Endless Frontier PDF º Hardcover


  • Hardcover
  • 518 pages
  • Endless Frontier
  • Gregg Zachary
  • English
  • 14 October 2014
  • 9780684828213

2 thoughts on “Endless Frontier

  1. Mark Mark says:

    Must read for anyone interested in engineering government administration the development of modern civilian RD institutions the development of the military industrial complex the rise of academic institutions like MIT and so much Without vannavar bush there would be no modern America Without vannavar bush the years between WW1 and today would need to be completely rewritten


  2. Dave Summers Dave Summers says:

    Comprehensive bio of one of the true “nodes” of US indeed world history A complicated but brilliant man whose decisions and strategies still affect all of us Highly Recommended


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Endless Frontier[Epub] ➞ Endless Frontier By Gregg Zachary – Buyprobolan50.co.uk In the 20th the American Century no visionary stands taller than Vannevar Bush As the inventor and public entrepreneur who launched the Manhattan Project helped to create the military industrial compl In the th the American Century no visionary stands taller than Vannevar Bush As the inventor and public entrepreneur who launched the Manhattan Project helped to create the military industrial complex conceived of a permanent system of government support for science and engineering and anticipated the personal computer and the Internet Bush is our century's reincarnation of Ben Franklin Beginning with his boyhood as a turn of the century tinkerer in his father's basement in Massachusetts Bush went on to study and teach electrical engineering at Tufts and MIT An early academic entrepreneur he cofounded Raytheon a highly successful electronics company in his spare time At MIT during the Depression he built what were then the most powerful computers in the world During World War II he was Roosevelt's adviser and chief contact on all matters of military technology including the atomic bomb He launched the Manhattan Project and oversaw a collection of civilian scientists who designed scores of new weapons When an Allied victory seemed inevitable his attention turned to the future In July he published his legendary essay As We May Think widely cited as the inspiration for the personal computer and the World Wide Web In his landmark Endless Frontier report published only weeks later he boldly euated national security with research strength outlining a system of permanent federal funding for university research that endures to this day.