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The revered New York Times bestselling author traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancementprecisionin a superb history that is both an homage and a warning for our futureThe rise of manufacturing could not have happened without an attention to precision At the dawn of the Industrial Revolution in eighteenth century England standards of measurement were established giving way to the development of machine toolsmachines that make machines Eventually the application of precision tools and methods resulted in the creation and mass production of items from guns and glass to mirrors lenses and camerasand eventually gave way to further breakthroughs including gene splicing microchips and the Hadron ColliderSimon Winchester takes us back to origins of the Industrial Age to England where he introduces the scientific minds that helped usher in modern production John Wilkinson Henry Maudslay Joseph Bramah Jesse Ramsden and Joseph Whitworth It was Thomas Jefferson who later exported their discoveries to the fledgling United States setting the nation on its course to become a manufacturing titan Winchester moves forward through time to todays cutting edge developments occurring around the world from America to Western Europe to AsiaAs he introduces the minds and methods that have changed the modern world Winchester explores fundamental uestions Why is precision important? What are the different tools we use to measure it? Who has invented and perfected it? Has the pursuit of the ultra precise in so many facets of human life blinded us to other things of eual value such as an appreciation for the age old traditions of craftsmanship art and high culture? Are we missing something that reflects the world as it is rather than the world as we think we would wish it to be? And can the precise and the natural co exist in society?.

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