Sex, Bombs and Burgers: How War, Porn and Fast Food Created Technology as We Know It

Sex, Bombs and Burgers: How War, Porn and Fast Food Created Technology as We Know It

Peter Nowak


battle. speedy nutrients. Pornography. Pervasive in our tradition, those 3 obsessions could appear to symbolize the worst features of humankind. yet what have our lust, greed and rage pushed us to accomplish? during this impressive and unique ebook, Peter Nowak argues that the majority of the most important technological advances of the final sixty years have stemmed from the trio of billion-dollar industries that cater to our basest impulses. From dangle movie to aerosols, electronic cameras to chilly drugs and GM meals to Google, a few of the instruments and conveniences we take pleasure in at the present time could be traced again to both the porn, army or quickly nutrition undefined. Nowak finds such unforeseen hyperlinks as: -how the inventors of toys like Barbie and the Slinky perfected their creations with military-tech knowledge. -why "one tremendous jump for mankind" introduced us greater clinic food and stricter nutrients qc directions. -how strategies within the adult-film can assist us construct higher robot limbs.

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