Technology

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  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 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
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  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Book ImageThe God that Limps: Science and Technology in the Eighties

    Colin Norman

    The central theme of The God That Limps is that science and technology must be viewed in a broad social and political context. They are not simply neutral tools for solving problems, but are part and parcel of the structure of society, and this perspective is essential in understanding their social impacts.More

  9. Book ImageThe Evolution Explosion: How Humans Cause Rapid Evolutionary Change

    Stephen R. Palumbi

    "Palumbi has hit upon...one of the most important but widely neglected issues of our time."—Edward O. WilsonMore

  10. Book ImageIdeas and Information: Managing in a High-Tech World

    Arno Penzias

    Ideas and Information is extremely pleasant to read. It is full of fascinating and enlightening stories told brilliantly by a Nobel laureate who not only excels as a scientist but also is outstanding as a research manager.” —Hiroshi Inose, Director General, National Center for Science Information System, Tokyo, JapanMore

  11. 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

  12. Book ImageThe Info Mesa: Science, Business, and New Age Alchemy on the Santa Fe Plateau

    Edward Regis

    The explosive rise and shining future of Santa Fe's informatics industry, where scientists are converting abstract theory into real profit.More

  13. Book ImageRise of the Machines: A Cybernetic History

    Thomas Rid

    "Dazzling.” —Financial TimesMore

  14. Book ImageCrystal Fire: The Invention of the Transistor and the Birth of the Information Age

    Michael Riordan, Lillian Hoddeson

    "Without the invention of the transistor, I'm quite sure that the PC would not exist as we know it today."—Bill GatesMore

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

    Paul Scharre

    Winner of the 2019 William E. Colby Award

    "The book I had been waiting for. I can't recommend it highly enough." —Bill GatesMore

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