Coders: The Making of a New Tribe and the Remaking of the World

From acclaimed tech writer Clive Thompson, a brilliant and immersive anthropological reckoning with the most powerful tribe in the world today, computer programmers where they come from, how they think, what makes for greatness in their world, and what should give us pause You use software nearly

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

You Look Like a Thing and I Love You: How Artificial Intelligence Works and Why It's Making the World a Weirder Place

AS HEARD ON NPR S SCIENCE FRIDAY Discover the book that Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Cain, Daniel Pink, and Adam Grant want you to read this year, an accessible, informative, and hilarious introduction to the weird and wonderful world of artificial intelligence Ryan North You look like a thing and

Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions

A fascinating exploration of how insights from computer algorithms can be applied to our everyday lives, helping to solve common decision making problems and illuminate the workings of the human mind All our lives are constrained by limited space and time, limits that give rise to a particular set

Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualization Guide for Business Professionals

Don t simply show your data tell a story with it Storytelling with Data teaches you the fundamentals of data visualization and how to communicate effectively with data You ll discover the power of storytelling and the way to make data a pivotal point in your story The lessons in this

Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley

Liar s Poker meets The Social Network in an irreverent expos of life inside the tech bubble, from industry provocateur Antonio Garc a Mart nez, a former Twitter advisor, Facebook product manager and startup founder CEO The reality is, Silicon Valley capitalism is very simple Investors are people

Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech

Buying groceries, tracking our health, finding a date whatever we want to do, odds are that we can now do it online But few of us realize just how many oversights, biases, and downright ethical nightmares are baked inside the tech products we use every day It s time we change that In Technically