The Computer Always Wins

The Computer Always Wins: Using Classic Games to Teach Advanced Computer Algorithms by Elliot Joseph Lichtman from MIT Press (foreign rights available) agent Ali Lake A lively and engaging guide to coding concepts too long locked behind imposing mathematics and perplexing vocabulary. Students of every age are excited to learn computer science, yet the field’s standard materials … Continue reading The Computer Always Wins

The Black President: Hope and Fury in the Age of Obama

The Black President: Hope and Fury in the Age of Obama by Claude A. Clegg, III from Johns Hopkins University Press The first sweeping, legacy-defining history of the entire Obama presidency. In The Black President, the first interpretative, grand-narrative history of Barack Obama’s presidency in its entirety, Claude A. Clegg III situates the former president in his … Continue reading The Black President: Hope and Fury in the Age of Obama

How the Internet Happened

How the Internet Happened: From Netscape to the iPhone by Brian McCullough from Liveright / Norton Tech-guru Brian McCullough delivers a rollicking history of the internet, why it exploded, and how it changed everything. The internet was never intended for you, opines Brian McCullough in this lively narrative of an era that utterly transformed everything we … Continue reading How the Internet Happened