Technology

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  1. Book ImageThe Four-Dimensional Human: Ways of Being in the Digital World

    Laurence Scott

    You are a four-dimensional human.More

  2. Book ImageThe End of Plenty: The Race to Feed a Crowded World

    Joel K. Bourne, Jr

    “An urgent and at times terrifying dispatch from a distinguished reporter who has given heart and soul to his subject.”—Hampton SidesMore

  3. Book ImageBeyond: Our Future in Space

    Chris Impey

    “Expansive and enlightening. . . . Impey packs his prose with wonderful anecdotes and weird factoids.”—New York Times Book ReviewMore

  4. Book ImageData and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World

    Bruce Schneier

    “Bruce Schneier’s amazing book is the best overview of privacy and security ever written.”—Clay ShirkyMore

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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