By: Ashlee Vance
Narrated by: Fred Sanders
Length: 13 hours 23 minutes
In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary life of one of Silicon Valley’s most exciting, unpredictable, and ambitious entrepreneurs—a real-life Tony Stark—and a fascinating exploration of the renewal of American invention and its new “makers.”
Elon Musk spotlights the... Read More »
By: Walter Isaacson & Walter Isaacson
Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
Length: 17 hours 28 minutes
2015 Audie Award Finalist for Nonfiction
Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson’s New York Times bestselling and critically acclaimed The Innovators is a “riveting, propulsive, and at times deeply moving” (The Atlantic) story of the people who created the computer and the Internet.
What were the talents that allowed... Read More »
By: Kevin Mitnick
Narrated by: Ray Porter
Length: 9 hours 17 minutes
Be online without leaving a trace.
Your every step online is being tracked and stored, and your identity literally stolen. Big companies and big governments want to know and exploit what you do, and privacy is a luxury few can afford or understand.
In this explosive yet practical book, Kevin Mitnick uses true-life stories to show exactly what is... Read More »
By: Max Tegmark
Narrated by: Rob Shapiro
Length: 13 hours 28 minutes
New York Times Best Seller
How will Artificial Intelligence affect crime, war, justice, jobs, society and our very sense of being human? The rise of AI has the potential to transform our future more than any other technology—and there’s nobody better qualified or situated to explore that future than Max Tegmark, an MIT professor who’s helped... Read More »
By: Adam Alter
Narrated by: Adam Alter
Length: 8 hours 16 minutes
“One of the most mesmerizing and important books I’ve read in quite some time. Alter brilliantly illuminates the new obsessions that are controlling our lives and offers the tools we need to rescue our businesses, our families, and our sanity.” —Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Originals and Give and Take
Welcome to the age of... Read More »
By: Walter Isaacson
Narrated by: Dylan Baker
Length: 25 hours 3 minutes
2012 Audie Award Finalist for Audiobook of the Year
Walter Isaacson’s “enthralling” (The New Yorker) worldwide bestselling biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs—the inspiration for the movie Steve Jobs starring Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, and Jeff Daniels, directed by Danny Boyle with a screenplay by Aaron Sorkin.
Based on... Read More »
By: Kevin Kelly
Narrated by: George Newbern
Length: 11 hours 29 minutes
A New York Times Bestseller
From one of our leading technology thinkers and writers, a guide through the twelve technological imperatives that will shape the next thirty years and transform our lives
Much of what will happen in the next thirty years is inevitable, driven by technological trends that are already in motion. In this fascinating,... Read More »
By: Jason Schreier
Narrated by: Ray Chase
Length: 7 hours 58 minutes
Developing video games—hero's journey or fool's errand? The creative and technical logistics that go into building today's hottest games can be more harrowing and complex than the games themselves, often seeming like an endless maze or a bottomless abyss. In Blood, Sweat, and Pixels, Jason Schreier takes listeners on a fascinating odyssey behind... Read More »
By: Leslie Berlin
Narrated by: Amanda Carlin
Length: 16 hours 40 minutes
Acclaimed historian Leslie Berlin’s “deeply researched and dramatic narrative of Silicon Valley’s early years…is a meticulously told…compelling history” (The New York Times) of the men and women who chased innovation, and ended up changing the world.
Troublemakers is the gripping tale of seven exceptional men and women, pioneers of Silicon Valley... Read More »
By: Michael Pollan
Narrated by: Michael Pollan
Length: 13 hours 34 minutes
New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2018
A New York Times Notable Book
The #1 New York Times bestseller.
A brilliant and brave investigation into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs--and the spellbinding story of his own life-changing psychedelic experiences
When Michael Pollan set out to research... Read More »
By: Ryan North
Narrated by: Ryan North
Length: 12 hours 55 minutes
An NPR Best Book of 2018
"How to Invent Everything is such a cool book. It's essential reading for anyone who needs to duplicate an industrial civilization quickly." --Randall Munroe, xkcd creator and New York Times-bestselling author of What If?
The only book you need if you're going back in time
What would you do if a time machine hurled you... Read More »
By: Jonathan Taplin
Narrated by: Jonathan Taplin
Length: 8 hours 23 minutes
*The book that started the Techlash*
A stinging polemic that traces the destructive monopolization of the Internet by Google, Facebook and Amazon, and that proposes a new future for musicians, journalists, authors and filmmakers in the digital age.
