Reviews and Blog Posts: inventors

How we got to now

by Steven Johnson

Reviewer Rating:
4

Based on his book by the same title, Steven Johnson's How We Got To Now is a fascinating look at how seemingly simple concepts such as clean water, marking time, and keeping things cold have led to huge leaps forward in technological/industrial/scientific advances, connecting past innovation to where we are...

The doodles of Sam Dibble. 3, Robots don't clean toilets

by Judy Press

Reviewer Rating:
4

 I am constantly on the look out for books that I can recommend to the young ones whenever there are no available copies of Diary of a wimpy kid.  This book is one of those in which kids learn something useful amid all the fart jokes (and there are many...

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