Smaller, Faster, Lighter, Denser, Cheaper

Smaller, Faster, Lighter, Denser, Cheaper

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In this provocative and optimistic rebuke to the catastrophists, Robert Bryce shows how innovation and the inexorable human desire to make things Smaller Faster Lighter Denser Cheaper is providing consumers with Cheaper and more abundant energy, Faster computing, Lighter vehicles, and myriad other goods. That same desire is fostering unprecedented prosperity, greater liberty, and yes, better environmental protection. Utilizing on-the-ground reporting from Ottawa to Panama City and Pittsburgh to Bakersfield, Bryce shows how we have, for centuries, been pushing for Smaller Faster solutions to our problems. From the vacuum tube, mass-produced fertilizer, and the printing press to mobile phones, nanotech, and advanced drill rigs, Bryce demonstrates how cutting-edge companies and breakthrough technologies have created a world in which people are living longer, freer, healthier, lives than at any time in human history.
Publisher: Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, 2015
Edition: Unabridged
Copyright Date: ℗2015
ISBN: 9781490649900
Characteristics: digital
1 online resource (9 hr., 21 min.)
Additional Contributors: Menasche, Stephan
Recorded Books, Inc
Notes: Title from title screen
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