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Best Technology Books You Must Read

While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Technology books.

2. Swipe to Unlock: The Primer on Technology and Business Strategy (2017)

 Best Technology Books You Must ReadSwipe to Unlock is a comprehensive guide on the must-know concepts of technology and business strategy. ***Swipe to Unlock was updated in 2019 to to cover the latest developments in the world of tech.*** This from the and has been featured in , , and Swipe to Unlock was touted as by Jeremy Schifeling. By answering real-world questions like this, Software Development, Business Models & Strategies, Economics, Hacking & Security, Hardware & Robots, The Internet, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Technology Policy, Emerging Markets, Future Trends, and much more! Google,…
Author(s): Neel Mehta , Aditya Agashe , et al.

3. Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked (2018)

 Best Technology Books You Must Read— Welcome to the age of behavioral addiction—an age in which half of the American population is addicted to at least one behavior. We obsess over our emails, Instagram likes, and Facebook feeds; we binge on TV episodes and YouTube videos; we work longer hours each year; and we spend an average of three hours each day using our smartphones. Half of us would rather suffer a broken bone than a broken phone, and Millennial kids spend so much time in front of screens that they struggle to interact with real, live humans.   In this revolutionary book, Adam Alter, a professor…
Author(s): Adam Alter

4. Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code (2019)

 Best Technology Books You Must ReadFrom everyday apps to complex algorithms, Ruha Benjamin cuts through tech-industry hype to understand how emerging technologies can reinforce White supremacy and deepen social inequity. Benjamin argues that automation, far from being a sinister story of racist programmers scheming on the dark web, has the potential to hide, speed up, and deepen discrimination while appearing neutral and even benevolent when compared to the racism of a previous era. Presenting the concept of the “New Jim Code,” she shows how a range of discriminatory designs encode inequity by explicitly amplifying…
Author(s): Ruha Benjamin

5. Learning First, Technology Second: The Educator’s Guide to Designing Authentic Lessons (2017)

 Best Technology Books You Must ReadLearning with technology does not happen because a specific tool “revolutionizes” education. It happens when proven teaching strategies intersect with technology tools, and yet it is not uncommon for teachers to use a tool because it is “fun” or because the developer promises it will help students learn.Learning First, Technology Second offers teachers the professional learning they need to move from arbitrary uses of technology in their classrooms to thoughtful ways of adding value to student learning.This book includes: an introduction to the Triple E…
Author(s): Liz Kolb

6. Milady Standard Nail Technology (2014)

 Best Technology Books You Must ReadMilady Standard Nail Technology, 7th Edition is packed with new and updated information on several important topics including infection control, manicuring, pedicuring, chemistry, UV gels, and the salon business. Brand new procedural photography enhances step-by-step instructions. Also included, is a new “Why Study?” section at the beginning of each chapter, outlining the importance of understanding the concepts presented. Chapter objectives have also been revised to provide measureable, outcomes-based goals that can later be assessed using the end-of-chapter review questions. This latest edition of Milady Standard…
Author(s): Milady

7. Technology In Action Complete (16th Edition) (2019)

 Best Technology Books You Must ReadFor introductory courses in computer concepts, digital literacy, or computer literacy, often including instruction in Microsoft® Office. Best-selling uses practical content and hands-¿on projects to engage students in computing tasks and skills they can apply at work, in class, or at home. Designed for today’s technically savvy students, the text introduces difficult concepts at a basic level early on, then expands upon these skills as students build mastery. The further emphasizes the importance of digital literacy with two new Try This projects – “What Does…
Author(s): Alan Evans , Kendall Martin, et al.

8. Information Systems: A Manager’s Guide to Harnessing Technology, v. 7.0 (2018)

 Best Technology Books You Must ReadIf purchased from FlatWorld, the publisher, this version includes Online Access, Homework and a Print copy via a redeemable code shipped with the print book. This is not available from other sellers….
Author(s): John Gallaugher

9. Business Driven Technology 8th edition ()

 Best Technology Books You Must ReadISBN: 9781260548105 is an International Student Edition of Business Driven Technology 8th edition by Paige Baltzan and Amy Phillips This ISBN 9781260548105 is Textbook only. It will not come with online access code. Online Access code (if required by your instructor ) sold separately at ISBN 9781260425215 The content of of this title on all formats are the same. Business Driven Technology 8e provides the ultimate flexibility in tailoring content to the exact needs of your MIS or IT course! Business Driven Technology 8e offers flexibility to customize according to your needs, as well as course and student needs, by covering essential concepts…
Author(s): Paige Baltzan

10. Service Management: Operations, Strategy, Information Technology ()

 Best Technology Books You Must ReadISBN: 9781260092424 is an International Student Edition of Service Management: Operations, Strategy, Information Technology 9th edition by Sanjeev K. Bordoloi, James A Fitzsimmons and Mona J Fitzsimmons This ISBN 9781260092424 is Textbook only. It will not come with online access code. Online Access code (if required by your instructor ) sold separately at ISBN 9781260167092 The content of of this title on all formats are the same. The ninth edition continues to acknowledge and emphasize the essential uniqueness of service management. The text is organized in…
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11. Technology Strategy Patterns: Architecture as Strategy (2018)

 Best Technology Books You Must ReadTechnologists who want their ideas heard, understood, and funded are often told to speak the language of business—without really knowing what that is. This book’s toolkit provides architects, product managers, technology managers, and executives with a shared language—in the form of repeatable, practical patterns and templates—to produce great technology strategies.Author Eben Hewitt developed 39 patterns over the course of a decade in his work as CTO, CIO, and chief architect for several global tech companies. With these proven tools, you can define, create, elaborate, refine, and communicate your…
Author(s): Eben Hewitt

12. Oxford Information Technology for CSEC: Third edition (2019)

 Best Technology Books You Must ReadOxford Information Technology for CSEC®, the market leading textbook for IT at CSEC, has been updated to meet the requirements of the latest Caribbean Secondary Examination Certificate (CSEC®) syllabus in Information Technology. The course provides the modern IT student with comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of the syllabus, including the School-Based Assessment (SBA). With a fresh and and highly illustrative approach, it provides the knowledge and skills required to prepare for the examination and beyond. With wide range of practice material both in the book and online, it supports students in their preparations. An…
Author(s): Glenda Gay, Ronald Blades

13. Workbook for Milady Standard Nail Technology, 7th Edition (2014)

 Best Technology Books You Must ReadThe Student Workbook contains detailed interactive exercises such as fill-in-the-blank and matching, designed to reinforce learning and increase student comprehension….
Author(s): Milady

Best Technology Books You Must Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some technology books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Nuclear Waste Cleanup Technology and Opportunities

Author(s): Robert Noyes (Auth.)
ID: 1017120, Publisher: Noyes Publications, Year: ©1995, Size: 6 Mb, Format: pdf

The Explorer Race

Author(s): Robert Shapiro
ID: 2182637, Publisher: Light Technology Publishing, Year: sep1,2013, Size: 30 Mb, Format: epub

DNA of the Spirit, Volume 1: A Practical Guide to Reconnecting With Your Divine Blueprint

Author(s): Rae Chandran
ID: 2208256, Publisher: Light Technology Publishing, Year: Sep 8, 2014, Size: 5 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are truly record-breakers according to The New York Times, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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