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Rosie Revere, Engineer: A Stereotype-Defying Children’s Book Celebrating the Value of Failure
Rosie Revere, Engineer: A Stereotype-Defying Children’s Book Celebrating the Value of Failure

An illustrated ode to the brilliant flops that pave the way for brilliant breakthroughs.

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How William Gibson Coined “Cyberspace”
How William Gibson Coined “Cyberspace”

The moment when fragments of reality were “mushed together” to describe a new realm.

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July 18, 1992: The First Photo Uploaded to the Web, of CERN’s All-Girl Science Rock Band
July 18, 1992: The First Photo Uploaded to the Web, of CERN’s All-Girl Science Rock Band

Love and science set to song, from quarks to colliders.

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100 Ideas That Changed the Web
100 Ideas That Changed the Web

From the mouse to the GIF, by way of the long tail and technology’s forgotten female pioneers.

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An Atlas of Alternative Maps by Tim Berners-Lee, Ed Ruscha, Yoko Ono, Damien Hirst, John Maeda, Kevin Kelly, John Baldessari, and More
An Atlas of Alternative Maps by Tim Berners-Lee, Ed Ruscha, Yoko Ono, Damien Hirst, John Maeda, Kevin Kelly, John Baldessari, and More

“Maps are errors to arrive at truth.”

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The Man Who Turned Paper into Pixels: How Mathematician and Black Jack Wizard Claude Shannon Ignited the Information Age
The Man Who Turned Paper into Pixels: How Mathematician and Black Jack Wizard Claude Shannon Ignited the Information Age

How the most important man you never heard of laid the groundwork for the digital world.

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