Empire of the sum

the rise and reign of the pocket calculator
Keith Houston
Book - 2023

"The hidden history of the pocket calculator -- a device that ushered in modern mathematics, helped build the atomic bomb, and went with us to the moon -- and the mathematicians, designers, and inventors who brought it to life." -- back cover

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Houston, Keith, 1977- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, [2023]
Edition:First edition.
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