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

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  
The God Machine
The God Machine
Written by James R. Chiles
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307485489
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
The God Machine
From Boomerangs to Black Hawks: The Story of the Helicopter
Written by James R. Chiles


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2008
Price: $11.99


From transforming the ways of war to offering godlike views of inaccessible spots, revolutionizing rescues worldwide, and providing some of our most-watched TV moments—including the cloud of newscopters that trailed O. J. Simpson’s Bronco—the helicopter is far more capable than early inventors expected. Now James Chiles profiles the many helicoptrians who... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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.
Rescuing Prometheus
Rescuing Prometheus
Written by Thomas P. Hughes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679739388
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Rescuing Prometheus
Four Monumental Projects that Changed Our World
Written by Thomas P. Hughes


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: March 14, 2000
Price: $18.95

"A rare insight into industrial planning on a huge scale...Excellent." --The Economist

Rescuing Prometheus is an eye-opening and marvelously informative look at some of the technological projects that helped shape the modern world.  Thomas P. Hughes focuses on four postwar projects whose vastness and complexity inspired new technology, new organizations, and new management... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Remaking the World
Remaking the World
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375700248
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Remaking the World
Adventures in Engineering
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: December 29, 1998
Price: $16.95

Science/Engineering


"Petroski has an inquisitive mind, and he is a fine writer. . . . [He] takes us on a lively tour of engineers, their creations and their necessary turns of mind."   --Los Angeles Times

From the Ferris wheel to the integrated circuit, feats of engineering have changed our environment in countless ways... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Penguin and the Leviathan
The Penguin and the Leviathan
Written by Yochai Benkler, Read by Marc Cashman
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307969101
Our Price: $17.50

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

The Penguin and the Leviathan
How Cooperation Triumphs over Self-Interest
Written by Yochai Benkler
Read by Marc Cashman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $17.50

What do Wikipedia, Zip Car’s business model, Barack Obama's presidential campaign, and a small group of lobster fishermen have in common? They all show the power and promise of human cooperation in transforming our businesses, our government, and our society at large. Because today, when the costs of collaborating are lower... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
The Erotic Engine
The Erotic Engine
Written by Patchen Barss
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385667371
Our Price: $19.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Erotic Engine
How Pornography has Powered Mass Communication, from Gutenberg to Google
Written by Patchen Barss


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $19.00

Pornography: The force for change that has been written out of the history of world culture.

From cave painting to photography to the internet, pornography has always been at the cutting edge in adopting and exploiting new developments in mass communication. And in so doing, it has helped to promote and propel... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Small Things Considered
Small Things Considered
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400032938
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Small Things Considered
Why There Is No Perfect Design
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: Trade Paperback, 306 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2004
Price: $16.95

Why has the durable paper shopping bag been largely replaced by its flimsy plastic counterpart? What circuitous chain of improvements led to such innovations as the automobile cup holder and the swiveling vegetable peeler? With the same relentless curiosity and lucid, witty prose he brought to his earlier books, Henry Petroski... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Young and the Digital
The Young and the Digital
Written by S. Craig Watkins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807006160
Our Price: $18.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Young and the Digital
What the Migration to Social Network Sites, Games, and Anytime, Anywhere Media M eans for Our Future
Written by S. Craig Watkins


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $18.00

In The Young and the Digital, S. Craig Watkins skillfully draws from more than 500 surveys and 350 in-depth interviews with young people, parents, and educators to understand how a digital lifestyle is affecting the ways youth learn, play, bond, and communicate. Timely and deeply relevant, the book covers the influence...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Rocket and the Reich
The Rocket and the Reich
Written by Michael J. Neufeld
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588344670
Our Price: $27.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Rocket and the Reich
Peenemunde and the Coming of the Ballistic Missile Era
Written by Michael J. Neufeld


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $27.95

WINNER OF THE DEXTER PRIZE OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY

Launched by the Third Reich in late 1944, the first ballistic missile, the V-2, fell on London, Paris, and Antwerp after covering nearly two hundred miles in five minutes. It was a stunning achievement, one that heralded a... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
High-Tech Heretic
High-Tech Heretic
Written by Clifford Stoll
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385489768
Our Price: $15.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

High-Tech Heretic
Reflections of a Computer Contrarian
Written by Clifford Stoll


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2000
Price: $15.00

The cry for and against computers in the classroom is a topic of concern to parents, educators, and communities everywhere. Now, from a Silicon Valley hero and bestselling technology writer comes a pointed critique of the hype surrounding computers and their real benefits, especially in education. In High-Tech Heretic, Clifford Stoll... Read more >
View pages: 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20
Page 15 of 26
View past category highlights: