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: 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: 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
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Nicholas Carr
Narrated by: Paul Michael Garcia
Length: 10 hours 5 minutes
"Is Google making us stupid?" When Nicholas Carr posed that question in an Atlantic Monthly cover story, he tapped into a well of anxiety about how the Internet is changing us. He also crystallized one of the most important debates of our time: as we enjoy the Internet's bounties, are we sacrificing our ability to read and think deeply? Now,... 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: Paul Vigna & Michael J. Casey
Narrated by: Sean Pratt
Length: 14 hours 17 minutes
Bitcoin became a buzzword overnight. A cyber-enigma with an enthusiastic following, it pops up in headlines and fuels endless media debate. You can apparently use it to buy anything from coffee to cars, yet few people seem to truly understand what it is. This raises the question: Why should anyone care about bitcoin? In The Age of... 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: Nick Bilton
Narrated by: Will Damron
Length: 12 hours 13 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. The unbelievable true story of the man who built a billion-dollar online drug empire from his bedroom—and almost got away with it
In 2011, a twenty-six-year-old libertarian programmer named Ross Ulbricht launched the ultimate free market: the Silk Road, a clandestine Web site hosted on the Dark Web where anyone... Read More »
By: Douglas Rushkoff
Narrated by: Douglas Rushkoff
Length: 9 hours 14 minutes
Why doesn’t the explosive growth of companies like Facebook and Uber deliver more prosperity for everyone?
What is the systemic problem that sets the rich against the poor and the technologists against everybody else?
When protesters shattered the windows of a bus carrying Google employees to work, their anger may have been justifiable, but it... Read More »
By: James Gleick
Narrated by: Rob Shapiro
Length: 16 hours 36 minutes
James Gleick, the author of the best sellers Chaos and Genius, now brings us a work just as astonishing and masterly: a revelatory chronicle and meditation that shows how information has become the modern era’s defining quality—the blood, the fuel, the vital principle of our world.
The story of information begins in a time profoundly unlike our... Read More »
By: Carol Shaben
Narrated by: Tiffany Morgan
Length: 10 hours
Only four men survived the plane crash. The pilot. A politician. A cop... and the criminal he was shackled to.
On an icy night in October 1984, a commuter plane carrying nine passengers crashed in the remote wilderness of northern Alberta, killing six people. Four survived: the rookie pilot, a prominent politician, a cop, and the criminal he was... Read More »
By: Kari Byron
Narrated by: Kari Byron
Length: 6 hours 26 minutes
Kari Byron—former host of the wildly popular, iconic cult classic MythBusters—shows how to crash test your way through life, no lab coat required.
Kari Byron’s story hasn’t been a straight line. She started out as a broke artist living in San Francisco, writing poems on a crowded bus on the way to one of her three jobs. Many curve balls,... Read More »