Technology

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

    Ted Genoways

    Winner of the Stubbendieck Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize
    2019 selection for the One Book One Nebraska and All Iowa state reading programs

    "Genoways gives the reader a kitchen-table view of the vagaries, complexities, and frustrations of modern farming…Insightful and empathetic." —Milwaukee Journal SentinelMore

  2. Book ImageThe Silicon Eye: Microchip Swashbucklers and the Future of High-Tech Innovation

    George Gilder

    Technology insider George Gilder delivers a "compelling" (Wired) look under the hood at a genius-fueled startup.More

  3. Book ImageLife After Television: The Coming Transformation of Media and American Life

    George Gilder

    “In Life After Television, George Gilder imagines a world in which the boob tube has given way to the living room telecomputer. . . . Mr. Gilder’s case is galvanic, at times even intoxicating.” —Jim Holt, Wall Street JournalMore

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Book ImageThe Devouring Fungus: Tales of the Computer Age

    Karla Jennings

    “Zooks! At last, the culture, folklore, and mythology of computing. Here’s the digital dirt from our computer age…collected and retold by Karla Jennings.” —Cliff Stoll, author of The Cuckoo’s EggMore

  10. Book ImageThe Sources of Invention

    John Jewkes, David Sawers, Richard Stillerman

    Second Edition

    A study of the causes and consequences of industrial innovation through the inventions of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.More

  11. Book ImageMultimedia: From Wagner to Virtual Reality

    Ken Jordan, Randall Packer

    Expanded Edition

    "I recommend this book to you with an earnestness that I have seldom felt for any collection of historic texts," writes William Gibson in his foreword.More

  12. 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

  13. Book ImageThe Baltimore Case: A Trial of Politics, Science, and Character

    Daniel J. Kevles

    "You read with a rising sense of despair and outrage, and you finish it as if awakening from a nightmare only Kafka could have conceived."--Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, New York TimesMore

  14. Book ImageThe Man Who Knew Too Much: Alan Turing and the Invention of the Computer

    David Leavitt

    A "skillful and literate" (New York Times Book Review) biography of the persecuted genius who helped create the modern computer.More

  15. Book ImageNext: The Future Just Happened

    Michael Lewis

    The New York Times bestseller. "His book is a wake-up call at a time when many believe the net was a flash in the pan."—BusinessWeekMore

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