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Author: Tyler Maroney | Narrator: William DeMeritt
Release Date: September 29, 2020
A fascinating examination of the world of private investigators by a 21st-century private eye.Today's world is complicated: companies are becoming more powerful than nations, the lines between public and corporate institutions grow murkier, and the i...
Author: Sara Hendren | Narrator: Sara Hendren
Release Date: August 18, 2020
A fascinating and provocative new way of looking at the things we use and the spaces we inhabit, and a call to imagine a better-designed world for us all.Furniture and tools, kitchens and campuses and city streets—nearly everything human beings...
Author: Alex Kantrowitz | Narrator: Alex Kantrowitz
Release Date: April 07, 2020
"This is a terrific book" - Kara SwisherAn acclaimed tech reporter reveals the inner workings of Amazon, Facebook, Google, Apple, and Microsoft, showing how to compete with the tech titans using their own playbook.At Amazon, "Day One" is code for inv...
Author: Steven Levy | Narrator: Will Damron
Release Date: February 25, 2020
“Levy’s all-access Facebook reflects the reputational swan dive of its subject. . . . The result is evenhanded and devastating.”—San Francisco Chronicle “[Levy’s] evenhanded conclusions are still damning.”&md...
Author: John Maeda | Narrator: Dani Martineck
Release Date: November 19, 2019
Visionary designer and technologist John Maeda defines the fundamental laws of how computers think, and why you should care even if you aren't a programmer."Maeda is to design what Warren Buffett is to finance." --WiredJohn Maeda is one of the world'...
Author: Bill Gates, Carol Ann Browne and Brad Smith | Narrator: Carol Ann Browne and Brad Smith
Release Date: September 10, 2019
The instant New York Times bestseller.From Microsoft's president and one of the tech industry's broadest thinkers, a frank and thoughtful reckoning with how to balance enormous promise and existential risk as the digitization of everything accelerate...
Author: David Ewing Duncan | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: July 16, 2019
Award-winning journalist David Ewing Duncan considers 24 visions of possible human-robot futures—Incredible scenarios from Teddy Bots to Warrior Bots, and Politician Bots to Sex Bots—Grounded in real technologies and possibilities and ins...
Author: Clive Thompson | Narrator: René Ruiz
Release Date: March 26, 2019
Hello, world.Facebook's algorithms shaping the news. Self-driving cars roaming the streets. Revolution on Twitter and romance on Tinder. We live in a world constructed of code--and coders are the ones who built it for us. From acclaimed tech writer C...
Author: Roger McNamee | Narrator: Roger McNamee
Release Date: February 05, 2019
The New York Times bestseller about a noted tech venture capitalist, early mentor to Mark Zuckerberg, and Facebook investor, who wakes up to the serious damage Facebook is doing to our society - and sets out to try to stop it. If you had told Ro...
Author: Scott Galloway | Narrator: Jonathan Todd Ross
Release Date: October 03, 2017
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER USA TODAY BESTSELLERAmazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google are the four most influential companies on the planet. Just about everyone thinks they know how they got there. Just about everyone is wrong. For al...
Author: Nilofer Merchant | Narrator: Nilofer Merchant
Release Date: August 29, 2017
An 800-CEO-READ Staff PickShortlisted for the Thinkers50 Breakthrough Idea AwardA Financial Times Business Book of the Month“For any would-be activists who hear the voice: ‘not me’ or ‘not now,’ Merch...
Author: Mary Aiken | Narrator: Rachel Fulginiti
Release Date: August 23, 2016
A groundbreaking exploration of how cyberspace is changing the way we think, feel, and behave “A must-read for this moment in time.”—Steven D. Levitt, co-author of Freakonomics • One of the best books of the year—Nature&#...