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Apple: The Inside Story of Intrigue, Egomania, and Business Blunders
Apple: The Inside Story of Intrigue, Egomania, and Business Blunders
by Jim Carlton
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Jim Carlton covers West Coast technology issues for the Wall Street Journal. For the past twenty years, he has worked as a journalist for a variety of newspapers, including the Houston Chronicle, The Orange County Register, and the Los Angeles Times. His... (read more)

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Nikola Tesla: Free Energy & the White Dove
Nikola Tesla: Free Energy & the White Dove
by Commander X
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Exposes the most important alternative scientific advancements of our time utilizing free energy which was uncovered by Tesla and perhaps derived from other worldly... (read more)

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The Illustrated, Almanac of Science, Technology, and Invention: Day by Day Facts, Figures, and the Fanciful
The Illustrated, Almanac of Science, Technology, and Invention: Day by Day Facts, Figures, and the Fanciful
by Raymond Francis
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A beautifully illustrated volume, this almanac serves as an invaluable companion for those who have an insatiable curiosity about the world around them. Entertaining and engrossing, this book can be used as a learning tool, a reference book, or as a fun "... (read more)

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DuPont: From the Banks of the Brandywine to Miracles of Science
DuPont: From the Banks of the Brandywine to Miracles of Science
by Adrian Kinnane
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In 1802 E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company sprouted, like an acorn, close to the young oak of American life. In the early years DuPont explosives helped the new nation build canals and railroads, ports and harbors, and dams and mines. DuPont munitions... (read more)

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The Invisible Computer: Why Good Products Can Fail, the Personal Computer Is So Complex, and Information Appliances Are the Solution
The Invisible Computer: Why Good Products Can Fail, the Personal Computer Is So Complex, and Information Appliances Are the Solution
by Donald A Norman
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Technologies have a life cycle, says Donald Norman, and companies and their products must change as they pass from youth to maturity. Alas, the computer industry thinks it is still in its rebellious teenage years, exulting in technical complexity... (read more)

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Book of Old-Time Trades and Tools (Dover Pictorial Archive)
Book of Old-Time Trades and Tools (Dover Pictorial Archive)
by Anonymous
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Originally written as an aid for boys seeking information about prospective trades and occupations available to them as adults, this profusely illustrated and instructive text also stresses the importance, dignity, and techniques of labor. First... (read more)

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Apple Confidential 2.0: The Definitive History of the World's Most Colorful Company
Apple Confidential 2.0: The Definitive History of the World's Most Colorful Company
by Owen W. Linzmayer
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Apple Confidential examines the tumultuous history of America's best-known Silicon Valley start-up--from its legendary founding almost 30 years ago, through a series of disastrous executive decisions, to its return to... (read more)

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Absolute Zero: And the Conquest of Cold
Absolute Zero: And the Conquest of Cold
by Tom Shachtman
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Shachtman presents the fascinating story of the scientific effort to master cold, from the creation of thermometers to the attainment of temperatures billionths of a degree above absolute zero.... (read more)

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The Fantastic Inventions of Nikola Tesla
The Fantastic Inventions of Nikola Tesla
by Nikola Tesla and David Hatcher Childress
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From the publishers that bring you such cherished yumminess as The Case for the Face, Who Killed Diana?, and Dark Moon comes this fine printing of some of Tesla's own writings along with additional material by David Hatcher Childress. Includes: The... (read more)

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On Historical Distance
On Historical Distance
by Mark Phillips
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Conceptions of distance are foundational to historical thought, but Mark Salber Phillips gives the idea new subtlety and meaning. He argues that distance is a matter not just of time and space but also of form, affect, ideology, and understanding. In... (read more)

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Telecosm: The World After Bandwidth Abundance
Telecosm: The World After Bandwidth Abundance
by George Gilder
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The guru of high technology and a man whose "slightest utterance can move stocks" (The Wall Street Journal) presents a clear, cogent vision of the future of telecommunications; what it will mean in our everyday lives; and how savvy investors can get on... (read more)

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Dogfight: How Apple and Google Went to War and Started a Revolution
Dogfight: How Apple and Google Went to War and Started a Revolution
by Fred Vogelstein
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Behind the bitter rivalry between Apple and Google — and how it's reshaping the way we think about technology. The rise of smartphones and tablets has altered the business of making computers. At the center of this change are Apple and Google, two... (read more)

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Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe (Vintage)
Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe (Vintage)
by George Dyson
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A Wall Street Journal Best Business Book of 2012 A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2012 In this revealing account of how the digital universe exploded in the aftermath of World War II, George Dyson illuminates the nature of digital computers, the lives of... (read more)

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The Internet: A Historical Encyclopedia
The Internet: A Historical Encyclopedia
by Laura Lambert
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The first version of this reference won the RUSA Award for Outstanding Reference Source in 2000. Now expanded to three volumes, the new edition includes a fully revised and extended chronology volume, a volume of biographies, and a volume with articles... (read more)

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Fire in the Belly: Building a World-Leading High-Tech Company from Scratch in Tumultuous Times
Fire in the Belly: Building a World-Leading High-Tech Company from Scratch in Tumultuous Times
by Jerry D Neal
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A fascinating look behind RF Micro Devices, the world's leading supplier of cell-phone power amplifiers, which exemplifies the wild ride through the technology boom of the 1990s.... (read more)

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Making Modern Science: A Historical Survey
Making Modern Science: A Historical Survey
by Peter J Bowler
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The development of science, according to respected scholars Peter J. Bowler and Iwan Rhys Morus, expands our knowledge and control of the world in ways that affect-but are also affected by-society and culture. In Making Modern Science, a text designed... (read more)

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The Knowledge Web: From Electronic Agents to Stonehenge and Back -- And Other Journeys Through Knowledge
The Knowledge Web: From Electronic Agents to Stonehenge and Back -- And Other Journeys Through Knowledge
by James Burke
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In andlt;Iandgt;The Knowledge Web,andlt;/Iandgt; James Burke, the bestselling author and host of television's andlt;Iandgt;Connectionsandlt;/Iandgt; series, takes us on a fascinating tour through the interlocking threads of knowledge running through... (read more)

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On the Beauty of Science: A Nobel Laureate Reflects on the Universe, God, and the Nature of Discovery
On the Beauty of Science: A Nobel Laureate Reflects on the Universe, God, and the Nature of Discovery
by Herbert A. Hauptman
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In this memoir of a long, distinguished career devoted to scientific research, world-renowned mathematician Herbert A. Hauptman recounts both the joys and the disappointments of his lifelong quest to induce nature to "reveal her secrets." In 1985, Dr... (read more)

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The End of Big: How the Digital Revolution Makes David the New Goliath
The End of Big: How the Digital Revolution Makes David the New Goliath
by Nicco Mele
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Governments fear—and sometimes fall before—individuals relying only on social media. Major political parties see their power eroded by grassroots forces through online fund-raising. Universities scramble to preserve their student... (read more)

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Holding on to Reality: The Nature of Information at the Turn of the Millennium
Holding on to Reality: The Nature of Information at the Turn of the Millennium
by Albert Borgmann
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Holding On to Reality is a brilliant history of information, from its inception in the natural world to its role in the transformation of culture to the current Internet mania and is attendant assets and liabilities. Drawing on the history of ideas, the... (read more)

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