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  1. Book ImageThe Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies

    Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew McAfee

    A New York Times Bestseller. A “fascinating” (Thomas L. Friedman, New York Times) look at how digital technology is transforming our work and our lives.More

  2. Book ImageThe Glass Cage: How Our Computers Are Changing Us

    Nicholas Carr

    At once a celebration of technology and a warning about its misuse, The Glass Cage will change the way you think about the tools you use every day.More

  3. Book ImageInside the Machine: Art and Invention in the Electronic Age

    Megan Prelinger

    A visual history of the electronic age captures the collision of technology and art—and our collective visions of the future.More

  4. Book ImageMove: Putting America’s Infrastructure Back in the Lead

    Rosabeth Moss Kanter

    "America has been waiting for a call to think big and act big as we envision our transportation future. Kanter's important book is it." —Deval Patrick, governor of Massachusetts, 2007—2015More

  5. Book ImageDigital Cosmopolitans: Why We Think the Internet Connects Us, Why It Doesn't, and How to Rewire It

    Ethan Zuckerman

    “One of our most important books on globalization.” —Steve O’Keefe, New York Journal of BooksMore

  6. Book ImageThe Internet Police: How Crime Went Online, and the Cops Followed

    Nate Anderson

    Chaos and order clash in this riveting exploration of crime and punishment on the Internet.More

  7. Book ImageThe Big Switch: Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google

    Nicholas Carr

    “Magisterial. . . . Draws an elegant and illuminating parallel between the late-19th-century electrification of America and today’s computing world.”—SalonMore

  8. Book ImageEnergy for Future Presidents: The Science Behind the Headlines

    Richard A. Muller

    “Policymakers and casual readers alike can benefit . . . eye-opening . . . sheds lots of light with little wasted heat.”—Publishers WeeklyMore

  9. Book ImageThe Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media

    Brooke Gladstone, Josh Neufeld

    "Mind-opening, thought-provoking and incredibly timely… An absolutely spectacular read."—Cory Doctorow, BoingBoingMore

  10. Book ImageThe Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains

    Nicholas Carr

    Finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction: “Nicholas Carr has written a Silent Spring for the literary mind.”—Michael Agger, SlateMore

  11. Book ImageNatural Computing: DNA, Quantum Bits, and the Future of Smart Machines

    Dennis E. Shasha, Cathy Lazere

    Reports from the cutting edge, where physics and biology are changing the fundamental assumptions of computing.More

  12. Book ImagePlan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization

    Lester R. Brown

    Substantially Revised

    “[Brown’s] ability to make a complicated subject accessible to the general reader is remarkable.”—Katherine Salant, Washington PostMore

  13. Book ImageReinventing Knowledge: From Alexandria to the Internet

    Ian F. McNeely, Lisa Wolverton

    “It has the power to wrench familiar aspects of history into new and surprising shapes.”—Laura Miller, Salon

  14. Book ImageAlmost Human: Making Robots Think

    Lee Gutkind

    “A crazy suspense story about these kids at Carnegie Mellon and their leader making robots . . . fascinating stuff.” —Jon StewartMore

  15. Book ImageThe Telephone Gambit: Chasing Alexander Graham Bell's Secret

    Seth Shulman

    "A stellar example of historical investigation at its probing best."—Chuck Leddy, Boston GlobeMore

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