Windows Vista: The Missing Manual David Pogue
Windows Vista is Microsoft’s most important software release in more than a decade. It offers users an abundance of new and upgraded features that were more than five years in the making: a gorgeous, glass-like… More
Database Nation Simson Garfinkel
Fifty years ago, in 1984, George Orwell imagined a future in which privacy was demolished by a totalitarian state that used spies, video surveillance, historical revisionism, and control over the media to maintain… More
Process Improvement Essentials PhD James R. Persse
Today, technology has become too much a part of overall corporate success for its effectiveness to be left to chance. The stakes are too high. Fortunately, the idea of ‘quality management’ is being reinvigorated.… More
Information Architecture for the World Wide Web Peter Morville et al.
The post-Ajaxian Web 2.0 world of wikis, folksonomies, and mashups makes well-planned information architecture even more essential. How do you present large volumes of information to people who need to find what … More
Web 2.0: A Strategy Guide Amy Shuen
Web 2.0 makes headlines, but how does it make money? This concise guide explains what’s different about Web 2.0 and how those differences can improve your company’s bottom line. Whether you’re … More
Devices of the Soul Steve Talbott
“Self-forgetfulness is the reigning temptation of the technological era. This is why we so readily give our assent to the absurd proposition that a computer can add two plus two, despite the obvious fact that … More
Wikipedia Reader’s Guide: The Missing Manual John Broughton
You don’t have to understand how to edit Wikipedia in order to find the information you need and join the conversation. This booklet gives you just what you need to know in friendly, concise form so you can research… More
Statistics Hacks Bruce Frey
Want to calculate the probability that an event will happen? Be able to spot fake data? Prove beyond doubt whether one thing causes another? Or learn to be a better gambler? You can do that and much more with 75 practical… More
Mind Performance Hacks Ron Hale-Evans
You’re smart. This book can make you smarter.
Mind Performance Hacks provides real-life tips and tools for overclocking your brain and becoming a better thinker. In the increasingly frenetic pace of today’s… More
We the Media Dan Gillmor
“We the Media, has become something of a bible for those who believe the online medium will change journalism for the better.” -Financial Times
Big Media has lost its monopoly on the news, thanks to the Internet.… More
Understanding Open Source and Free Software Licensing Andrew M. St. Laurent
If you’ve held back from developing open source or free software projects because you don’t understand the implications of the various licenses, you’re not alone. Many developers believe in releasing… More
The Art of Agile Development James Shore et al.
The Art of Agile Development contains practical guidance for anyone considering or applying agile development for building valuable software. Plenty of books describe what agile development is or why it helps software… More
Hackers and Painters Paul Graham
“The computer world is like an intellectual Wild West, in which you can shoot anyone you wish with your ideas, if you’re willing to risk the consequences. ” –from Hackers & Painters: Big… More
Open Sources Chris DiBona et al.
Freely available source code, with contributions from thousands of programmers around the world: this is the spirit of the software revolution known as Open Source. Open Source has grabbed the computer industry’s… More
Designing Web Navigation James Kalbach
Thoroughly rewritten for today’s web environment, this bestselling book offers a fresh look at a fundamental topic of web site development: navigation design. Amid all the changes to the Web in the past decade,… More
Enterprise SOA Dan Woods et al.
Information Technology professionals can use this book to move beyond the excitement of web services and service oriented architecture (SOA) and begin the process of finding actionable ideas to innovate and create… More