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  • Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution

    Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution

    Genre: Business,Computers,Science & Technology,Math & Technology,Economics
    Author: Steven Levy
    Duration: 20:26:01

    Steven Levy's classic book traces the exploits of the computer revolution's original hackers -- those brilliant and eccentric nerds from the late 1950s through the early '80s who took risks, bent the rules, and pushed the world in a radical new direction. With updated material from noteworthy hacker ... [ more ]

  • Secret War

    Secret War

    Genre: Computers,Juvenile & Children's,Fiction,Suspense,Juvenile Mystery,Fiction,Action & Adventure,Juvenile Fiction,General,Children's,Ages 9 to 12
    Author: Matt Myklusch
    Duration: 09:26:00

    Picking up a year after the events of The Accidental Hero, Jack and his fellow students are now well into their School of Thought training and are sidekicking for official, card-carrying super heroes. But, even though Jack feels more at home in the Imagine Nation, he's still hiding secrets from his ... [ more ]

  • Edge of Evil

    Edge of Evil

    Genre: Computers,Fiction,Mystery & Thriller,Suspense,Thriller,Literature,Suspense,Novels
    Author: J.A. Jance
    Duration: 08:15:00

    The end of her high-profile broadcasting career came too soon for TV journalist Alison Reynolds'bounced off the air by executives who wanted a younger face. With a divorce from her cheating husband of ten years also pending, there is nothing keeping her in L.A. any longer. Cut loose from her mo ... [ more ]

  • Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other

    Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other

    Genre: Computers,Science & Technology,Psychology
    Author: Sherry Turkle
    Duration: 14:48:00

    Consider Facebook—it's human contact, only easier to engage with and easier to avoid. Developing technology promises closeness. Sometimes it delivers, but much of our modern life leaves us less connected with people and more connected to simulations of them. In Alone Together, MIT technology an ... [ more ]

  • Soul of A New Machine

    Soul of A New Machine

    Genre: Computers,Science & Technology,Math & Technology
    Author: Tracy Kidder
    Duration: 09:04:52

    Computers have changed since 1981, when Tracy Kidder memorably recorded the drama, comedy, and excitement of one companys efforts to bring a new microcomputer to market. What has not changed is the feverish pace of the high-tech industry, the go-for-broke approach to business that has caused so ... [ more ]

  • Geek Sublime: The Beauty of Code, the Code of Beauty

    Geek Sublime: The Beauty of Code, the Code of Beauty

    Genre: Computers,Science & Technology,Math & Technology
    Author: Vikram Chandra
    Duration: 06:47:00

    Vikram Chandra has been a computer programmer for almost as long as he has been a novelist. In this extraordinary new book, his first work of nonfiction, he searches for the connections between the worlds of art and technology. Coders are obsessed with elegance and style, just as writers are, but do ... [ more ]

  • The Man Who Lied to His Laptop: What Machines Teach Us About Human Relationships

    The Man Who Lied to His Laptop: What Machines Teach Us About Human Relationships

    Genre: Computers,NonFiction,Selfhelp,Computers,NonFiction,Selfhelp
    Author: Clifford Nass, Corina Yen
    Duration: 07:48:00

    Lying to a laptop so we don't hurt its feelings; yelling at a GPS in frustration; feeling flattered by random praise from a computer-people act strangely around artificial intelligence. Stranger still that how we act around computers is so similar to how we act towards other people, and that we ca ... [ more ]

  • You

    You

    Genre: Computers,Fiction,Mystery & Thriller,Suspense,Modern Fiction
    Author: Austin Grossman
    Duration: 13:18:00

    When Russell joins Black Arts games, brainchild of two visionary designers who were once his closest friends, he reunites with an eccentric crew of nerds hacking the frontiers of both technology and entertainment. In part, he's finally given up chasing the conventional path that has always seemed ju ... [ more ]

  • Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon

    Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon

    Genre: Computers,Politics,Current Affairs
    Author: Kim Zetter
    Duration: 13:03:00

    Top cybersecurity journalist Kim Zetter tells the story behind the virus that sabotaged Iran’s nuclear efforts and shows how its existence has ushered in a new age of warfare—one in which a digital attack can have the same destructive capability as a megaton bomb. In January 2010, inspectors w ... [ more ]

  • Swiped: How to Protect Yourself in a World Full of Scammers, Phishers, and Identity Thieves

    Swiped: How to Protect Yourself in a World Full of Scammers, Phishers, and Identity Thieves

    Genre: Business,Computers,Instructional
    Author: Adam Levin
    Duration: 07:24:00

    Increasingly, identity theft is a fact of life. We might once have hoped to protect ourselves from hackers with airtight passwords and aggressive spam folders, and those are good ideas as far as they go. But the truth is, there are people out there -- a lot of them -- who treat stealing your identit ... [ more ]

