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CONTENTS PREFACE Part I PRIORITY and APRIORITY Chapter 1 ¿tzi and Silent Beginnings Chapter 2 The Unrelenting Presence of Priority Chapter 3 I Built My Airplane Before the Wright Brothers Did Part II STEAM and SPEED Chapter 4 Inventing Steam : "Alles was Odem hat" Chapter 5 From Steam to Steam Engine Chapter 6 From Steam Engine to Thermodynamics Chapter 7 Inventing Speed Chapter 8 Inventive Motivation and Exponential Change Part III WRITING and SHOWING Chapter 9 Inventing Gutenberg Chapter 10 From Gutenberg to a Newly-Literate World: Gestation to Cradle to Maturation Chapter 11 Inventing Means for Illustrating Reality Chapter 12 Fast Presses, Cheap Books, and Ghosts of old Readers Part 1V VIEWS THROUGH A LONGER LENS Chapter 13 Inventing Education: The Great Equalizer Chapter 14 The Arc of Invention: Finding Finished Forms
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Inventions -- History.