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TITLE : Forces Of Production A Social History Of Industrial Automation

Forces of production was published in 1984 and leaves off with nccnc as it was in the 1970s by then nc numerical control had transitioned to computer circuits and software and thus the name cnc for computer numerical controlsynopsis discusses defensive bidding takeout doubles overcalls auctions direct cue bids and other aspects of bridge strategyfocusing on the postwar automation of the american metal working industry the heart of the modern industrial economy this is a provocative study of how automation has assumed a critical role in americaget this from a library forces of production a social history of industrial automation david f noblefocusing on the design and implementation of computer based automatic machine tools david f noble challenges the idea that technology has a life of its own

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