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

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:

Sort: Author   Bestselling  Format   Date   Price   Title  
Air Vagabonds
Oceans, Airmen, and a Quest for Adventure
Written by Anthony J. Vallone


Format: eBook, 312 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2014
Price: $29.95

Air Vagabonds is the story of the amazing, true (mis)adventures of a band of rogues piloting aircraft alone into exotic and deadly destinations.

In the late 1970s and through the 1980s the demand for light aircraft eclipsed anything seen before or since. This created the need for a small air force of... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Mars Up Close

(Available August 5, 2014)
Mars Up Close
Written by Marc Kaufman, Foreword by Elon Musk
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426212789
Our Price: $40.00
 Quantity: 1 
Mars Up Close
Inside the Curiosity Mission
Written by Marc Kaufman
Foreword by Elon Musk


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $40.00

With images never published before, many with surprising colors and landscapes that make you want to spend your next vacation on Mars, this is the one and only book written in consultation with NASA scientists that explains everything, detail by detail and moment by moment, about the most ambitious space expedition... Read more >
Woman and the Car, 1909
A Chatty Little Handbook for the Edwardian Motoriste
Written by Dorothy Levitt


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $10.95

Read more >
Space Shuttle 1981-2011
Stories from 30 Years of Exploration
Edited by Air & Space Magazine
Contribution by Sally Ride, Greg Freiherr and T.A. Heppenheimer


Format: eBook, 102 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $9.95

Space Shuttle 1981-2011 is a lavishly illustrated special edition celebrating the space shuttle era. In thirty years of operation, space shuttles were used in 135 different missions; this volume presents the adventure stories of many of these missions in the astronauts’ own words. Additional contributions by space exploration writers cover the... Read more >
The Origins of Satellite Communications, 1945-1965
The Origins of Satellite Communications, 1945-1965
Written by David J. Whalen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935623601
Our Price: $34.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Origins of Satellite Communications, 1945-1965

Written by David J. Whalen


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $34.95

Conventional assumptions hold that U.S. government research and development efforts produced the satellite communications industry. David J. Whalen has looked deeply into the history of the industry and presents remarkable new information to tell a much different story. He finds that most of the satellite technology was privately developed by AT&T... Read more >
Cold Antler Farm
Cold Antler Farm
Written by Jenna Woginrich
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611801033
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Cold Antler Farm
A Memoir of Growing Food and Celebrating Life on a Scrappy Six-Acre Homestead
Written by Jenna Woginrich


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $16.95

Farm City meets The Omnivore's Dilemma in Cold Antler Farm, a collection of essays on raising food on a small homestead , while honoring the natural cycle of the "lost" holidays of the agricultural calendar.

Author Jenna Woginrich is mistress of her one-woman farm and is well known for her essays on... Read more >
The Farmer in All of Us
The Farmer in All of Us
Contribution by Paul Harvey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213304
Our Price: $45.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Farmer in All of Us
An American Portrait
Contribution by Paul Harvey


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $45.00

What began as an ode to the American farmer has evolved into an anthem to an iconic American way of life. Inspiring and moving, the book follows the themes of the heartwarming speech by legendary radio commentator Paul Harvey, “So God Made a Farmer.” Based on the TV commercial watched by... Read more >
Makers
Makers
Written by Chris Anderson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307720962
Our Price: $16.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Makers
The New Industrial Revolution
Written by Chris Anderson


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $16.00

Wired magazine editor and bestselling author Chris Anderson takes you to the front lines of a new industrial revolution as today’s entrepreneurs, using open source design and 3-D printing, bring manufacturing to the desktop.  In an age of custom-fabricated, do-it-yourself product design and creation, the collective potential of a million garage... Read more >
Closing Circle
Closing Circle
Written by Barry Commoner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804152877
Our Price: $12.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Closing Circle

Written by Barry Commoner


Format: eBook, 328 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2014
Price: $12.99

From Chapter One:

This book . . . begins with the ecosphere, the setting in which civilization has done its great—and terrible—deeds. Then it moves to a description of some of the damage we have done to the ecosphere—to the air, the water, the soil. However, by now such horror stories of... Read more >
Computing with Quantum Cats
From Colossus to Qubits
Written by John Gribbin


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $12.99

A mind-blowing glimpse into the near future, where quantum computing will have world-transforming effects.

The quantum computer is no longer the stuff of science fiction. Pioneering physicists are on the brink of unlocking a new quantum universe which provides a better representation of reality than our everyday experiences and common sense ever... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Computing with Quantum Cats
Computing with Quantum Cats
Written by John Gribbin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149215
Our Price: $28.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Computing with Quantum Cats
From Colossus to Qubits
Written by John Gribbin


Format: Hardcover, 295 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $28.95

A mind-blowing glimpse into the near future, where quantum computing will have world-transforming effects.