  • Agile Samurai: How Agile Masters Deliver Great Software

    Agile Samurai: How Agile Masters Deliver Great Software

    Genre: Business,Computers,Personal Development
    Author: Jonathan Rasmusson
    Duration: 04:56:00

    Get ready to kick some software project butt. By learning the ways of the agile samurai you will discover: -how to create plans and schedules your customer and your team can believe in -what characteristics make a good agile team and how to form your own -how to gather requirements in a fra ... [ more ]

  • Computing: A Concise History: The MIT Press Essential Knowledge series

    Computing: A Concise History: The MIT Press Essential Knowledge series

    Genre: History,Computers,World
    Author: Paul E. Ceruzzi
    Duration: 03:56:38

    The history of computing could be told as the story of hardware and software, or the story of the Internet, or the story of smart hand-held devices, with subplots involving IBM, Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, and Twitter. In this concise and accessible account of the invention and development of digita ... [ more ]

  • Stay Awhile and Listen: How Two Blizzards Unleashed Diablo and Forged a Video-Game Empire - Book I

    Stay Awhile and Listen: How Two Blizzards Unleashed Diablo and Forged a Video-Game Empire - Book I

    Genre: Computers,Science & Technology,Math & Technology
    Author: David L. Craddock
    Duration: 08:56:50

    Two companies. Two opposing cultures. One multi-billion-dollar video-game empire. Stay Awhile and Listen: How Two Blizzards Unleashed Diablo and Forged a Video-Game Empire - Book 1 invites readers to discover the origin of Blizzard North, a studio built by gamers, for gamers, and Blizzard ... [ more ]

  • @War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex

    @War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex

    Genre: Computers,NonFiction,Politics
    Author: Shane Harris
    Duration: 09:45:00

    A surprising, page-turning account of how the wars of the future are already being fought today The United States military currently views cyberspace as the “fifth domain” of warfare—alongside land, sea, air, and space—and the Department of Defense, National Security Agency, and CIA all field t ... [ more ]

  • Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple's Greatest Products

    Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple's Greatest Products

    Genre: Computers,Biographies,Business
    Author: Leander Kahney
    Duration: 08:47:00

    The bestselling author of Inside Steve’s Brain profiles Apple’s legendary chief designer, Jonathan Ive Jony Ive’s designs have not only made Apple one of the most valuable companies in the world; they’ve overturned entire industries, from music and mobile phones to PCs and tablets. But f ... [ more ]

  • Developer's Code: What Real Programmers Do

    Developer's Code: What Real Programmers Do

    Genre: Computers,Science & Technology,Math & Technology
    Author: Ka Wai Cheung
    Duration: 04:11:00

    The Developer’s Code isn’t about the code you write, it’s about the code you live by. There are no trite superlatives here. Packed with lessons learned from more than a decade of software development experience, author Ka Wai Cheung takes you through the programming profession from nearly every ... [ more ]

  • Enchanted Objects: Design, Human Desire, and the Internet of Things

    Enchanted Objects: Design, Human Desire, and the Internet of Things

    Genre: Computers,Science & Technology,Math & Technology
    Author: David Rose
    Duration: 07:43:00

    How should human beings interact with technology in the future? That's a question entrepreneur and MIT Media Lab scientist David Rose grapples with every day. Many believe the future will look like more of the same--ever more smartphones, tablets and other devices, with screens embedded in ... [ more ]

  • Revolutionary Wealth: How it will be created and how it will change our lives

    Revolutionary Wealth: How it will be created and how it will change our lives

    Genre: Business,Computers,Economics
    Author: Alvin Toffler
    Duration: 09:49:00

    Starting with the publication of their seminal bestseller, Future Shock, Alvin and Heidi Toffler have given millions of readers new ways to think about personal life in today’s high-speed world with its constantly changing, seemingly random impacts on our businesses, governments, families and daily ... [ more ]

  • Microsoft Secrets: How the World's Most Powerful Software Company Creates Technology, Shapes Markets, and Manages People

    Microsoft Secrets: How the World's Most Powerful Software Company Creates Technology, Shapes Markets, and Manages People

    Genre: Business,Computers,Management & Leadership,Business,Computers,Management & Leadership
    Author: Michael A. Cusumano, Richard W. Selby
    Duration: 18:05:51

    Microsoft commands the high ground of the information superhighway by owning the operating systems and basic applications programs that run on hundreds of millions of computers around the world. Beyond the unquestioned genius and vision of Bill Gates, what accounts for Microsoft's astounding success ... [ more ]

  • Self-Publishing and Marketing From the Trenches

    Self-Publishing and Marketing From the Trenches

    Genre: Business,Marketing & Sales,Computers
    Author: Peter H. Zindler
    Duration: 01:37:00

    Self-Publishing And Marketing From The Trenches will help guide you away from the pitfalls and money traps that await the self-published writer. It will maximize your budget, save you time, and help you publish professional books, ebooks, and audio books in the global market. With 30 years in the tr ... [ more ]