The First Plain Paper Office Copier Which Was Introduced In And Has Been Called The Most Successful Product Ever Marketed In America Is Unusual Among Major High Technology Inventions In That Its Central Process Was Conceived By A Single Person David Owen S Fascinating Narrative Tells The Story Of The Machine Nobody Thought We Needed But Now We Can T Live WithoutChester Carlson Grew Up In Unspeakable Poverty, Worked His Way Through Junior College And The California Institute Of Technology, And Made His Discovery In Solitude In The Depths Of The Great Depression He Offered His Big Idea To Two Dozen Major Corporations Among Them IBM, RCA, And General Electric All Of Which Turned Him Down So Persistent Was This Failure Of Capitalist Vision That By The Time The Xerox Was Manufactured By An Obscure Photographic Supply Company In Rochester, New York, Carlson S Original Patent Had Expired Xerography Was So Unusual And Nonintuitive That It Conceivably Could Have Been Overlooked Entirely Scientists Who Visited The Drafty Warehouses Where The First Machines Were Built Sometimes Doubted That Carlson S Invention Was Even Theoretically FeasibleDrawing On Interviews, Xerox Company Archives, And The Private Papers Of The Carlson Family, David Owen Has Woven Together A Fascinating And Instructive Story About Persistence, Courage, And Technological Innovation A Story That Has Never Before Been Fully Told
Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Copies in Seconds: How a Lone Inventor and an Unknown Company Created the Biggest Communication Breakthrough Since Gutenberg--Chester Carlson and the Birth of the Xerox Machine book, this is one of the most wanted David Owen author readers around the world.
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- Copies in Seconds: How a Lone Inventor and an Unknown Company Created the Biggest Communication Breakthrough Since Gutenberg--Chester Carlson and the Birth of the Xerox Machine
- David Owen
- 14 June 2019 David Owen