A lot has happened in 2020, especially in the tech world. We’ve rounded up the top five best books about technology that have been released in 2020 so far.
Uncanny Valley By Anna Wiener
Anna Wiener left a job in publishing to join the tech world of Silicon Valley, moving from New York to San Francisco. In her coming-of-age story, Wiener shares her memoir and glimpse into the world of Silicon Valley in the 2010s as she works customer support jobs at technology startups.
The Future is Faster Than You Think: How Converging Technologies Are Transforming Business, industries, and Our Lives by Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler
We’ve experienced more technological advancement in the past 10 years than the past 50 combined, and during the next decade, we will experience more than we have in the past 100. In this book, Diamandis and Kotler explore the accelerating technologies that will impact our daily lives over the course of the next decade.
No Filter: The Inside Story of Instagram by Sarah Frier
In 2010, Instagram was launched and less than 10 years later, it is now worth over $100 billion. No Filter tells the story of how Instagram was founded, grew, and ultimately sold to Facebook for $1 billion. It also tells the story of how Instagram has fundamentally changed the way we communicate and drive attention.
Cyber Privacy: Who Has Your Data and Why You Should Care by April Falcon Doss
Everything you do online is being tracked. Your information is being collected, and data is being sold and analyzed. April Falcon Doss is a privacy expert and former NSA employee who wants individuals to understand their digital footprint and how to protect their online privacy.
A World Without Work: Technology, Automation, and How We Should Respond by Daniel Susskind
From diagnosing illnesses to composing music, machines have the ability to perform more and more human-like tasks, and the threat of technological unemployment is now real. However, technological advancement also brings new jobs and prosperity. In this book, Susskind shares the challenges and advantages technology will bring in the coming years.