Soul of a New Machine
Paperback ISBN: 038071115x
Tracy Kidder's Pulitzer Prize winning phenomenon! From the bestselling author of House and Among Schoolchildren comes the astonishing true story of the "Hardy Boys" and "Microkids" of Data General Corporation--dedicated technological wizards who envisioned the impossible...then battled time, corporate intrigue and the odds to bring their dream to breathtaking lilfe. A momentous achievement, The Soul Of A New Machine is the epic an unforgettable human adventure--an enthralling celebration of the eternal spirit of American invention.
Things That Make Us Smart
Defending Human Attributes in the Age of the Machine
Paperback ISBN: 0201626950
"In Things That Make Us Smart, Donald A. Norman explores the complex interaction between human thought and the technology it creates, arguing for the development of machines that fit our minds, rather"
The Breakthrough Management Strategy Revolutionizing the World's Top Corporations
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0385494378
The radical new approach to management touted by GE, Motorola, and Sony demonstrates how to establish a virtually defect-free production process as opposed to correcting mistakes after they happen. 50,000 first printing.
Why Things Bite Back
Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences
Paperback ISBN: 0679747567
A scientific historian takes a close-up look at the unexpected ramifications of technological development, examining the paradoxical, ironic consequences of the things we do to supposedly improve our lives. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.
The Physics of Baseball
3rd Edition Paperback ISBN: 0060084367
Combining sports trivia and science, a physicist discusses the scientific principles involved in pitching and hitting a baseball, looks at the properties of bats, describes the flight of a baseball, and features new sections on the neurophysiology of batting, ball constancy and elasticity over time, bat vibration, and the "sweet spot." Original.