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Author: Alex Kantrowitz
Release Date: May 12, 2020
An 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 inventing like a startup, with little regar...
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Author: Cody Cassidy
Release Date: May 05, 2020
Who wore the first pants? Who painted the first masterpiece? Who first rode the horse? This madcap adventure across ancient history uses everything from modern genetics to archaeology to uncover the geniuses behind these and other world-changing inno...
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Author: Alexander Rose
Release Date: April 28, 2020
The Golden Age of Aviation is brought to life by the story of the giant Zeppelin airships that once roamed the sky and ended with the fiery destruction of the Hindenburg.At the dawn of the twentieth century, when human flight was still considered an ...
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Author: George Zaidan
Release Date: April 14, 2020
Cheese puffs. Coffee. Sunscreen. Vapes. George Zaidan reveals what will kill you, what won’t, and why—explained with high-octane hilarity, hysterical hijinks, and other things that don’t begin with the letter H.   INGREDIENTS o...
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Author: Rachel Lance | Narrator: Rebecca Lowman
Release Date: April 07, 2020
How a determined scientist cracked the case of the first successful—and disastrous—submarine attack   On the night of February 17, 1864, the tiny Confederate submarine HL Hunley made its way toward the USS Housatonic just outside Cha...
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Author: Nicholas Fox Weber
Release Date: February 25, 2020
A rich, wide-ranging meditation on the iPhone as direct descendant of the 1930s Bauhaus, one of the twentieth century's most influential schools of art and design (summed up in Mies van der Rohe's dictum, "less is more") whose principle aim was to co...
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Author: Steven Levy
Release Date: February 25, 2020
He has had unprecedented access to Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg for three years. And now renowned tech writer Steven Levy delivers the definitive history of one of America’s most powerful and controversial companies: Facebook.In his soph...
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Author: Victoria Turk
Release Date: January 07, 2020
Want to Marie Kondo your digital life and develop a more tactful approach to technology? By a leading tech and digital culture journalist, Kill Reply All is a guide to tidying it all up.    How do you reply to your colleague’s weird ...
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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: Meryle Secrest | Narrator: Susan Denaker
Release Date: November 05, 2019
The never-before-told true account of the design and development of the first desktop computer by the world's most famous high-styled typewriter company, more than a decade before the arrival of the Osborne 1, the Apple 1, the first Intel microproces...
Author: David Owen | Narrator: Fred Sanders
Release Date: October 29, 2019
The surprising science of hearing and the remarkable technologies that can help us hear betterOur sense of hearing makes it easy to connect with the world and the people around us. The human system for processing sound is a biological marvel, an intr...
Author: Stuart Russell | Narrator: Raphael Corkhill
Release Date: October 08, 2019
"The most important book on AI this year." --The Guardian"Mr. Russell's exciting book goes deep, while sparkling with dry witticisms." --The Wall Street Journal"The most important book I have read in quite some time" (Daniel Kahneman); "A must-read" ...