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The Department of Mad Scientists: How DARPA Is Remaking Our World, from the Internet to Artificial Limbs - Michael Belfiore
The Department of Mad Scientists: How DARPA Is Remaking Our World, from the Internet to Artificial Limbs
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From Smithsonian Books, The Department of Mad Scientists is the first trade book ever on DARPA—the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency—the maverick and controversial agency whose futuristic work has had amazing military and civilian application, from the Internet to GPS to driverless cars.... show more
From Smithsonian Books, The Department of Mad Scientists is the first trade book ever on DARPA—the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency—the maverick and controversial agency whose futuristic work has had amazing military and civilian application, from the Internet to GPS to driverless cars. Michael Belfiore, author of Rocketeers, visited science research sites across the country to provide this unprecedented look at the people who shape our country’s future technology.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780061577932 (0061577936)
Publisher: Smithsonian
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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Of course, there are a lot of acronyms in this book - so many that they're hard to remember even after they're written out. Plus a lot of people to keep straight...The way that DARPA is run is interesting. I wouldn't know if the management style makes it better at what it does than other organizatio...
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