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ALIEN Thinking: The Unconventional Path to Breakthrough Ideas
ALIEN Thinking: The Unconventional Path to Breakthrough Ideas
How do people come up with truly original ideas? The answer is to think outside the box—way outside.
 
For the past decade, Cyril Bouquet, Jean-Louis Barsoux, and Michael Wade, professors of innovation and strategy at IMD Business School, have studied inventors, scientists, doctors, entrepreneurs, and
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Enough: Why the World's Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty.
Enough: Why the World's Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty.
For more than thirty years, humankind has known how to grow enough food to end chronic hunger worldwide. Yet while the “Green Revolution” succeeded in South America and Asia, it never got to Africa. More than 9 million people every year die of hunger, malnutrition, and related diseases every year most of them in Africa...
A Choice of Enemies: America Confronts the Middle East
A Choice of Enemies: America Confronts the Middle East
It is in the Middle East that the U.S. has been made to confront its attitudes on the use of force, the role of allies, and international law. The history of the U.S. in the Middle East, then, becomes an especially revealing mirror on America’s view of its role in the wider world.

In this wise, objective, and illuminating history,...

Fatal System Error: The Hunt for the New Crime Lords Who are Bringing Down the Internet
Fatal System Error: The Hunt for the New Crime Lords Who are Bringing Down the Internet

WHEN I FIRST MET BARRETT LYON in 2004, I was covering Internet security for the Los Angeles Times from an office in San Francisco. His story was so good—and met a journalistic need so deep—that I had a hard time believing it was true.

For more than a year, I had been grappling with an onslaught of urgent but...

The Big Nine: How the Tech Titans and Their Thinking Machines Could Warp Humanity
The Big Nine: How the Tech Titans and Their Thinking Machines Could Warp Humanity
A call-to-arms about the broken nature of artificial intelligence, and the powerful corporations that are turning the human-machine relationship on its head.

We like to think that we are in control of the future of "artificial" intelligence. The reality, though, is that we--the everyday...
Jump-Starting America: How Breakthrough Science Can Revive Economic Growth and the American Dream
Jump-Starting America: How Breakthrough Science Can Revive Economic Growth and the American Dream
The untold story of how America once created the most successful economy the world has ever seen and how we can do it again.

The American economy glitters on the outside, but the reality is quite different. Job opportunities and economic growth are increasingly concentrated in a few crowded coastal enclaves.
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We See It All: Liberty and Justice in an Age of Perpetual Surveillance
We See It All: Liberty and Justice in an Age of Perpetual Surveillance

This investigation into the legal, political, and moral issues surrounding how the police and justice system use surveillance technology asks the question: what are citizens of a free country willing to tolerate in the name of public safety?

As we rethink the scope of police power, Jon Fasman’s chilling examination
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The Secret Lives of Customers: A Detective Story About Solving the Mystery of Customer Behavior
The Secret Lives of Customers: A Detective Story About Solving the Mystery of Customer Behavior
A "detective story" that delivers key insights for any businessperson asking the questions: who really are our customers, why do we lose them, how do we regain them?

Customers can be a mystery. Despite the availability of more data than ever before, everyone, from the CEO to salespeople in the
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