Author: Tom Jenkins
Publisher: Signal
ISBN: 0771050917
Size: 51.76 MB
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From Bovril to BlackBerrys, lightbulbs to liquid helium, peanut butter to Pablum, this is a surprising and incredibly varied collection to make Canadians proud, and to our unique entrepreneurial spirit.

Innovation Nation

Author: David Johnston
Publisher: Tundra Books (NY)
ISBN: 0735263019
Size: 51.79 MB
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This young readers edition of Ingenious focuses on 50 kid-friendly Canadian innovations that changed the world, from canoes to whoopie cushions, chocolate bars to Pablum.

The Idea Of Canada

Author: David Johnston
Publisher: Signal
ISBN: 077105078X
Size: 14.96 MB
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The letters included in this beautiful volume are all about Canada -- a project to help him understand and share his views on this great country, past, present and future.

The Promise Of Canada

Author: Charlotte Gray
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476784698
Size: 22.63 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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An award-winning writer casts her eye over 150 years of Canadian history. “Our country owes its success not to some imagined tribal singularity but to the fact that, although its thirty-five million citizens do not look, speak or pray ...

Dream Factories

Author: Ken S. Coates
Publisher: Dundurn
ISBN: 1459733789
Size: 56.75 MB
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Ken Coates and Bill Morrison explore the death of the “good job,” and the role that universities have played in the disconnect between career fantasies and realities.

Innovation And Its Enemies

Author: Calestous Juma
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190467053
Size: 28.85 MB
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This is just one of many areas where exponential advances in technology signal both hope and fear, leading to public controversy.


Author: Tina Seelig
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062098683
Size: 22.13 MB
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Describing the variables that work together to catalyze or inhibit our creative abilities, Seelig provides a set of tools we can each use right away to radically enhance our own ingenuity as well as that of our colleagues, teams, ...


Author: David Johnston
Publisher: Signal
ISBN: 077105095X
Size: 54.12 MB
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Above all, the book explores what goes on in the mind of an innovator, and maps the incredible spectrum of personalities that have struggled to improve the lot of their neighbours, their fellow citizens, and their species.

Lecturing Birds On Flying

Author: Pablo Triana
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470501054
Size: 45.38 MB
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Now, in Lecturing Birds on Flying, Pablo Triana offers a powerful indictment on the trustworthiness of financial theory, explaining-in jargon-free plain English-how malfunctions in these quantitative machines have wreaked havoc in our real ...

In The Bubble

Author: John Thackara
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262250375
Size: 65.50 MB
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What value does it add to our lives? So asks author John Thackara in his new book, In the Bubble: Designing for a Complex World. These are tough questions for the pushers of technology to answer.