A tech-industry insider takes a critical look at the effect games are having on our short- and long-term happiness and assesses the cultural prospects of a society increasingly obsessed with gaming.
A fascinating exploration of the history, development, and future of virtual reality, a technology with world-changing potential, written by award-winning journalist and author David Ewalt, stemming from his 2015 Forbes cover story about the Oculus Rift and its creator Palmer Luckey.
8 mini books chock full of Linux
This is a history of computing from its earliest days, when individual mathematicians worked as 'computers' manually making calculations for their rulers, to the ubiquitous pocket-sized devices of the modern day.
Windows 10 in easy steps, 4th Edition shows you everything you will need to know to get up to speed with Windows 10.
Covers the April 2018 update released April 30, 2018
This 320-page book is an exhaustive guide to The Legend of Zelda from the original The Legend of Zelda to Twilight Princess HD. Make sure to check out the other installments in this unparalleled collection of historical information on The Legend of Zelda franchise with the New York Times
Robots may one day rule the world, but what is a robot-ruled Earth like?Many think the first truly smart robots will be brain emulations or ems. Scan a human brain, then run a model with the same connections on a fast computer, and you have a robot brain, but recognizably human.
Blockchain technology is powering our future. As the technology behind cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, open software platforms like Ethereum, and disruptive companies like Ripple, it's too important to ignore.
A revealing and gripping investigation into how social media platforms police what we post online--and the large societal impact of these decisions
*The book that started the Techlash*
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice An Amazon Best Business & Leadership Book of 2017
Longlisted for Financial Times/McKinsey Business Book of the Year 2017 A strategy+business Best Business Book of 2017
Windows 10 hit the scene in 2015 with an all-new web browser (Edge), the Cortana voice assistant, and universal apps that run equally well on tablets, phones, and computers. Now, the Creators Update brings refinement and polish to Windows 10--and this jargon-free guide helps you get the most out of this supercharged operating system.