Getting To Now

67 Years of Technology Evolution

by Art Dickerson



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 6/24/2015

Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 394
ISBN : 9781490761596
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 394
ISBN : 9781490761589
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 394
ISBN : 9781490761602

About the Book

Getting to Now traces the technology explosion that began with World War II and continues today, affecting the lives of all of us. It traces the emotions of success and failure in technical development. It shows the limiting of technology in the service of mankind by religious conflict, political power and greed. World events are traced year by year as well as affairs in the authors family. Throughout we see the personal response to these events. It is a broad history of the period from 1941 to 2008, 67 years of technical evolution.

About the Author

Art worked from bench engineer to General Manager of a research establishment for 32 years in industry. He taught electrical engineering at USC after leaving industry/ He formed his own consulting engineering company which operated for 34 years. His career involved development of FM radio, television, guided missiles, aircraft radio, color television, high voltage power transmission, solar power system components and system design. He holds 12 patents, 10 US, 1 German and 1 Australian.