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Science  19 Feb 2010:
Vol. 327, Issue 5968, pp. 960-961
DOI: 10.1126/science.1187156

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The Nature of Technology What It Is and How It Evolves by W. Brian Arthur Free Press, New York, 2009. 255 pp. $27, C$34.99. ISBN 9781416544050. Allen Lane, London. £22. ISBN 9781846140174.


How technology works, how it evolves, and how it prompts economic change are among the questions Arthur explores in this thought-provoking account.