Robots, Chips and Techno Stuff

Robots, Chips and Techno Stuff

by Glenn Murphy, Mike Phillips
     
 

A whirlwind tour of modern technology with none of the boring bits

What's inside a laptop? How can you stuff 1,000 CDs into an mp3 player? Who built the Internet? How smart is the world's smartest robot? How do smartphones and TV remote controls work? The answers to these and other questions about technology can be found in this funny and fascinating book.

Overview

A whirlwind tour of modern technology with none of the boring bits

What's inside a laptop? How can you stuff 1,000 CDs into an mp3 player? Who built the Internet? How smart is the world's smartest robot? How do smartphones and TV remote controls work? The answers to these and other questions about technology can be found in this funny and fascinating book. Packed to capacity with megabytes of information, this book explores everything from the first simple engines to the latest gadgets, computers, and networks. It includes quizzes, puzzles, and activities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780330508964
Publisher:
Pan Macmillan
Publication date:
08/01/2011
Series:
Science Sorted
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
9 Years

Meet the Author

Glenn Murphy is the author of How Loud Can You Burp? and Why Is Snot Green? He now lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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