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Science, Mathematics & Technology

  • Paul E. Ceruzzi

    Computing

    $19.00

    A compact and accessible history, from punch cards and calculators to UNIVAC and ENIAC, the personal computer, Silicon Valley, and the Internet. Th...

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  • Peter A. Bandettini

    fMRI

    $19.00

    An accessible introduction to the history, fundamental concepts, challenges, and controversies of the fMRI by one of the pioneers in the field. The...

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  • Paul E. Ceruzzi

    GPS

    $19.00

    A concise history of GPS, from its military origins to its commercial applications and ubiquity in everyday life. GPS is ubiquitous in everyday lif...

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    Vaclav Smil

    Growth

    $59.00

    Growth has been both an unspoken and an explicit aim of our individual and collective striving. It governs the lives of microorganisms and galaxies...

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  • Lynette Jones

    Haptics

    $19.00

    An accessible, nontechnical overview of active touch sensing, from sensory receptors in the skin to tactile surfaces on flat screen displays. Hapti...

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  • Jeffrey Pomerantz

    Metadata

    $19.00

    Everything we need to know about metadata, the usually invisible infrastructure for information with which we interact every day. When "metadata" b...

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  • Jonathan Haber

    MOOCs

    $19.00

    Everything you always wanted to know about MOOCs: an account of massive open online courses and what they might mean for the future of higher educa...

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  • John M. Jordan

    Robots

    $19.00

    An accessible and engaging account of robots, covering the current state of the field, the fantasies of popular culture, and implications for life ...

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  • Tony Veale and Mike Cook

    Twitterbots

    $45.00

    Twitter offers a unique medium for creativity and curiosity for humans and machines. The tweets of Twitterbots, autonomous software systems that se...

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