Featured in New York Times' Paperback Row
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice An Amazon... Read More »
By: Brantley Hargrove
Narrated by: Jacques Roy
Length: 8 hours 39 minutes
The saga of the greatest tornado chaser who ever lived: a tale of obsession and daring and an extraordinary account of humanity’s high-stakes race to understand nature’s fiercest phenomenon from Brantley Hargrove, “one of today’s great science writers” (The Washington Post).
At the turn of the twenty-first century, the tornado was one of the last... Read More »
By: Simon Winchester
Narrated by: Simon Winchester
Length: 11 hours 45 minutes
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.
The rise of manufacturing could not have happened without an attention to precision.... Read More »
By: Walter Isaacson
Narrated by: Alfred Molina
Length: 17 hours 1 minute
The #1 New York Times bestseller from Walter Isaacson brings Leonardo da Vinci to life in this exciting new biography that is “a study in creativity: how to define it, how to achieve it…Most important, it is a powerful story of an exhilarating mind and life” (The New Yorker).
Based on thousands of pages from Leonardo da Vinci’s astonishing... Read More »
By: Shoshana Zuboff
Narrated by: Nicol Zanzarella
Length: 24 hours 16 minutes
The challenges to humanity posed by the digital future, the first detailed examination of the unprecedented form of power called "surveillance capitalism," and the quest by powerful corporations to predict and control our behavior.
In this masterwork of original thinking and research, Shoshana Zuboff provides startling insights into the... Read More »
By: Clive Thompson
Narrated by: René Ruiz
Length: 13 hours 21 minutes
Facebook's algorithms shaping the news. Self-driving cars roaming the streets. Revolution on Twitter and romance on Tinder. We live in a world constructed of code--and coders are the ones who built it for us. From acclaimed tech writer Clive Thompson comes a brilliant anthropological reckoning with the most powerful tribe in the... Read More »
By: Jenny Odell
Narrated by: Rebecca Gibel
Length: 8 hours 10 minutes
A galvanizing critique of the forces vying for our attention—and our personal information—that redefines what we think of as productivity, reconnects us with the environment, and reveals all that we've been too distracted to see about ourselves and our world Nothing is harder to do these days than nothing. But in a world where our value is... Read More »
By: Ben Mezrich
Narrated by: Ben Mezrich
Length: 6 hours 42 minutes
The bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires and The 37th Parallel tells the fascinating Jurassic Park-like story of the genetic restoration of an extinct species—the woolly mammoth. “Paced like a thriller…Woolly reanimates history and breathes new life into the narrative of nature” (NPR).
With his “unparalleled” (Booklist, starred... Read More »
By: Michael E. Gerber
Narrated by: Michael E. Gerber
Length: 8 hours 5 minutes
In this compact disc edition of the totally revised underground bestseller -- The E-Myth, Michael Gerber dispels the myths surrounding starting your own business and shows how commonplace assumptions can get in the way of running a business. He walks you through the steps in the life of a business -- from entrepreneurial infancy, through... Read More »
By: Emily Chang
Narrated by: Emily Chang
Length: 9 hours 6 minutes
Instant National Bestseller
A PBS NewsHour-New York Times Book Club Pick!
"Excellent." --San Francisco Chronicle
"Brotopia is more than a business book. Silicon Valley holds extraordinary power over our present lives as well as whatever utopia (or nightmare) might come next." --New York Times
Silicon Valley is a modern utopia where anyone can change... Read More »
By: Gabriella Coleman
Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
Length: 13 hours 39 minutes
Here is the ultimate book on the worldwide movement of hackers, pranksters, and activists that operates under the non-name Anonymous, by the writer the Huffington Post says "knows all of [Anonymous's] deepest, darkest secrets." Half a dozen years ago, anthropologist Gabriella Coleman set out to study the rise of this global phenomenon just as... Read More »
By: Roger McNamee
Narrated by: Roger McNamee
Length: 12 hours 23 minutes
The New York Times bestseller about a noted tech venture capitalist, early mentor to Mark Zuckerberg, and Facebook investor, who wakes up to the serious damage Facebook is doing to our society - and sets out to try to stop it.
If you had told Roger McNamee even three years ago that he would soon be devoting himself to stopping Facebook from... Read More »
By: Scott Galloway
Narrated by: Jonathan Todd Ross
Length: 8 hours 31 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
USA TODAY BESTSELLER
Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google are the four most influential companies on the planet. Just about everyone thinks they know how they got there. Just about everyone is wrong.
For all that’s been written about the Four over the last two decades, no one has captured their power and staggering... Read More »