Technology

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  1. Book ImageTechnically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech

    Sara Wachter-Boettcher

    “An entertaining romp that tells us where and why the tech industry, once America’s darling, went wrong, and what it might do to recover its good graces.” —Tim Wu, author of The Master SwitchMore

  2. 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

  3. Book ImageMachine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future

    Andrew McAfee, Erik Brynjolfsson

    “A clear and crisply written account of machine intelligence, big data and the sharing economy. But McAfee and Brynjolfsson also wisely acknowledge the limitations of their futurology and avoid over-simplification.” —Financial TimesMore

  4. Book ImageClick Here to Kill Everybody: Security and Survival in a Hyper-connected World

    Bruce Schneier

    A world of "smart" devices means the Internet can kill people. We need to act. Now.More

  5. Book ImageTesla: Inventor of the Modern

    Richard Munson

    Tesla’s inventions transformed our world, and his visions have continued to inspire great minds for generations.More

  6. Book ImageArmy of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

    Paul Scharre

    A Pentagon defense expert and former U.S. Army Ranger explores what it would mean to give machines authority over the ultimate decision of life or death.More

  7. 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

  8. Book ImageRise of the Machines: A Cybernetic History

    Thomas Rid

    "Dazzling.” —Financial TimesMore

  9. 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

  10. Book ImageThis Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm

    Ted Genoways

    Is there still a place for the farm in today’s America?More

  11. Book ImageUtopia Is Creepy: And Other Provocations

    Nicholas Carr

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

  12. Book ImageCRACK99: The Takedown of a $100 Million Chinese Software Pirate

    David Locke Hall

    The utterly gripping story of the most outrageous case of cyber piracy prosecuted by the U.S. Department of Justice.More

  13. Book ImagePinpoint: How GPS is Changing Technology, Culture, and Our Minds

    Greg Milner

    "One of the most mesmerizing and exhilarating, yet alarming modern technology books…an extraordinary tale." —Gillian Tett, Financial TimesMore

  14. Book ImageThe Ethics of Invention: Technology and the Human Future

    Sheila Jasanoff

    We live in a world increasingly governed by technology—but to what end?More

  15. Book ImageApplied Minds: How Engineers Think

    Guru Madhavan

    “Engineers are titans of real-world problem-solving. . . . In this riveting study of how they think, [Guru Madhavan] puts behind-the-scenes geniuses . . . center stage.”—NatureMore

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