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            Inventor Lab: Projects for genius makers
              

            Inventor Lab: Projects for genius makers (Hardback)

            By DK; Foreword by Rogers, Dr Lucy

            • RRP: $30.00
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            This DK children's book aged 9-15 is brimming with more than 20 exciting, educational activities and projects that focus on electronics and technology. Keep your siblings out of your room with a brilliant bedroom buzzer, power a propellor motorboat, build your own bristlebot, mak ...

            ISBN 9780241343517
            Published 6 August 2019 by Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            The Road to Conscious Machines: The Story of AI
             

            The Road to Conscious Machines: The Story of AI (Hardback)

            By Wooldridge, Michael

            • RRP: $40.00
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            • Pub Date
              17 Mar 20

            The long-held dream of artificial intelligence researchers is to build machines that are conscious and self-aware - the dream of creating life itself. While this remains a remote prospect, the AI floodgates have opened, and they are changing our world fundamentally. Yet the publi ...

            ISBN 9780241396742
            Release Date 17 March 2020 by Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Pelican books
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            Invent it!

            Invent it! (Hardback)

            By Beattie, Rob

            • RRP: $21.99
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            A fun and informative guide for budding inventors, packed with the tools and tips needed to turnan inspired idea into the next great invention. Guides the reader through the full inventionprocess, from brainstorming, designing and prototyping, through to patenting, marketing, and ...

            ISBN 9781784937867
            Published 28 June 2017 by QED Publishing
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            Odd Science - Amazing Inventions

            Odd Science - Amazing Inventions (Hardback)

            By Olstein, James

            • RRP: $25.00
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            Odd Science: Inventions is filled with weird and wacky facts that you've never heard before. Read about the trainers made of spider silk, wonder at the first record played in space and tell your friends about the robot built in 1937. Prepare to laugh, marvel and learn. Being a ge ...

            ISBN 9781843653738
            Published 1 September 2018 by Pavilion Books
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            It Looked Good on Paper: Bizarre Inventions, Design Disasters, and Engineering Follies
              

            It Looked Good on Paper: Bizarre Inventions, Design Disasters, and Engineering Follies (Paperback)

            By Fawcett, Bill

            • RRP: $32.50
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            • Internationally sourced

            Includes military, scientific, commercial, and infrastructure disasters such as: The Lead water pipes of Rome; Tacoma Narrows Bridge Collapse; Edison's electrical folly; Betamax; Concorde crash; Hubble - A $2 billion telescope that didn't work; the Mars probe failures due to simp ...

            ISBN 9780061358432
            Published 15 January 2009 by HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            It's Never Too Late: Stories of People Who Changed the World in Later Life - Introduction by Michael Whitehall
             

            It's Never Too Late: Stories of People Who Changed the World in Later Life - Introduction by Michael Whitehall (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

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            • Pub Date
              12 Nov 19

            A celebration of the extraordinary, brave, inventive and inspiring things that people have achieved in older age.

            ISBN 9781529316018
            Release Date 12 November 2019 by Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The First of Everything: A History of Human Invention, Innovation and Discovery
             

            The First of Everything: A History of Human Invention, Innovation and Discovery (Hardback)

            By Ross, Stewart

            • RRP: $29.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Dec 19

            A lively and highly readable account of the origins, invention and discovery of just about everything on the planet, the truly global sweep of The First of Everything ranges from the Big Bang to driverless cars.

            ISBN 9781789290622
            Release Date 1 December 2019 by Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Optimist's Telescope: Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age

            The Optimist's Telescope: Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age (Hardback)

            By Venkataraman, Bina

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            A former journalist and senior adviser in the Obama administration draws from her own experience, the stories she has reported from around the world, and research in biology, psychology, economics, archaeology, and beyond to identify the best ways to make decisions that benefit p ...

            ISBN 9780735219472
            Published 27 August 2019 by Prentice Hall
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Idea to Invention: What You Need to Know to Cash In on Your Inspiration
             

            Idea to Invention: What You Need to Know to Cash In on Your Inspiration (Paperback, Special ed.)

            By Nolan-Brown, Patricia

            • RRP: $32.00
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            • Pub Date
              18 Nov 19

            Helps you learn simple steps to invention - and discover: how they rate on six crucial personality traits; creativity habits that spark invention; the power of tape-and-paper prototypes to refine their vision; how to navigate the ins and outs of licensing and patenting their prod ...

            ISBN 9780814432938
            Release Date 18 November 2019 by HarperCollins
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Agency/Distributed
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            Rebel With a Cause
             

            Rebel With a Cause (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Avery, Sir Ray; With Little, Paul

            • RRP: $39.99
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            Ray Avery is an amazing person. He is the current NZer of the Year because of his clever work in the third world using his scientific and business knowledge to provide cheap cataract operations, cheap and more effective incubators for babies and other creative scientific solution ...

            ISBN 9781869793913
            Published 6 August 2010 by Random House
            Interest Age General Audience
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