The 100 Most Influential Technology Leaders of All Time, 1st Edition

  • Bailey Maxim
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  • ISBN-10: 1508100454
  • ISBN-13: 9781508100454
  • DDC: 609.22
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 224 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released July 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

The innovators of technology profiled in this comprehensive resource have affected nearly every facet of life, from transportation and communication to science and entertainment. Their developments have built upon one another, each a stepping-stone toward even greater advances in technology. Their names range from the familiar such as Thomas Edison to the more obscure such as Henrietta Swan Leavitt but their contributions to today's world are all vital.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Johannes Gutenberg.
2: Galileo.
3: Johannes Kepler.
4: Robert Boyle.
5: John Harrison.
6: James Watt.
7: Alessandro Volta.
8: Robert Fulton.
9: Eli Whitney.
10: Louis Daguerre.
11: Samuel F.B. Morse.
12: Charles Babbage.
13: Thomas Davenport.
14: John Deere.
15: Elisha Graves Otis.
16: Henry Bessemer.
17: Samuel Colt.
18: Ada Lovelace.
19: Richard J. Gatling.
20: Christopher Latham Sholes.
21: Elias Howe.
22: Joseph Swan.
23: Alfred Nobel.
24: Gottlieb Daimler.
25: Margaret E. Knight.
26: Ferdinand von Zeppelin.
27: Karl Benz.
28: Thomas Edison.
29: Alexander Graham Bell.
30: Emil Berliner.
31: Charles Algernon Parsons.
32: George Eastman.
33: William Seward Burroughs.
34: Nikola Tesla.
35: Nettie Maria Stevens.
36: Auguste and Louis Lumière.
37: Henry Ford.
38: Reginald Fessenden.
39: Wilbur and Orville Wright.
40: Marie Curie.
41: Henrietta Swan Leavitt.
42: Fritz Haber.
43: Guglielmo Marconi.
44: Robert Goddard.
45: Niels Bohr.
46: Clarence Birdseye.
47: Igor Sikorsky.
48: Vladimir Kosma Zworykin.
49: Edwin Powell Hubble.
50: Edwin H. Armstrong.
51: R. Buckminster Fuller.
52: László József Bíró.
53: Enrico Fermi.
54: Walt Disney.
55: John von Neumann.
56: J. Robert Oppenheimer.
57: Maria Goeppert Mayer.
58: Grace Murray Hopper.
59: Frank Whittle.
60: John Mauchly.
61: Edward Teller.
62: Willard Frank Libby.
63: Edwin Herbert Land.
64: Leo Fender.
65: Wernher von Braun.
66: Alan M. Turing.
67: Hedy Lamarr.
68: Les Paul.
69: Charles Townes.
70: J. Presper Eckert.
71: Tom Kilburn.
72: Stephanie Kwolek.
73: Seymour R. Cray.
74: Robert Noyce.
75: Martin Cooper.
76: Ron Toomer.
77: Robert Kahn.
78: Vinton Gray Cerf.
79: Ian Wilmut.
80: Larry Ellison.
81: Temple Grandin.
82: Steve Wozniak.
83: Shuji Nakamura.
84: Rodney Brooks.
85: Steve Jobs.
86: Tim Berners-Lee.
87: Bill Gates.
88: Meg Whitman.
89: Tim Cook.
90: Jeff Bezos.
91: Sheryl Sandberg.
92: Linus Torvalds.
93: Marc Andreessen.
94: Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
95: Marissa Mayer.
96: Jack Dorsey.
97: Mark Zuckerberg.
Glossary.
For Further Reading.
Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Johannes Gutenberg.
2: Galileo.
3: Johannes Kepler.
4: Robert Boyle.
5: John Harrison.
6: James Watt.
7: Alessandro Volta.
8: Robert Fulton.
9: Eli Whitney.
10: Louis Daguerre.
11: Samuel F.B. Morse.
12: Charles Babbage.
13: Thomas Davenport.
14: John Deere.
15: Elisha Graves Otis.
16: Henry Bessemer.
17: Samuel Colt.
18: Ada Lovelace.
19: Richard J. Gatling.
20: Christopher Latham Sholes.
21: Elias Howe.
22: Joseph Swan.
23: Alfred Nobel.
24: Gottlieb Daimler.
25: Margaret E. Knight.
26: Ferdinand von Zeppelin.
27: Karl Benz.
28: Thomas Edison.
29: Alexander Graham Bell.
30: Emil Berliner.
31: Charles Algernon Parsons.
32: George Eastman.
33: William Seward Burroughs.
34: Nikola Tesla.
35: Nettie Maria Stevens.
36: Auguste and Louis Lumière.
37: Henry Ford.
38: Reginald Fessenden.
39: Wilbur and Orville Wright.
40: Marie Curie.
41: Henrietta Swan Leavitt.
42: Fritz Haber.
43: Guglielmo Marconi.
44: Robert Goddard.
45: Niels Bohr.
46: Clarence Birdseye.
47: Igor Sikorsky.
48: Vladimir Kosma Zworykin.
49: Edwin Powell Hubble.
50: Edwin H. Armstrong.
51: R. Buckminster Fuller.
52: László József Bíró.
53: Enrico Fermi.
54: Walt Disney.
55: John von Neumann.
56: J. Robert Oppenheimer.
57: Maria Goeppert Mayer.
58: Grace Murray Hopper.
59: Frank Whittle.
60: John Mauchly.
61: Edward Teller.
62: Willard Frank Libby.
63: Edwin Herbert Land.
64: Leo Fender.
65: Wernher von Braun.
66: Alan M. Turing.
67: Hedy Lamarr.
68: Les Paul.
69: Charles Townes.
70: J. Presper Eckert.
71: Tom Kilburn.
72: Stephanie Kwolek.
73: Seymour R. Cray.
74: Robert Noyce.
75: Martin Cooper.
76: Ron Toomer.
77: Robert Kahn.
78: Vinton Gray Cerf.
79: Ian Wilmut.
80: Larry Ellison.
81: Temple Grandin.
82: Steve Wozniak.
83: Shuji Nakamura.
84: Rodney Brooks.
85: Steve Jobs.
86: Tim Berners-Lee.
87: Bill Gates.
88: Meg Whitman.
89: Tim Cook.
90: Jeff Bezos.
91: Sheryl Sandberg.
92: Linus Torvalds.
93: Marc Andreessen.
94: Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
95: Marissa Mayer.
96: Jack Dorsey.
97: Mark Zuckerberg.
Glossary.
For Further Reading.
Index.