Connections 1

Connections 1

DVD - 2007
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James Burke presents science as a detective story, illustrating the connections between events of the past and inventions of the future. Burke tracks through twelve thousand years of history for the clues that lead to eight great life-changing inventions-- the atom bomb, telecommunications, the computer, the production line, jet aircraft, plastics, rocketry and television.
Publisher: New York : Ambrose Video Pub., 2007
Characteristics: 5 videodiscs (104 min. each) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in


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May 31, 2018

A pretty interesting history series that would probably best be called a "history of science" or "history of Technology" program. Things move not necessarily along a straight time line, but along thematic lines. Some interesting "connections" are made, as from the automation of complex woven patterns for cloth, to punch cards to computers.


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