosphere to "bulk erase" the brains of every human on the planet. The only way to save humanity is to uncover a secret lodged in an old episode of the 1950s series Science in Action....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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1 available in Avant-Garde DVDs, Call number: DVD AVANT-GARDE SPE

McCollum, Sean

Summary: "Football is much more than tackles, touchdowns, and end zone celebrations. It's a striking spectacle where football, science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics meet."--Page 4 cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.332 MCC

Abell, Tracy

Summary: Explores the fascinating world of 3D printing, including what it is, the pros and cons of using 3D printing, and what the future holds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Focus Readers 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 686.2 ABE

Toyama, Kentaro

Summary: "In 2004, Kentaro Toyama, an award-winning computer scientist, moved to India to start a new research group for Microsoft. Its mission: to explore novel technological solutions to the world's persistent social problems. Together with his team, he invented electronic devices for under-resourced urban schools and developed digital platforms for remote agrarian communities. But after a decade of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 TOY

Helget, Nicole Lea

Summary: Baseball is much more than game-winning hits, double plays, and grand slams. It's a spectacular spectacle where baseball, science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics happen to meet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.357 HEL

McAfee, Andrew

Summary: "We live in strange times. A machine plays the strategy game Go better than any human; upstarts like Apple and Google destroy industry stalwarts such as Nokia; ideas from the crowd are repeatedly more innovative than corporate research labs. MIT's Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson know what it takes to master this digital-powered shift: we must rethink the integration of minds and machines,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 MCA

McCollum, Sean

Summary: "Soccer is much more than passes, throw-ins, and bicycle kicks. It's a splendid spectacle where soccer, science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics meet."--Page 4 cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.334 MCC

Niver, Heather Moore

Summary: As technology and engineering advance, the automotive industry moves right along with them. In fact, one might argue that the cars of the twenty-first century are a little ahead of the curve. Readers will learn all about the most innovative cars, whether they are eye-opening concept cars or environmentally friendly, fuel-efficient green cars that help people get from place to place with a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishing, LLC. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.222 NIV

Helget, Nicole Lea

Summary: "Basketball is much more than jump shots, no-look passes, and slam dunks. It's a stunning spectacle where basketball, science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics meet."--Page 4 cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2019

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Roach, Mary

Summary: "'Grunt' tackles the science behind some of a soldier's most challenging adversaries-- panic, exhaustion, heat, noise-- and introduces us to the scientists who seek to conquer them"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 ROA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 355 ROA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 355 ROA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 355 ROA

Summary: Without adopting new technological developments, a company's profits will lag; with them, they can soar. This program uses two case studies-Ford and Australia Post-as they introduce very different types of technology in their respective organizations. Can these companies hope to maintain sales, market share, and profit if they are not in a position to exploit the latest technological advancements?

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Burke, Dan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Pub. 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.4 BUR

Newman, Lauren

Summary: "Learn all about drones, from how they were first created to how they are being used today."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.133 NEW

Diamandis, Peter H.

Summary: The authors document how four forces--exponential technologies, the DIY innovator, the Technophilanthropist, and the Rising Billion--are conspiring to solve our biggest problems. "Abundance" establishes hard targets for change and lays out a strategic roadmap for governments, industry and entrepreneurs, giving us plenty of reason for optimism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 303.48 DIA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 DIA

Piddock, Charles.

Summary: Explains and illustrates the most current research and technologies that promise to change our lives dramatically in the future, from machines with the ability of independent thought, to cars that drive themselves, to robots that borrow their nature fromnature itself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 600 PID

Summary: Home to thousands of IT-related companies, Silicon Valley generates approximately

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Chivers, C. J.

Contents: Origins. The birth of machine guns -- Machine guns in action -- Hiram Maxim changes war -- Slaughter made industrial: the Great War -- Invention and distribution. Stalin's contest: the invention of the AK-47 -- The breakout: the mass production, distribution, and early use of the AK-47 -- Aftermath: the consequences of the AK-47's global spread. The accidental rifle -- Everyman's gun --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 623.4424 CHI

Johnson, Jeff

Summary: "Born in Missouri more than a century ago and raised in a Pentecostal orphanage, the creature now calling himself Gelson Verber has changed his name countless times. He's part-werewolf, and makes his living hunting certain kinds of bad men-criminals, rapists, thugs-in an often grotesque parody of the natural order. Verber is clearly suffering from the kinds of things a werewolf would be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soft Skull Press, an imprint of Counterpoint Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH

Lester, Richard K. (Richard Keith)

Contents: Beyond wishful thinking : facts, deductions, and grounded assertions about climate and energy -- An energy innovation system that works -- Electric utilities and the three waves of energy innovation -- The first wave : unlocking innovation in building energy efficiency -- The second wave of innovation-Part 1 : Low-carbon electricity supply -- The second wave of innovation-Part 2 : The rest of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MIT Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.79 LES

Mulgan, Geoff

Summary: A new field of collective intelligence has emerged in the last few years, prompted by a wave of digital technologies that make it possible for organizations and societies to think at large scale. This "bigger mind"--human and machine capabilities working together--has the potential to solve the great challenges of our time. So why do smart technologies not automatically lead to smart results?...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 006 MUL