In The Idea Factory, New York Times Magazine writer Jon Gertner reveals how Bell Labs served as an incubator for scientific innovation from the 1920s through the 1980s. In its heyday, Bell Labs boasted nearly 15,000 employees, 1200 of whom held PhDs and 13 of whom won Nobel Prizes. Thriving in a work environment that embraced new ideas, Bell Labs scientists introduced concepts that still propel many of today?s most exciting technologies
Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt
From the number-one New York Times best-selling author of Liar’s Poker and “one of the country’s most popular business journalists” (The New York Times) Michael Lewis, comes an engaging new book about Wall Street. Michael Lewis, the best-selling author of Boomerang, The Big Short, The Blind Side, Moneyball, and many others, returns to the financial [...]
The Alpha Masters: Unlocking the Genius of the World’s Top Hedge Funds
The Alpha Masters is the ultimate behind-the-curtain look at the hedge fund industry, unlocking the most valuable stories, secrets, and lessons directly from those who have played the game....
Insanely Simple: The Obsession that Drives Apple’s Success
As ad agency creative director, Ken Segall played a key role in Apple?s resurrection, helping to create such critical marketing campaigns as Think Different. By naming the iMac, he also laid the foundation for naming waves of i-products to come.
The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve
This classic expose of the Fed has become one of the best-selling books in its category of all time. Where does money come from? Where does it go? Who makes it? The money magician’s secrets are unveiled. Here is a close look at their mirrors and smoke machines, the pulleys, cogs, and wheels that create [...]
When Genius Failed – The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management
Best selling author Roger Lowenstein captures the gripping roller-coaster ride of Long-Term Capital Management,?explaining not just how the firm made and lost its money but also how the.......