‘I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact.’ – Elon Musk
**SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2018 ** ** A GUARDIAN SCIENCE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 **
The definitive, brilliant and necessary explanation of how the Internet works - by a star of the coding world.
Practical SQL is an approachable and fast-paced guide to SQL (Structured Query Language), the standard programming language for defining, organizing, and exploring data in relational databases. The book focuses on using SQL to find the story your data tells, with the popular open-source database PostgreSQL and the pgAdmin interface as its primary tools.
Twenty projects using the Raspberry Pi, a tiny and affordable computer, for beginners looking to make cool things right away. Projects are explained with full-color visuals and simple step-by-step instructions.
A comprehensive guide to penetration testing cloud services deployed with Microsoft Azure, the popular cloud computing service provider used by companies like Warner Brothers and Apple.
At a time when the news cycle turns on a tweet, journalism gets confused with opinion, and facts are treated as negotiable information, applying critical thinking skills to your social media consumption is more important than ever.
The remarkable untold story of PLATO, the computer program and platform created in the 1960s, that marked the true beginning of cyberculture--a book that will rewrite the history of computing and the Internet
Discover how to make the most of any garden, and enjoy a bounty of seasonal delights throughout the year
‘The father of Virtual Reality … a high-tech genius’ (Sunday Times) explains why virtual reality presents the ultimate test for humanity
YouTube sensation Stuart Ashen (Ashens) is back with his second instalment of terrible old computer games you’ve probably never heard of.
From the Nasa astronaut who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station – what it’s like out there and what it’s like now, back here. Enter Scott Kelly's fascinating world and dare to think of your own a little differently.
A timely and powerful must-read on how the big tech companies are damaging our culture – and what we can do to fight their influence
Fuelled by imagination and grounded in science, the first guidebook to the solar system’s most exciting holiday destinations.
A superbly told history of Victoria's Britain in all its grandeur and misery, triumph and doubt.
From YouTube to Wembley, how Spencer FC became football's gamechanger