Technology

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  1. 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

  2. Book ImageExperience on Demand: What Virtual Reality Is, How It Works, and What It Can Do

    Jeremy Bailenson

    An in-depth look at virtual reality and how it can be harnessed to improve our everyday lives.More

  3. 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

  4. Book ImageThe Earth Policy Reader

    Lester R. Brown, Janet Larsen, Bernie Fischlowitz-Roberts, Et Al.

    Award-winning environmental analyst Lester R. Brown and his colleagues chart progress in building the eco-economy, an economy that is compatible with the earth's ecosystem.More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Book ImageWheels, Clocks, and Rockets: A History of Technology

    Donald Cardwell

    "A prime example of how to write a history of an immense and technical subject ....a winner."—New ScientistMore

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. Book ImageUtopia Is Creepy: And Other Provocations

    Nicholas Carr

    A freewheeling, sharp-shooting indictment of a tech-besotted culture.More

  12. Book ImageWhere the Animals Go: Tracking Wildlife with Technology in 50 Maps and Graphics

    James Cheshire, Oliver Uberti

    "Where the Animals Go is beautiful and thrilling, a combination of the best in science and exposition, and a joy to study cover to cover." —Edward O. Wilson, University Research Professor Emeritus, Harvard UniversityMore

  13. Book ImageClocks and Culture: 1300-1700

    Carlo M. Cipolla

    The history of the clock opens a window on how different cultures have viewed time and on Europe's path to industrialization.More

  14. Book ImageSuperweapon: The Making of MX

    John Edwards

    This book tells the story of what may be the most important and difficult strategic decision faced by the United States since the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima.More

  15. Book ImageHello World: Being Human in the Age of Algorithms

    Hannah Fry

    Shortlisted for the 2018 Royal Society Investment Science Book PrizeA look inside the algorithms that are shaping our lives and the dilemmas they bring with them.More

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