Cover of: The pinball effect | James Burke

The pinball effect

how renaissance water gardens made the carburetor possible, and other journeys through knowledge

1st ed.

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Published by Little, Brown and Co. in Boston .
Written in English

About the Book

The pinball effect is a metaphor of the seemingly random routes a pinball traces. Human knowledge will unadvertedly unleash unexpected consecuences: new inventions or discoveries now possible because someone shared an idea.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-292) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
609
Library of Congress
T15 .B765 1996

The Physical Object

Pagination
x, 310 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of pages
310

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL812382M
Internet Archive
pinballeffecthow00burk
ISBN 10
0316116025
LC Control Number
95049601
Library Thing
21280
Goodreads
1105688
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