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Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity

Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus

How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity

Penguin Publishing Group (2016)
US$20.99

Why doesn’t the explosive growth of companies like Facebook and Uber deliver more prosperity for...

Owned: Property, Privacy, and the New Digital Serfdom

Owned

Property, Privacy, and the New Digital Serfdom

Cambridge University Press (2017)
US$24.00

Owned provides a legal analysis of the legal, social, and technological developments that have...

The Ingenuity Gap
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2001)
US$18.00

"The most persuasive forecast of the 21st century I have seen." -- E.O. Wilson, author of ...

The Pencil: A History of Design and Circumstance

The Pencil

A History of Design and Circumstance

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2011)
US$23.00

Henry Petroski traces the origins of the pencil back to ancient Greece and Rome, writes factually...

Building a Bridge to the 18th Century: How the Past Can Improve Our Future

Building a Bridge to the 18th Century

How the Past Can Improve Our Future

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2011)
US$16.00

At a time when we are reexamining our values, reeling from the pace of change, witnessing the clash...

Virtual Organisms: The Startling World of Artificial Life

Virtual Organisms

The Startling World of Artificial Life

St. Martin's Press (2014)
US$6.79

Harmless artificial life forms are on the loose on the Internet. Computer viruses and even robots...

Testing Women, Testing the Fetus: The Social Impact of Amniocentesis in America

Testing Women, Testing the Fetus

The Social Impact of Amniocentesis in America

Taylor and Francis (2000)
US$35.19

Rich with the voices and stories of participants, these touching, firsthand accounts examine how...

Fly By Wire: The Geese, The Glide, The 'Miracle' on the Hudson

Fly By Wire

The Geese, The Glide, The 'Miracle' on the Hudson

Penguin Books Ltd (2010)
US$15.50

On January 15, 2009, a US Airways Airbus A320 had just taken off from LaGuardia Airport in New York,...

The Net Delusion: How Not to Liberate The World

The Net Delusion

How Not to Liberate The World

Penguin Books Ltd (2011)
US$15.50

Does free information mean free people? At the start of the twenty-first century we were promised...

Who Owns The Future?
Penguin Books Ltd (2013)
US$28.19

Who Owns The Future? is the new masterwork from the prophet of the digital age, Jaron Lanier,...