The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World כֿ Free PDF Reading The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World ᐄ E-Pub Author Simon Winchester ᑫ An enthusiastic popular science tour of technological marvelsreaders will love the ride Kirkus Reviews starred review Another gem from one of the worlds justly celebrated historians specializing in unusual and always fascinating subjects and people Booklist starred review Winchesters latest is a rollicking work of pop science that entertains and informs Publishers Weekly starred review Praise for The Men Who United the States Entertaining A pleasure New York Times Book Review A rousing tribute to the alliances, agencies, and inventionsfrom Lewis and Clark to the Internetthat underpin our perfect union A stunning, highly original feast of a book Stacy Schiff, author of the Pulitzer Prize winning Cleopatra Simon Winchester never disappoints, and The Men Who United the States is a lively and surprising account of how this sprawling piece of geography became a nation This is America from the ground up Inspiring and engaging Tom Brokaw Vivid, valuable An extraordinary, propulsive tale Wall Street Journal M esmerizing and fascinating Mr Winchester is a master storyteller, and all the individuals, places, and events that he passionately writes about come to life in exquisite detail New York Journal of BooksThe revered New York Times bestselling author traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancementprecisionin a superb history that is both an homage and a warning for our future.The rise of manufacturing could not have happened without an attention to precision At the dawn of the Industrial Revolution in eighteenth century England, standards of measurement were established, giving way to the development of machine toolsmachines that make machines Eventually, the application of precision tools and methods resulted in the creation and mass production of items from guns and glass to mirrors, lenses, and camerasand eventually gave way to further breakthroughs, including gene splicing, microchips, and the Hadron Collider.Simon Winchester takes us back to origins of the Industrial Age, to England where he introduces the scientific minds that helped usher in modern production John Wilkinson, Henry Maudslay, Joseph Bramah, Jesse Ramsden, and Joseph Whitworth It was Thomas Jefferson who later exported their discoveries to the fledgling United States, setting the nation on its course to become a manufacturing titan Winchester moves forward through time, to todays cutting edge developments occurring around the world, from America to Western Europe to Asia.As he introduces the minds and methods that have changed the modern world, Winchester explores fundamental questions Why is precision important What are the different tools we use to measure it Who has invented and perfected it Has the pursuit of the ultra precise in so many facets of human life blinded us to other things of equal value, such as an appreciation for the age old traditions of craftsmanship, art, and high culture Are we missing something that reflects the world as it is, rather than the world as we think we would wish it to be And can the precise and the natural co exist in society Psychology Today Perfectionism Perfectionism is a trait that makes life an endless report card on accomplishments or looks A fast and enduring track to unhappiness, it often Welcome The Perfectionists Caf Inspired by Heston Blumenthal s In Search of Perfection TV series, in which he examined every aspect our favourite dishes order make them as Pretty Little Liars Wikipedia Pretty upcoming American teen drama television series developed I Marlene King sequel Perfectionists millions other books are available for instant access view Kindle eBook Audible audiobook Sara Shepard Bestselling Author Heiresses, Liars, Lying Game, 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  • Format Kindle
  • 411 pages
  • Simon Winchester
  • Anglais
  • 01 October 2017