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I love how this book spends a ton of time giving history and context to the invention of the xerox copier. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Ted Timmons
I really enjoyed this book. I thought that it did a good job explaining the history of the Xerox company and xerography. Read morePublished 17 months ago by P. Petti
The is a fine biography of the late Chester Carlson and the invention of Xerox copying machines; it is succinct, engaging and explains the basic physics and chemistry of Xerox... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Babak Makkinejad
Accurately details the development of "copying without chemicals" from the initial discovery and patent, to the release of the first product, the revolutionary 914 copier,... Read morePublished on November 21, 2013 by Peter Haas
This book is all about how Chester Carlson came up with the revolutionary idea of "electrophotography" (what we now call xerography -- as in Xerox copies) and how darn long it took... Read morePublished on May 22, 2013 by Jenni Gilmer
David Owen is a staff writer for The New Yorker and the author of many books. He is seemingly able to write about anything. Read morePublished on November 16, 2012 by Kristen Smith
This book tells not one but three fascinating stories. The first is the personal story of Chester Carlson, from his impoverished early life, through financial success to his... Read morePublished on September 1, 2011 by Steve in Camp Verde