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Feel like you're always drowning in email? How much more would you achieve without them - and how much happier would you be?
'A World Without Email crystallizes what so many of us feel intuitively but haven't been able to explain: the way we're working isn't working.' Drew Houston, co-founder and CEO of Dropbox
Emails are an integral part of work today. But the 'kind regards', forwards and attachments we check every 5.4 minutes ..
‘Du Sautoy’s discussion of computer creativity is fascinating’ Observer
CAN MACHINES BE CREATIVE?
In The Creativity Code, Marcus du Sautoy examines the nature of creativity, asking how much of our emotional response to art is a product of our brains reacting to pattern and structure, and exactly what it is to be creative in mathematics, art, language and music.
Exploring how long it might be before machines compose a symphony or paint a masterpiece, and whether they might jolt us into being m..
'Levy portrays a tech company where no one is taking responsibility for what it has unleashed' Financial Times
'This fascinating book reveals the imperial ambitions of Facebook's founder' James Marriott, Sunday Times
'The inside story of how Facebook went from idealism to scandal' Laurence Dodds, Telegraph
Today, Facebook is nearly unrecognizable from the simple website Zuckerberg's first built from his dorm room in his Sophomore year. It has grown into a tech giant, the largest social media ..
‘A manifesto for future-proofing our jobs and prosperity’ THE SUNDAY TIMES
We stand on the edge of a new era that will bring change to our world on a par with the Industrial Revolution. Automation, artificial intelligence and robotics are changing our lives quickly – but digital disruption goes much further than we realize. Richard Baldwin, one of the world’s leading globalization experts, argues that the inhuman speed of this transformation threatens to overwhelm our capacity to adapt. But whi..
A FINANCIAL TIMES BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: 'The most important book I have read in quite some time' Daniel Kahneman; 'A must-read' Max Tegmark; 'The book we've all been waiting for' Sam Harris
Humans dream of super-intelligent machines. But what happens if we actually succeed?
Creating superior intelligence would be the biggest event in human history. Unfortunately, according to the world's pre-eminent AI expert, it could also be the last.
In this groundbreaking book, Stuart Russell sets out wh..
WINNER OF THE FT & MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD
'Deeply researched and highly entertaining.' The Times
'Lively and revealing.' Economist
'Clear-eyed and objective.' New York Times
The inside story of the how Instagram took over the world.
Drawing on interviews with all the key figures at Instagram, No Filter vividly recreates the rise of the most successful photo app in history: from its origins in a Silicon Valley coffee shop, to its unprecedented billion-dollar acquisition b..
Quantum computing has been hailed as a technological game-changer. But what precisely is it and what is its true potential?
In this superbly insightful, one-stop guide WIRED journalist Amit Katwala tells you everything you need to know about the next computer revolution. He explains the highly complex science that lies behind it. He describes the competing efforts of the likes of Google, Microsoft and Chinese companies Tencent and Alibaba to create a viable quantum computer, and the different r..
We are living in a world full of games.
More than 31 million people in the UK are gamers.
The average young person will spend 10,000 hours gaming by the age of twenty-one.
The future belongs to those who play games.
In this ground-breaking book, visionary game designer Jane McGonigaI challenges conventional thinking and shows that games - far from being simply escapist entertainment - have the potential not only to radically improve our own lives but to change the world.
Inspiring and engaging..
'Shines an incisive and entertaining light into the secretive world of the South Korean technology giant shaping our digital lives in ways we probably can't imagine' -- Brad Stone
Can the Asian giant beat Apple?
Based on years of reporting on Samsung for the Economist, the Wall Street Journal, and Time from his base in South Korea, and his countless sources inside and outside the company, Geoffrey Cain offers the first deep look behind the curtains of the biggest company nobody knows.
Team Human is a manifesto - a fiery distillation of preeminent digital theorist Douglas Rushkoff's most urgent thoughts on civilisation and human nature.
In one hundred lean and incisive statements, Douglas Rushkoff argues that we are essentially social creatures and that we achieve our greatest aspirations when we work together not as individuals. Yet today society is threatened by a vast antihuman infrastructure that undermines our ability to connect. Money, once a means of exchange, is now a..
'Engaging and insightful.' Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix
'Charming, fascinating and very funny. Marc Randolph demystifies the world of Silicon Valley start-ups, and makes you laugh a lot along the way.' Decca Aitkenhead, The Sunday Times
Now with over 182 million subscribers, Netflix's triumph feels inevitable but the twenty-first century's most disruptive start-up began with few believers and calamity at every turn. Marc Randolph's transformational journey exemplifies how anyone with grit and..