How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems

How To is an instruction manual for taking everyday problems and using science and creative thinking to turn them into much bigger and exciting problems It teaches you how to cross a river by boiling it, outlines some of the many uses for lava around the home, and walks you through how to use

Great at Work: How Top Performers Do Less, Work Better, and Achieve More

Wall Street Journal Business BestsellerA Financial Times Business Book of the MonthNamed by The Washington Post as One of the 11 Leadership Books to Read in 2018From the New York Times bestselling coauthor of Great by Choice comes an authoritative, practical guide to individual performance based on

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

Trapped Under the Sea: One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Miles Into the Darkness

The harrowing story of five men who were sent into a dark, airless tunnel hundreds of feet under Massachusetts Bay to do a nearly impossible job with deadly results In the 1990s, Boston built a sophisticated waste treatment plant on Deer Island that was poised to show the country how to deal with en

Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs

An insider s account of Apple s creative process during the golden years of Steve Jobs Hundreds of millions of people use Apple products every day several thousand work on Apple s campus in Cupertino, California but only a handful sit at the drawing board Creative Selection recounts the life of

Atomic Accidents: A History of Nuclear Meltdowns and Disasters: From the Ozark Mountains to Fukushima

A delightfully astute and entertaining history of the mishaps and meltdowns that have marked the path of scientific progress Kirkus Reviews, starred review Radiation What could go wrong In short, plenty From Marie Curie carrying around a vial of radium salt because she liked the pretty blu