The DevOps Handbook: How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, and Security in Technology Organizations

Increase profitability, elevate work culture, and exceed productivity goals through DevOps practices.More than ever, the effective management of technology is critical for business competitiveness For decades, technology leaders have struggled to balance agility, reliability, and security The cons

Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days

From three design partners at Google Ventures, a unique five day process for solving tough problems using design, prototyping, and testing ideas with customers n nThe startups that Google Ventures invest in face big questions every day Where s the most important place to focus your effort, and how d

Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualization Guide for Business Professionals

Don t simply show your data tell a story with it Storytelling with Data teaches you the fundamentals of data visualization and how to communicate effectively with data You ll discover the power of storytelling and the way to make data a pivotal point in your story The lessons in this illuminativ

Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech

Buying groceries, tracking our health, finding a date whatever we want to do, odds are that we can now do it online But few of us realize just how many oversights, biases, and downright ethical nightmares are baked inside the tech products we use every day It s time we change that n n nIn Technical

Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs

An insider s account of Apple s creative process during the golden years of Steve Jobs n nHundreds of millions of people use Apple products every day several thousand work on Apple s campus in Cupertino, California but only a handful sit at the drawing board Creative Selection recounts the life of

Grokking Algorithms An Illustrated Guide For Programmers and Other Curious People

An algorithm is nothing than a step by step procedure for solving a problem The algorithms you ll use most often as a programmer have already been discovered, tested, and proven If you want to take a hard pass on Knuth s brilliant but impenetrable theories and the dense multi page proofs you

You Look Like a Thing and I Love You: How Artificial Intelligence Works and Why It's Making the World a Weirder Place

AS HEARD ON NPR S SCIENCE FRIDAY n nDiscover the book that Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Cain, Daniel Pink, and Adam Grant want you to read this year, an accessible, informative, and hilarious introduction to the weird and wonderful world of artificial intelligence Ryan North You look like a thing

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

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