The team behind How Google Works returns with management lessons from legendary coach and business executive, Bill Campbell, whose mentoring of some of our most successful modern entrepreneurs has helped create well over a trillion dollars in market value.
The Trivium are the three Liberal Arts pertaining to language: Grammar, Logic, and Rhetoric, studied from antiquity to the Renaissance as a way of perfecting a speaker and their speech. Also included in this compendium of seven Wooden Books are studies of Euphonics, Poetic Meter and Form, Ethics, and Proverbs.
The latest insights from behavioural research! In this book, behavioural biologist Marlitt Wendt debunks the widely-held and incorrect belief in the dominance theory and presents the scientifically well-founded friendship concept as a horse-friendly alternative.
Takes us on a backstage tour of the real but hidden world of the Internet, introducing us to the remarkable clan of insiders and eccentrics who own, design and run it everyday. This book uncovers the secret data warehouses where our online selves are stored, peels back the wires that transport us across the globe.
The history of the computer is entwined with that of the modern world and most famously with the life of one man, Alan Turing. How did this device, which first appeared a mere 50 years ago, come to structure and dominate our lives so totally? An enlightening mini-biography of a brilliant but troubled man.
In 1945 a small group of brilliant engineers and mathematicians gathered at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, determined to build a computer that would make Alan Turing's theory of a 'universal machine' reality. This bok is the story behind how the PC, ipod, smartphone and almost every aspect of modern life came into being.