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 The 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

Bringing Columbia Home: The Untold Story of a Lost Space Shuttle and Her Crew

Mike Leinbach was the launch director of the space shuttle program when Columbia disintegrated on reentry before a nation s eyes on February 1, 2003 And it would be Mike Leinbach who would be a key leader in the search and recovery effort as NASA, FEMA, the FBI, the US Forest Service, and dozens

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

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

How to Invent Everything is such a cool book It s essential reading for anyone who needs to duplicate an industrial civilization quickly Randall Munroe, xkcd creator and New York Times bestselling author of What If The only book you need if you re going back in time What would you do if a