Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days

From three design partners at Google Ventures, a unique five day process for solving tough problems using design, prototyping, and testing ideas with customers The startups that Google Ventures invest in face big questions every day Where s the most important place to focus your effort, and how do

The Manager's Path: A Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth and Change

Managing people is difficult wherever you work, but the tech industry as a whole is pretty bad at it Tech companies in general lack the experience, tools, texts, and frameworks to do it well And the handful of books that share tips and tricks of engineering management don t explain how to

Grokking Algorithms An Illustrated Guide For Programmers and Other Curious People

An algorithm is nothing than a step by step procedure for solving a problem The algorithms you ll use most often as a programmer have already been discovered, tested, and proven If you want to take a hard pass on Knuth s brilliant but impenetrable theories and the dense multi page proofs

The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World

A thought provoking and wide ranging exploration of machine learning and the race to build computer intelligences as flexible as our ownIn the world s top research labs and universities, the race is on to invent the ultimate learning algorithm one capable of discovering any knowledge from data, and

Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualization Guide for Business Professionals

Don t simply show your data tell a story with it Storytelling with Data teaches you the fundamentals of data visualization and how to communicate effectively with data You ll discover the power of storytelling and the way to make data a pivotal point in your story The lessons in this

Platform Revolution: How Networked Markets Are Transforming the Economy--and How to Make Them Work for You

Uber Airbnb Apple PayPal All of these companies disrupted their markets when they launched Today they are industry leaders What s the secret to their success These cutting edge businesses are built on platforms two sided markets that are revolutionizing the way we do business.