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The Internet: A Historical Encyclopedia
The Internet: A Historical Encyclopedia
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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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The Department of Mad Scientists: How DARPA Is Remaking Our World, from the Internet to Artificial Limbs
The Department of Mad Scientists: How DARPA Is Remaking Our World, from the Internet to Artificial Limbs
by Michael Belfiore
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From Smithsonian Books, The Department of Mad Scientists is the first trade book ever on DARPA—the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency—the maverick and controversial agency whose futuristic work has had amazing military and... (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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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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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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Albert Borgmann is the Regents Professor of Philosophy at the University of Montana. His books include Technology and the Character of Contemporary Life and Crossing the Postmodern Divide, both published by the University of Chicago Press.... (read more)

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Wittgenstein Flies a Kite: A Story of Models of Wings and Models of the World
Wittgenstein Flies a Kite: A Story of Models of Wings and Models of the World
by Susan G Sterrett
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Engines of Creation: The Coming Era of Nanotechnology
Engines of Creation: The Coming Era of Nanotechnology
by Eric Drexler
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Artifacts: An Archaeologist's Year in Silicon Valley
Artifacts: An Archaeologist's Year in Silicon Valley
by Christine Finn
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andlt;Pandgt;Silicon Valley, a small place with few identifiable geologic or geographic features, has achieved a mythical reputation in a very short time. The modern material culture of the Valley may be driven by technology, but it also encompasses... (read more)

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Rembrandts' in the Attic
Rembrandts' in the Attic
by Kevin G Rivette
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From "Forbes" and "Fortune" to the "Wall Street Journal" and "Harvard Business Review", the pundits are calling it the next corporate strategy challenge: how to use patents and other intellectual property not just as legal tools but as weapons of... (read more)

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What Technology Wants
What Technology Wants
by Kevin Kelly
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New York Times, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, Discover bestselling author Steven Kotler has written extensively about those pivotal moments when science fiction became science fact…and fundamentally reshaped the world. Now he gathers the best of his... (read more)

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Insanely Simple: The Obsession That Drives Apple's Success
Insanely Simple: The Obsession That Drives Apple's Success
by Ken Segall
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Simplicity isn’t just a design principle at Apple—it’s a value that permeates every level of the organization. It’s what helped Apple recover from near death in 1997 to become the most valuable company on earth in 2012. As ad... (read more)

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Light from the East: How the Science of Medieval Islam Helped to Shape the Western World
Light from the East: How the Science of Medieval Islam Helped to Shape the Western World
by John Freely
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Long before the European Renaissance, while the Western world was languishing in what was once called the “Dark Ages,” the Arab world was ablaze with the knowledge, invention, and creativity of its Golden Age. Through the astrologers... (read more)

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The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives
The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives
by Leonard Mlodinow
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With the born storyteller's command of narrative and imaginative approach, Leonard Mlodinow vividly demonstrates how our lives are profoundly informed by chance and randomness and how everything from wine ratings and corporate success to school grades... (read more)

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The Best of Technology Writing 2008
The Best of Technology Writing 2008
by Clive Thompson
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Apple Confidential: The Real Story of Apple Computer, Inc.
Apple Confidential: The Real Story of Apple Computer, Inc.
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Play Money: Or, How I Quit My Day Job and Made Millions Trading Virtual Loot
Play Money: Or, How I Quit My Day Job and Made Millions Trading Virtual Loot
by Julian Dibbell
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A wild ride to the outer limits of the virtual world, where real money meets fantasy... (read more)

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The Gecko's Foot: Bio- Inspiration: Engineering New Materials from Nature
The Gecko's Foot: Bio- Inspiration: Engineering New Materials from Nature
by Peter Forbes
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A riveting account of the unexpected relationship between nature and scientific design.... (read more)

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Inventing Modern: Growing Up with X-Rays, Skycrapers, and Tailfins
Inventing Modern: Growing Up with X-Rays, Skycrapers, and Tailfins
by John H Lienhard
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Hardcore Inventing: Invent, Protect, Promote, and Profit from Your Ideas
Hardcore Inventing: Invent, Protect, Promote, and Profit from Your Ideas
by Rob Yanover
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Based on the authors experience in the world of inventing and promotion, Hardcore Inventing offers the kind of advice you can only learn from experience: how to developing an idea into an invention, how to build a prototype for show, how to safeguard... (read more)

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