The top 25 technology books of all time | VentureBeatSome were sassy and only picked one, others most struggled to make their final selections, and some wrote and re-wrote and re-wrote again. Here are the results, in all their eclectic glory. It is a scathing, effective criticism of how the nation flounders in a time of war. For some Americans, the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan are little more than political puzzles to be snapped together with bloodless practicality. I was on my way to grab a coffee from the cafe, completely minding my own business when this book came into my peripheral vision. A chance encounter. A walking past, then a double-take and a doubling-back.
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This article is from the archive of our partner. As with this year's Y. We've again enlisted the help of some of our favorite writers and book lovers to help recognize those works for the latest in The Atlantic Wire's Year in Review , this time for the "grown-up reads. In any case, these are all books that moved us greatly in some way or another in the last 12 months. Of course, no best book list can truly be complete, and there are some fantastic, thought-provoking works we have not included below, like Cheryl Strayed's Wild , Sheila Heti's How Should a Person Be?
Technology teaches us to forget the past. Thankfully, historians beg to differ, and they have begun to preserve the history of the tech industry as it becomes more and more important to the evolution of our lives and world. Those who understand the history of technology and the people who made it happen can probably figure out more quickly how to build on the shoulders of giants and advance technology further. This list includes books that have stood the test of time and are worth a look for the history lover. My focus is on books that deliver not just a technical understanding of how something works today, but hard-earned wisdom. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson