This book was published by ISA in October 2003 and was the best-seller
for 2004. You can order an autographed copy.
Pinto's perspectives, pointers & prognostications
Automation Unplugged includes the best-of-the-best Jim Pinto articles
on a variety of automation topics, with a special introduction by Dick
Morley, technology guru and father of the PLC. Each of 5 sections
is introduced by a noted automation industry personality.
See Table of Contents (below)
Pinto Podcast - MP3 Audio file 500 KB 4-1/2 mins.
- "A thorough understanding of business and
technology makes this book a class act. You may, as I often have, disagree with
Jim, but you will always be stimulated to think."
-- Dick Morley, Inventor of the PLC
- "Jim’s commentary and views on the decline of the automation industry are
a brutally honest assessment of the state of the automation industry and what the
future may hold. Backed by persuasive arguments he outlines why the industry is
n decline with specific examples and penetrating analysis — read this book now!"
-- Frank Williams, CEO I/O Select
- "The truly creative don’t let the industry’s continued malaise
get them down. They just keep trying to find new and better ways to get
the job done."
-- Greg Hale, Editor InTech
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