The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers between Music and Technology: A M…


‘The engaging, emotional, funny and surprising’ (JJ Abrams) memoir of electronic music and technology pioneer Thomas Dolby

Thomas Dolby is a five-time Grammy nominee, whose ‘She Blinded Me With Science’ reached number 5 on the US Billboard charts in 1982, appeared in Breaking Bad, and was even covered by The Muppets…
Based on his meticulous notes and journals, The Speed of Sound chronicles Dolby’s life in the music business during the eighties; in Silicon Valley through the…

Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything


On average, people squander forty days annually trying to remember things they’ve forgotten. Joshua Foer used to be one of those people. But after a year of training, he found himself in the finals of the U.S. Memory Championship. He also discovered a truth we too often forget: In every way, we are the sum of our memories.

In Moonwalking with Einstein Foer draws on cutting-edge research, the cultural history of memory and the techniques of ‘mental atheletes’ to transform our …

Jupiter’s Travels



Paperback. Pub Date: 1981 Publisher: Penguin In the late ’70s Ted Simon Rode 63.000 miles over four years through fifty-four Countries in a journey that took him around the world. Through eakdowns Prison war revolutions. disasters and a Californian commune. he travelled into the depths of fear and reached the heights of euphoria. He met astonishing people and was treated as a spy. a welcome stranger and even a god. For Simon. the trip became a journey into his own soul. and for many others -…

Disrupted: Ludicrous Misadventures in the Tech Start-up Bubble


Dan Lyons was Technology Editor at Newsweek Magazine for years, a magazine writer at the top of his profession. One Friday morning he received a phone call: his job no longer existed. Fifty years old and with a wife and two young kids, Dan was unemployed and facing financial oblivion. Then an idea hit. Dan had long reported on Silicon Valley and the tech explosion. Why not join it? HubSpot, a Boston start-up, was flush with $100 million in venture capital. They offered Dan a pile of stock…

How to Build a Billion Dollar App: Discover the secrets of the most success…



Apps have changed the way we communicate, shop, play, interact and travel and their phenomenal popularity has presented possibly the biggest business opportunity in history. In How to Build a Billion Dollar App, serial tech entrepreneur George Berkowski – one of the minds behind the internationally successful taxi hailing app Hailo – gives you exclusive access to the secrets behind the success of the select group of apps that have achieved billion-dollar success. Berkowski draws exclusively…

The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story: A Silicon Valley Story



In the last years of the millennium, bestselling author Michael Lewis sets out to find the world’s most important technology entrepreneur, the man who embodies the spirit of the coming age. He finds him in Jim Clark, the billionaire who founded Netscape and Silicon Graphics and who now aims to turn the healthcare industry on its head with his new billion-dollar project. Lewis accompanies Clark on the maiden voyage of his vast yacht and, on the sometimes hazardous journey, takes the reader on…

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