The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

The revered New York Times bestselling author traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement precision in a superb history that is both an homage and a warning for our future n nThe rise of manufacturing could not

The Manager's Path: A Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth and Change

Managing people is difficult wherever you work, but the tech industry as a whole is pretty bad at it Tech companies in general lack the experience, tools, texts, and frameworks to do it well And the handful of books that share tips and tricks of engineering management don t explain how to supervis

How to Invent Everything: A Survival Guide for the Stranded Time Traveller

What would you do if a time machine hurled you thousands of years into the past and then broke How would you survive Could you improve on humanity s original timeline And how hard would it be to domesticate a giant wombat n nWith this book as your guide, you ll survive and thrive in any pe

Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs

An insider s account of Apple s creative process during the golden years of Steve Jobs n nHundreds of millions of people use Apple products every day several thousand work on Apple s campus in Cupertino, California but only a handful sit at the drawing board Creative Selection recounts the life of

A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon

The inspiring true story of mathematician Katherine Johnson made famous by the award winning film Hidden Figures who counted and computed her way to NASA and helped put a man on the moon n nKatherine knew it was wrong that African Americans didn t have the same rights as others as wrong as 5 5 1

The DevOps Handbook: How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, and Security in Technology Organizations

Increase profitability, elevate work culture, and exceed productivity goals through DevOps practices.More than ever, the effective management of technology is critical for business competitiveness For decades, technology leaders have struggled to balance agility, reliability, and security The cons

Autonomy: The Quest to Build the Driverless Car—And How It Will Reshape Our World

An automotive and tech world insider investigates the quest to develop and perfect the driverless car an innovation that promises to be the most disruptive change to our way of life since the smartphone n nWe stand on the brink of a technological revolution Soon, few of us will own our own automobile