Author(s): Glenn Murphy
A fun, doodle-filled book about science and technology by the author of Why Is Snot Green?
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 awesome questions about technology can be found in this funny and fascinating book. Packed to capacity with megabytes of marvelous information, this book explores everything from the first simple engines to the latest gadgets, computers, and networks. If you've ever wondered if some people are really robots in disguise, or what language a computer speaks, you'll find the answers here.
Glenn Murphy wrote his first book, Why Is Snot Green?, while working at the Science Museum, London. Since then he has written around twenty popular-science titles aimed at kids and teens, including the bestselling How Loud Can You Burp? and Space: The Whole Whizz-Bang Story. These days he lives in sunny, leafy North Carolina - with his wife Heather, his son Sean, and two unfeasibly large felines.