The cutting edge

The cutting edge

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An authoritative, easy-to-use guide to the advanced systems and techniques that are making--or will soon make--a major impact on our lives, in such areas as computing, communications, biotechnology, medicine, national defense, space, education, entertainment, and the environment. The Cutting Edge includes 120 original entries that go far beyond basic technological information to include: the history of a technology, how it works, its present applications and the issues--ethical, legal, environmental, political, scientific--which surround it. It serves a wide audience, from high school students and their teachers in science and social studies courses to college undergraduates and general readers who want to know not only how a new technology works--but also understand its historical context and the potential impact on our lives.This diagram shows the recommended speaker placement and setup for a 5. lalt; hannel home entertainment system. ... and also serve to create three- dimensional effects, such as a car or airplane passing from right to left on the screen. ... His invention converted sound waves into electrical signals that could be sent through wires and converted back into sound at the ... made by various companies; Sonya#39;s Minidisc format; and MP3 audio file format, used by computers, which has quicklyanbsp;...

Title:The cutting edge
Author:Moschovitis Group, Inc
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 2000-03-30


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