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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

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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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: 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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 355 ROA

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 355 ROA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 355 ROA

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

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, Call number: 658.4 BUR

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, 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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 600 PID

Summary: It took two years of negotiation for the BBC's Fiona Bruce to get some face time with Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates. In this rare interview, Bruce gains insights into both the man and the icon-genius, business magnate, philanthropist, and one of the wealthiest people on the planet. In addition, Bruce probes what may be the key question facing Microsoft in the post-Gates era: with its hands...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Music has been a constant in human history, an intermingling of voice and instrument that for all its local variation and increasing sophistication nevertheless endured in more or less the same form for centuries. Then came recording--and music was forever transformed. Soundbreaking, an eight-part event television series, traces this ongoing sonic revolution, and explores the nexus of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SOU

Friedman, Thomas L.

Summary: A brilliant investigation of globalization, the most significant socioeconomic trend in the world today, and how it is affecting everything we do-economically, politically, and culturally-abroad and at home. As foreign affairs columnist for The New York Times, Thomas L. Friedman crisscrosses the globe talking with the world's economic and political leaders, and reporting, as only he can, on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 337 FRI

Gray, Leon

Summary: Discusses the history and evolution of touch screens and describes how they work, where they are used today, and possible future developments in the field.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2014

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Halper, Jeff

Summary: "Governments today are waging a 'war against the people' - whether 'securitization' against asylum seekers in Fortress Europe, 'counterinsurgency' in Afghanistan, or the subliminal war of policing and surveillance arising everywhere. Israel's contribution to this is key: exporting the high-tech weaponry, security systems and methods of pacification perfected on the Palestinians in the Occupied...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PlutoPress 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.94 HAL

Marsico, Katie

Summary: "Learn all about the amazing technology behind self-driving cars, from how they navigate to how they keep passengers safe."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.2 MAR