The quantum computer is no longer the stuff of science fiction. Pioneering physicists are on the brink of unlocking a new quantum universe which provides a better representation of reality than our everyday experiences and common sense ever... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Future of the Mind
The Future of the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku, Read by Feodor Chin
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804148801
Our Price: $50.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Future of the Mind
The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku
Read by Feodor Chin


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $50.00

NOW A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Compelling….Kaku thinks with great breadth, and the vistas he presents us are worth the trip”
—The New York Times Book Review


The New York Times
best-selling author of PHYSICS OF THE IMPOSSIBLE, PHYSICS OF THE FUTURE and HYPERSPACE tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human... Read more >
The Future of the Mind
The Future of the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku, Read by Feodor Chin
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804148818
Our Price: $25.00

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

The Future of the Mind
The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku
Read by Feodor Chin


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $25.00

NOW A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Compelling….Kaku thinks with great breadth, and the vistas he presents us are worth the trip”
—The New York Times Book Review


The New York Times
best-selling author of PHYSICS OF THE IMPOSSIBLE, PHYSICS OF THE FUTURE and HYPERSPACE tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
The Future of the Mind
The Future of the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385530828
Our Price: $28.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Future of the Mind
The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $28.95

NOW A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Compelling….Kaku thinks with great breadth, and the vistas he presents us are worth the trip”
—The New York Times Book Review


The New York Times
best-selling author of PHYSICS OF THE IMPOSSIBLE, PHYSICS OF THE FUTURE and HYPERSPACE tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human... Read more >
The Future of the Mind
The Future of the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385530835
Our Price: $12.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
The Future of the Mind
The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $12.99

NOW A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Compelling….Kaku thinks with great breadth, and the vistas he presents us are worth the trip”
—The New York Times Book Review


The New York Times
best-selling author of PHYSICS OF THE IMPOSSIBLE, PHYSICS OF THE FUTURE and HYPERSPACE tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human... Read more >
Trapped Under the Sea
Trapped Under the Sea
Written by Neil Swidey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307886729
Our Price: $26.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Trapped Under the Sea
One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Miles Into the Darkness
Written by Neil Swidey


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $26.00

The harrowing story of five men who were sent into a dark, airless, miles-long tunnel, hundreds of feet below the ocean, to do a nearly impossible job—with deadly results
 
A quarter-century ago, Boston had the dirtiest harbor in America. The city had been dumping sewage into it for generations, coating the... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.
Trapped Under the Sea
Trapped Under the Sea
Written by Neil Swidey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307886743
Our Price: $12.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Trapped Under the Sea
One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Miles Into the Darkness
Written by Neil Swidey


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $12.99

The harrowing story of five men who were sent into a dark, airless, miles-long tunnel, hundreds of feet below the ocean, to do a nearly impossible job—with deadly results
 
A quarter-century ago, Boston had the dirtiest harbor in America. The city had been dumping sewage into it for generations, coating the... Read more >
Trapped Under the Sea
Trapped Under the Sea
Written by Neil Swidey, Read by David H. Lawrence XVII
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804149198
Our Price: $22.50

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

Trapped Under the Sea
One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Miles Into the Darkness
Written by Neil Swidey
Read by David H. Lawrence XVII


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $22.50

The harrowing story of five men who were sent into a dark, airless, miles-long tunnel, hundreds of feet below the ocean, to do a nearly impossible job—with deadly results
 
A quarter-century ago, Boston had the dirtiest harbor in America. The city had been dumping sewage into it for generations, coating the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Engineers of Victory
Engineers of Victory
Written by Paul Kennedy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979398
Our Price: $16.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Engineers of Victory
The Problem Solvers Who Turned The Tide in the Second World War
Written by Paul Kennedy


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2013
Price: $16.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Paul Kennedy, award-winning author of The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers and one of today’s most renowned historians, now provides a new and unique look at how World War II was won. Engineers of Victory is a fascinating nuts-and-bolts account of the strategic factors that led to Allied... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Adventures in Yarn Farming
Adventures in Yarn Farming
Written by Barbara Parry
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590308233
Our Price: $27.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Adventures in Yarn Farming
Four Seasons on a New England Fiber Farm
Written by Barbara Parry


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $27.95

A knitting book focusing on the sheep-to-shawl process by a well-known knitter, shepherd, and artisanal yarn producer.

Gain an insider's view on fiber farming and yarn craft, from sheep to skein, all told through the eyes of shepherd and textile artisan Barbara Parry. Follow her flock over the course of a... Read more >
Ingenious
Ingenious
Written by Jason Fagone
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307591487
Our Price: $26.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Ingenious
A True Story of Invention, Automotive Daring, and the Race to Revive America
Written by Jason Fagone


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $26.00

An epic tale of invention, in which ordinary people’s lives are changed forever by their quest to engineer a radically new kind of car
 
In 2007, the X Prize Foundation announced that it would give $10 million to anyone who could build a safe, mass-producible car that could travel 100... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Ingenious
Ingenious
Written by Jason Fagone
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307591500
Our Price: $12.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Ingenious
A True Story of Invention, Automotive Daring, and the Race to Revive America
Written by Jason Fagone


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $12.99

An epic tale of invention, in which ordinary people’s lives are changed forever by their quest to engineer a radically new kind of car
 
In 2007, the X Prize Foundation announced that it would give $10 million to anyone who could build a safe, mass-producible car that could travel 100... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Analyzing Art and Aesthetics

Edited by Anne Collins Goodyear and Margaret A. Weitekamp


Format: eBook, 404 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2013
Price: $49.95

This ninth volume of the Artefacts series explores how artists have responded to developments in science and technology, past and present. Rather than limiting the discussion to art alone, editors Anne Collins Goodyear and Margaret Weitekamp also asked contributors to consider aesthetics: the scholarly consideration of sensory responses to cultural objects... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
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.
The Rocket and the Reich
Peenemunde and the Coming of the Ballistic Missile Era
Written by Michael J. Neufeld


Format: eBook, 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 a trade paperback.
View pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8
Page 1 of 8
View past category highlights: