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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: January 28, 2020
From renowned tech writer Steven Levy, the definitive history of one of America's most powerful and controversial companies: Facebook   In his sophomore year of college, Mark Zuckerberg created a simple website to serve as a campus social networ...
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Author: Victoria Turk
Release Date: January 07, 2020
Want to Marie Kondo your digital life and develop a more mindful, meaningful relationship with technology? By a leading tech and digital culture journalist, Kill Reply All is a guide to tidying up your relationship with technology.How do you reply to...
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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'...
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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...
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Author: Stuart Russell | Narrator: Raphael Corkhill
Release Date: October 08, 2019
"The most important book I have read in quite some time" (Daniel Kahneman); "A must-read" (Max Tegmark); "The book we've all been waiting for" (Sam Harris)A leading artificial intelligence researcher lays out a new approach to AI that will enable us ...
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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: Gary Marcus and Ernest Davis | Narrator: Kaleo Griffith
Release Date: September 10, 2019
Two leaders in the field offer a compelling analysis of the current state of the art and reveal the steps we must take to achieve a truly robust artificial intelligence.Despite the hype surrounding AI, creating an intelligence that rivals or exceeds ...
Author: Dana Thomas | Narrator: Dana Thomas
Release Date: September 03, 2019
An investigation into the damage wrought by the colossal clothing industry and the grassroots, high-tech, international movement fighting to reform it  What should I wear? It’s one of the fundamental questions we ask ourselves every day. M...
Author: Bina Venkataraman | Narrator: Bina Venkataraman
Release Date: August 27, 2019
A trailblazing exploration of how we can plan better for the future: our own, our families’, and our society’s.   Instant gratification is the norm today—in our lives, our culture, our economy, and our politics. Many of us have...
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: Margaret O'Mara | Narrator: Nan Mcnamara
Release Date: July 09, 2019
The true, behind-the-scenes history of the people who built Silicon Valley and shaped Big Tech in America Long before Margaret O'Mara became one of our most consequential historians of the American-led digital revolution, she worked in the White Hous...