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The Resource We do things differently : the outsiders rebooting our world, Mark Stevenson

We do things differently : the outsiders rebooting our world, Mark Stevenson

Label
We do things differently : the outsiders rebooting our world
Title
We do things differently
Title remainder
the outsiders rebooting our world
Statement of responsibility
Mark Stevenson
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An acclaimed futurist visits people around the world who are solving the planet's biggest problems by innovative means
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stevenson, Mark
Dewey number
338.04
Index
no index present
LC call number
HB615
LC item number
.S743 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Creative ability in business
  • Technological innovations
Label
We do things differently : the outsiders rebooting our world, Mark Stevenson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in Great Britain in 2017 by Profile Books
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-300)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
My brother's keeper: in which an engineer from Boston revolutionises medical research -- Patients like me: in which a group of American patients outperform the professionals -- Bug in the system: In which Indian amateurs do 300 years' work in four months and the study of packed lunches reveals a new way to beat disease -- Rice wars: in which billions of lives are saved at put at risk by one green revolution, and (hopefully) saved by another -- Running on air: in which an Englishman in a shed solves a century-old problem with his lawnmower and invents two world-saving machines -- Instant power: in which we learn the lessons of an electric mountain in Wales and the surprising foundation of Singapore's economic miracle -- Edison's revenge: in which Edison kills an elephant in New York and a small Austrian town comes back from the brink -- Energy trilemma: in which a basketball ace takes on the corporates -- Make way for the enernet: in which an internet pioneer literally has to eat his words and then re-imagines the entire world energy system -- Always bet on the tortoise: in which th the people of Detroit reconnect and begin to transform a city -- How to make politicians popular: in which Brazilian neighbourhood activists come up with an idea to reboot politics, try it, and find it actually works -- Worst school in the country: in which an ex-nightclub owner creates a beacon of excellence and a New Zealand stats man sees the big picture -- System addict: in which the author sets out his stall
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
300 pages
Isbn
9781468315837
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn992743369
  • (OCoLC)992743369
Label
We do things differently : the outsiders rebooting our world, Mark Stevenson
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in Great Britain in 2017 by Profile Books
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-300)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
My brother's keeper: in which an engineer from Boston revolutionises medical research -- Patients like me: in which a group of American patients outperform the professionals -- Bug in the system: In which Indian amateurs do 300 years' work in four months and the study of packed lunches reveals a new way to beat disease -- Rice wars: in which billions of lives are saved at put at risk by one green revolution, and (hopefully) saved by another -- Running on air: in which an Englishman in a shed solves a century-old problem with his lawnmower and invents two world-saving machines -- Instant power: in which we learn the lessons of an electric mountain in Wales and the surprising foundation of Singapore's economic miracle -- Edison's revenge: in which Edison kills an elephant in New York and a small Austrian town comes back from the brink -- Energy trilemma: in which a basketball ace takes on the corporates -- Make way for the enernet: in which an internet pioneer literally has to eat his words and then re-imagines the entire world energy system -- Always bet on the tortoise: in which th the people of Detroit reconnect and begin to transform a city -- How to make politicians popular: in which Brazilian neighbourhood activists come up with an idea to reboot politics, try it, and find it actually works -- Worst school in the country: in which an ex-nightclub owner creates a beacon of excellence and a New Zealand stats man sees the big picture -- System addict: in which the author sets out his stall
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
300 pages
Isbn
9781468315837
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn992743369
  • (OCoLC)992743369

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