Random House: Bringing You the Best in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Books
Authors
Books
eBooks
Newletters and Alerts
246 books in

Subscribe to the Random House What's New Newsletter.

Your Email Address:

Subscribe to our RSS/XML feed with web-based news readers.
Click your choice:

RSS
RSS PDF
Atom Feed
Add to Google

Browse Category

Find more Technology books by browsing the categories below.

Technology:

Technology:

Sort: Author   Bestselling  Format   Date   Price   Title  
Eye in the Sky
Eye in the Sky
Written by Dwayne Day
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781560987734
Our Price: $17.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Eye in the Sky
The Story of the CORONA Spy Satellites
Written by Dwayne Day


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: August 17, 1999
Price: $17.95

Presenting the full story of the CORONA spy satellites' origins, Eye in the Sky explores the Cold War technology and far-reaching effects of the satellites on foreign policy and national security. Arguing that satellite reconnaissance was key to shaping the course of the Cold War, the book documents breakthroughs in intelligence... Read more >
The New Cool
The New Cool
Written by Neal Bascomb
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307588913
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
ReaderStore for Sony
more>>
The New Cool
A Visionary Teacher, His FIRST Robotics Team, and the Ultimate Battle of Smarts
Written by Neal Bascomb


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $11.99

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...

Read more >
Why Things Bite Back
Why Things Bite Back
Written by Edward Tenner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679747567
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Why Things Bite Back
Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences
Written by Edward Tenner


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: September 2, 1997
Price: $18.95

In this perceptive and provocative look at everything from computer software that requires faster processors and more support staff to antibiotics that breed resistant strains of bacteria, Edward Tenner offers a virtual encyclopedia of what he calls "revenge effects"--the unintended consequences of the mechanical, chemical, biological, and medical forms of ingenuity... Read more >
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
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

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.
   
In The Most Powerful Idea... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Big Idea
The Big Idea
Written by National Geographic, Foreword by Timothy Ferris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426208102
Our Price: $35.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Big Idea
How Breakthroughs of the Past Shape the Future
Written by National Geographic
Foreword by Timothy Ferris


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $35.00

From the Pythagorean theorem to DNA's double helix, from the discovery of microscopic life-forms to the theory of relativity—the big ideas of science and technology shape an era's worldview. Open this book, grasp the newest ideas from thought leaders of today, then spring off from them to move back through the... Read more >
Thunderstruck
Thunderstruck
Written by Erik Larson, Read by Tony Goldwyn
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739339640
Our Price: $15.00

For more information about downloading this audiobook
visit our Audiobook Download FAQ page.

Thunderstruck

Written by Erik Larson
Read by Tony Goldwyn


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 24, 2006
Price: $15.00

A true story of love, murder, and the end of the world’s “great hush”

In Thunderstruck, Erik Larson tells the interwoven stories of two men—Hawley Crippen, a very unlikely murderer, and Guglielmo Marconi, the obsessive creator of a seemingly supernatural means of communication—whose lives intersect during one of the greatest criminal chases... Read more >
Masterworks of Technology
Masterworks of Technology
Written by E. E. Lewis
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591022435
Our Price: $29.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Masterworks of Technology
The Story of Creative Engineering, Architecture, and Design
Written by E. E. Lewis


Format: Hardcover, 328 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2004
Price: $29.99

In this absorbing exploration of technological creativity throughout the ages, E. E. Lewis, professor of mechanical engineering at Northwestern University, eloquently tells the story of how science and engineering—which had little in common until a few hundred years ago—came together to create the technological world of the 21st century.

Today’s technology is... Read more >
The Toothpick
The Toothpick
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279439
Our Price: $15.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Toothpick
Technology and Culture
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2008
Price: $15.95

A celebration culture and technology, as seen through the history of the humble yet ubiquitous toothpick, from the best-selling author of The Pencil.

From ancient Rome, where emperor Nero made his entrance into a banquet hall with a silver toothpick in his mouth, to nineteenth-century Boston, where Charles Forster, the father of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Parting the Desert
Parting the Desert
Written by Zachary Karabell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375708121
Our Price: $18.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Parting the Desert
The Creation of the Suez Canal
Written by Zachary Karabell


Format: Trade Paperback, 328 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2004
Price: $18.00

Award-winning historian Zachary Karabell tells the epic story of the greatest engineering feat of the nineteenth century--the building of the Suez Canal-- and shows how it changed the world.

The dream was a waterway that would unite the East and the West, and the ambitious, energetic French diplomat and entrepreneur Ferdinand de... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Mystery of Flight 427
The Mystery of Flight 427
Written by Bill Adair
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588340894
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Mystery of Flight 427
Inside a Crash Investigation
Written by Bill Adair


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2004
Price: $16.95

The immediate human toll of the 1994 Flight 427 disaster was staggering: all 132 people aboard died on a Pennsylvania hillside. The subsequent investigation was a maze of politics, bizarre theories, and shrouded answers. Bill Adair, an award-winning journalist, was granted special access to the five-year inquiry by the National Transportation... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
View pages: 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15
Page 10 of 25
View past category highlights: