Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley StartupThe full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of a multibillion dollar startup, by the prize winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end in the face of pressure and threats from the CEO and her lawyers n nIn 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Ho

Uncanny Valley: A Memoir

Uncanny Valley: A MemoirThe prescient, page turning account of a journey in Silicon Valley a defining memoir of our digital age n nIn her mid twenties, at the height of tech industry idealism, Anna Wiener stuck, broke, and looking for meaning in her work, like any good millennial left a job in book publishing for the promi

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic FutureElon Musk, the entrepreneur and innovator behind SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity, sold one of his internet companies, PayPal, for 1.5 billion Ashlee Vance captures the full spectacle and arc of the genius s life and work, from his tumultuous upbringing in South Africa and flight to the United States

Permanent Record

Permanent RecordEdward Snowden, the man who risked everything to expose the US government s system of mass surveillance, reveals for the first time the story of his life, including how he helped to build that system and what motivated him to try to bring it down n nIn 2013, twenty nine year old Edward Snowden shocke

Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World

Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy WorldMinimalism is the art of knowing how much is just enough Digital minimalism applies this idea to our personal technology It s the key to living a focused life in an increasingly noisy world n nIn this timely and enlightening book, the bestselling author of Deep Work introduces a philosophy for tech

How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy

How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention EconomyThis thrilling critique of the forces vying for our attention re defines what we think of as productivity, shows us a new way to connect with our environment and reveals all that we ve been too distracted to see about our selves and our world n nWhen the technologies we use every day collapse our exp

So You've Been Publicly Shamed

So You've Been Publicly ShamedNow a New York Times bestseller and from the author of The Psychopath Test, a captivating and brilliant exploration of one of our world s most underappreciated forces shame It s about the terror, isn t it The terror of what I said The terror of being found out For the past three years,

The Whispering Room (Jane Hawk, #2)

The Whispering Room (Jane Hawk, #2)Jane Hawk fiction s most relentless, resourceful, stunning new heroine continues her battle against a murderous conspiracy in the riveting sequel to The Silent Corner n n n No time to delay Do what you were born to do Fame will be yours when you do this n n nThese are the words that ring in the min

Black Nowhere (Lisa Tanchik #1)

Black Nowhere (Lisa Tanchik #1)n Chasing a cybercriminal into the pitch black heart of the Dark Web nSpecial Agent Lisa Tanchik is the best at taking down cybercriminals So when the FBI discovers a multibillion dollar black market online, she s tasked with finding the creator and bringing him to justice Donning one of her many

Humble Pi: A Comedy of Maths Errors

Humble Pi: A Comedy of Maths ErrorsThe author explains how the misuse of math creates problems Mathematical errors often include mistaking units pounds for kilograms, feet for meters , and misunderstanding probabilistic and statistical statements Parker also presents examples of users of computer software not fully understanding t

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your LifeYou sit down at your desk to work on an important project, but a notification on your phone interrupts your morning Later, as you re about to get back to work, a colleague taps you on the shoulder to chat At home, screens get in the way of quality time with your family Another day goes by, and on

Catfishing on CatNet

Catfishing on CatNetHow much does the internet know about YOU n nBecause her mom is always on the move, Steph hasn t lived anyplace longer than six months Her only constant is an online community called CatNet a social media site where users upload cat pictures a place she knows she is welcome What Steph doesn t kno

Steve Jobs

Steve JobsFrom the author of the bestselling biographies of Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein, this is the exclusive, New York Times bestselling biography of Apple co founder Steve Jobs n nBased on than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years as well as interviews with than a hundred

The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains

The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our BrainsIs Google making us stupid When Nicholas Carr posed that question, in a celebrated Atlantic Monthly cover story, he tapped into a well of anxiety about how the Internet is changing us He also crystallized one of the most important debates of our time As we enjoy the Net s bounties, are we sacri

The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master

The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to MasterWard Cunningham Straight from the programming trenches, The Pragmatic Programmer cuts through the increasing specialization and technicalities of modern software development to examine the core process taking a requirement and producing working, maintainable code that delights its users It cove

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