How to Invent Everything: A Survival Guide for the Stranded Time Traveller

What would you do if a time machine hurled you thousands of years into the past and then broke How would you survive Could you improve on humanity s original timeline And how hard would it be to domesticate a giant wombat n nWith this book as your guide, you ll survive and thrive in any pe

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 supervis

The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

The revered New York Times bestselling author traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement precision in a superb history that is both an homage and a warning for our future n nThe rise of manufacturing could not

Bringing Columbia Home: The Untold Story of a Lost Space Shuttle and Her Crew

Mike Leinbach was the launch director of the space shuttle program when Columbia disintegrated on reentry before a nation s eyes on February 1, 2003 And it would be Mike Leinbach who would be a key leader in the search and recovery effort as NASA, FEMA, the FBI, the US Forest Service, and dozens mo

Grokking Algorithms An Illustrated Guide For Programmers and Other Curious People

An algorithm is nothing than a step by step procedure for solving a problem The algorithms you ll use most often as a programmer have already been discovered, tested, and proven If you want to take a hard pass on Knuth s brilliant but impenetrable theories and the dense multi page proofs you

The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos

The historic quest to rekindle the human exploration and colonization of space led by two rivals and their vast fortunes, egos, and visions of space as the next entrepreneurial frontier nThe Space Barons is the story of a group of billionaire entrepreneurs who are pouring their fortunes into the epic