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Copies in Seconds

How a Lone Inventor and an Unknown Company Created the Biggest Communication Breakthrough since Gutenberg--Chester Carlson and the Birth of Xerox

Copies in Seconds( )
Author: Owen, David
ISBN:978-0-7432-5118-1
Publication Date:May 2005
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.95
Book Description:

A lone inventor and the story of how one of the most revolutionary inventions of the twentieth century almost didn't happen. Introduced in 1960, the first plain-paper office copier is unusual among major high-technology inventions in that its central process was conceived by a single person. Chester Carlson grew up in unspeakable poverty, worked his way through junior college and the California Institute of Technology, and made his discovery in solitude in the depths of...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Technology & Engineering / Industrial Technology
Business & Economics / Corporate & Business History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.438 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:0.91 Pounds
Author Biography
Owen, David (Author)
David Owen is on the staffs of both The New Yorker and Golf Digest. A frequent contributor to The Atlantic Monthly, and the author of nine previous books, he lives in Washington, Connecticut.

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