Every Tool's a Hammer: Life Is What You Make It

01 June 2020 | By Adam Savage | Filed in: engineering.

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER An imperative how to for creativity Nick Offerman Adam Savage star of Discovery Channel s Mythbusters and one of the most beloved figures in science and tech shares his golden rules of creativity, from finding inspiration to following through and successfully making

The Unicorn Project

01 June 2020 | By Gene Kim | Filed in: engineering.

This highly anticipated follow up to the bestselling title The Phoenix Project takes another look at Parts Unlimited, this time from the perspective of software development In The Phoenix Project, Bill, an IT manager at Parts Unlimited, is tasked with a project critical to the future of the busines

The Manager's Path: A Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth and Change

01 June 2020 | By Camille Fournier | Filed in: engineering.

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

Shape Up: Stop Running in Circles and Ship Work that Matters

01 June 2020 | By Ryan Singer | Filed in: engineering.

This is an online web book about how Basecamp does their work n n This book is a guide to how we do product development at Basecamp It s also a toolbox full of techniques that you can apply in your own way to your own process n nWhether you re a founder, CTO, product manager, designer, or developer,

The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

01 June 2020 | By Simon Winchester | Filed in: engineering.

The revered New York Times bestselling author traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement precision in a superb history that is both an homage and a warning for our future n nThe rise of manufacturing could not

Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words

01 June 2020 | By Randall Munroe | Filed in: engineering.

In Thing Explainer Complicated Stuff in Simple Words, things are explained in the style of Up Goer Five, using only drawings and a vocabulary of the 1,000 or ten hundred most common words Explore computer buildings datacenters , the flat rocks we live on tectonic plates , the things you use

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Young Readers Edition

01 June 2020 | By William Kamkwamba | Filed in: engineering.

The New York Times bestselling memoir of the heroic young inventor who brought electricity to his Malawian village is now perfect for young readers When a terrible drought struck William Kamkwamba s tiny village in Malawi, his family lost all of the season s crops, leaving them with nothing to eat a

Bringing Columbia Home: The Untold Story of a Lost Space Shuttle and Her Crew

01 June 2020 | By Michael D. Leinbach | Filed in: engineering.

Mike Leinbach was the launch director of the space shuttle program when Columbia disintegrated on reentry before a nation s eyes on February 1, 2003 And it would be Mike Leinbach who would be a key leader in the search and recovery effort as NASA, FEMA, the FBI, the US Forest Service, and dozens mo