Engines Of Our Ingenuity

Engines Of Our Ingenuity

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The story of technological progress is one of drama and intrigue, sudden insight and plain hard work. Let's explore technology's spectacular failures and many magnificent success stories.More from Engines Of Our Ingenuity »

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2418: Luck and Las Vegas

Episode: 2418 Quantifying the chance of losing at casino games

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2613: Can We Hear Shapes?

Episode: 2613 Can we hear shapes?

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2612: A Prelude to War

Episode: 2612 America's ceremony of innocence, about to drowned in WW-I

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2610: Everyday Electricity

Episode: 2610 Everyday Electricity: Looking for the Connecticut Yankee

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2609: Buffalo vs. Wildcat

Episode: 2609 Brewster Buffalo vs. Grumman Wildcat: a parable about technological change

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2414: Intuition versus Numbers

Episode: 2414 Using numbers in baseball and business

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 3004: Higher Dimensions

Episode: 3004 Lenin, Mach, and Higher Dimensions

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2607: Steam Comes to China

Episode: 2607 The steam engine comes to China, and even greater change follows

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2605: Reinventing Foundations

Episode: 2605 To hold our new skyscrapers, we reinvent foundations

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Engines of Our Ingenuity 2604: John Draper's Sister

Episode: 2604 John Draper photographs his sister and creates the field of photochemistry

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