Technology’s most intriguing stories are the tales of what might have been, those seemingly insignificant incidents that would have had the largest unforeseen effects.
Alexander Fleming cleans up his dishes … and penicillin is washed down the drain
Steve Jobs skips the company visit to Xerox PAR C … and computers never crack the commercial market
Nikola Tesla receives philanthropic support … and the 20th century is illuminated by space age energy and technology
Engaging, contentious and compulsively readable, each book in this new series takes the reader on a historical flight of fancy, imagining the consequences if history had gone just that little bit differently.