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Faster
Faster
Written by James Gleick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679775485
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Faster
The Acceleration of Just About Everything
Written by James Gleick


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 5, 2000
Price: $16.95

From the bestselling, National Book Award-nominated author of Genius and Chaos, a bracing new work about the accelerating pace of change in today's world.

Most of us suffer some degree of "hurry sickness." a malady that has launched us into the "epoch of the nanosecond," a need-everything-yesterday sphere dominated by cell phones... Read more >
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The Most Powerful Idea in the World
The Most Powerful Idea in the World
Written by William Rosen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400067053
Our Price: $28.00
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The Most Powerful Idea in the World
A Story of Steam, Industry, and Invention
Written by William Rosen


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $28.00

If all measures of human advancement in the last hundred centuries were plotted on a graph, they would show an almost perfectly flat line—until the eighteenth century, when the Industrial Revolution would cause the line to shoot straight up, beginning an almost uninterrupted march of progress.
   
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China Airborne
China Airborne
Written by James Fallows
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400031276
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China Airborne
The Test of China's Future
Written by James Fallows


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $15.95

From one of our most influential journalists, here is a timely, vital, and illuminating account of the next stage of China’s modernization—its plan to rival America as the world’s leading aerospace power and to bring itself from its low-wage past to a high-tech future.

In 2011, China announced its twelfth Five-Year Plan...

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Moon Lander
How We Developed the Apollo Lunar Module
Written by Thomas J. Kelly


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $19.99

Chief engineer Thomas J. Kelly gives a firsthand account of designing, building, testing, and flying the Apollo lunar module. It was, he writes, “an aerospace engineer’s dream job of the century.” Kelly’s account begins with the imaginative process of sketching solutions to a host of technical challenges with an emphasis on... Read more >
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The Technological Society
The Technological Society
Written by Jacques Ellul
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780394703909
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The Technological Society

Written by Jacques Ellul


Format: Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: October 12, 1967
Price: $14.95

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The Radioactive Boy Scout
The Radioactive Boy Scout
Written by Ken Silverstein
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588363565
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The Radioactive Boy Scout
The True Story of a Boy and His Backyard Nuclear Reactor
Written by Ken Silverstein


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 2, 2004
Price: $13.99

Growing up in suburban Detroit, David Hahn was fascinated by science, and his basement experiments—building homemade fireworks, brewing moonshine, and concocting his own self-tanning lotion—were more ambitious than those of other boys. While working on his Atomic Energy badge for the Boy Scouts, David’s obsessive attention turned to nuclear energy. Throwing... Read more >
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Concrete Planet
Concrete Planet
Written by Robert Courland, Foreword by Dennis Smith
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616144814
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Concrete Planet
The Strange and Fascinating Story of the World's Most Common Man-Made Material
Written by Robert Courland
Foreword by Dennis Smith


Format: Hardcover, 396 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $26.00

Concrete: We use it for our buildings, bridges, dams, and roads. We walk on it, drive on it, and many of us live and work within its walls. But very few of us know what it is. We take for granted this ubiquitous substance, which both literally and figuratively comprises much... Read more >
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The Two-Second Advantage
The Two-Second Advantage
Written by Vivek Ranadive and Kevin Maney
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307887658
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The Two-Second Advantage
How We Succeed by Anticipating the Future--Just Enough
Written by Vivek Ranadive and Kevin Maney


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $25.00

What made Wayne Gretzky the greatest hockey player of all time wasn’t his speed on the ice or the uncanny accuracy of his shots, but rather his ability to predict where the puck was going to be an instant before it arrived. In other words, it was Gretzky’s brain that made... Read more >
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The New Cool
The New Cool
Written by Neal Bascomb
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307588906
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The New Cool
A Visionary Teacher, His FIRST Robotics Team, and the Ultimate Battle of Smarts
Written by Neal Bascomb


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $15.00

That Monday afternoon, in high-school gyms across America, kids were battling for the only glory American culture seems to want to dispense to the young these days: sports glory.  But at Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta, California, in a gear-cluttered classroom, a different type of “cool” was brewing.  A physics...

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The Google Story
The Google Story
Written by David A. Vise and Mark Malseed, Read by Stephen Hoye
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781415929698
Our Price: $20.00

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The Google Story

Written by David A. Vise and Mark Malseed
Read by Stephen Hoye


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 29, 2005
Price: $20.00

"Here is the story behind one of the most remarkable Internet successes of our time. Based on scrupulous research and extraordinary access to Google, the book takes you inside the creation and growth of a company whose name is a favorite brand and a standard verb recognized around the world. Its... Read more >
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