A Leader's Guide to Cybersecurity: Why Boards Need to Lead--and How to Do It

Companies are investing an unprecedented amount of money to keep their data and assets safe, yet cyberattacks are on the rise and the problem is worsening No amount of technology, resources, or policies will reverse this trend Only sound governance, originating with the board, can turn the tide.

Good Economics for Hard Times: Better Answers to Our Biggest Problems

Figuring out how to deal with today s critical economic problems is perhaps the great challenge of our time Much greater than space travel or perhaps even the next revolutionary medical breakthrough, what is at stake is the whole idea of the good life as we have known it.Immigration and inequality,

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 Discover 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 and

User Friendly: How the Hidden Rules of Design Are Changing the Way We Live, Work, and Play

In User Friendly, Cliff Kuang and Robert Fabricant reveal the untold story of a paradigm that quietly rules our modern lives the assumption that machines should anticipate what we need Spanning over a century of sweeping changes, from women s rights to the Great Depression to World War II to the

The Mysterious Affair at Olivetti: IBM, the CIA, and the Cold War Conspiracy to Shut Down Production of the World's First Desktop Computer

The never before told true account of the design and development of the first desktop computer by the world s most famous high styled typewriter company, than a decade before the arrival of the Osborne 1, the Apple 1, the first Intel microprocessor, and IBM s PC5150 The human, business,

Never Go With Your Gut: How Pioneering Leaders Make the Best Decisions and Avoid Business Disasters (Avoid Terrible Advice, Cognitive Biases, and Poor Decisions)

Avoid terrible advice, cognitive biases, and poor decisions Want to avoid business disasters, whether minor mishaps, such as excessive team conflict, or major calamities like those that threaten bankruptcy or doom a promising career Fortunately, behavioral economics studies show that such

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

Alternate cover edition of ISBN 9780062457738 In this generation defining self help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be positive all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people For decades, we ve been told that positive thinking is

Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know

Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the 1 New York Times bestseller Outliers, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers and why they often go wrong How did Fidel Castro fool the CIA for a generation Why did Neville Chamberlain think he

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

The instant New York Times bestseller Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving every day James Clear, one of the world s leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form

Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World

Listening Length 1 hour and 53 minutes If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed On May 17, 2014, Admiral William H McRaven addressed the graduating class of the University of Texas at Austin on their Commencement day Taking inspiration from the university s slogan, What