This work offers a summary of the book "COPIES IN SECONDS: How a Lone Inventor and an Unknown Company Created the Biggest Communication Breakthrough Since Gutenberg - Chester Carlson and the Birth of the Xerox Machine" by David Owen.
David Owen is a staff writer for The New Yorker. He is the author of a dozen books including The Making of the Masters, The Chosen One, The First National Bank of Dad and Hit & Hope.
In Copies in Seconds, David Owen tells the fascinating history of copying documents.
He recounts the creation of the first plain-paper office copier and the life story of the man behind it, Chester Carlson. Introduced in 1960, the Xerox machine has been recognized as one of the most remarkable products ever marketed in America.
Based on extensive research, Copies in Seconds is an inspiring story about courage, ambition and technological innovation.