Technology has changed rapidly but that hasn’t always been the case. And that makes covering this genre of books a bit difficult. But that won’t stop us from listing the best tech books of all time. Keep reading to see which books made the list.
Now more than ever, this genre is thriving. You can expect to see hundreds of books written about technology ever year now. We are excited for what the future holds. But today, we will be looking at books that have been already published that deserve this recognition. You can see the full list below!
The Best Tech Books of All Time
- The Cuckoo’s Egg by Cliff Stoll
- A City Is Not a Computer by Shannon Mattern
- The Design of Everyday Things by Don Norman
- The Real World of Technology by Ursula Franklin
- Technology and the Character of Contemporary Life by Albert Borgmann
- Masters of Doom by David Kushner
- Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans by Melanie Mitchell
- Trigger Happy by Steven Poole
- Blockchain Chicken Farm by Xiaowei Wang
- The Inevitable by Kevin Kelly
- Being Digital by Nicholas Negroponte
- Hackers by Steven Levy
- Internet for the People by Ben Tarnoff
- Blood, Sweat, and Pixels by Jason Schreier
- The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe
- We Are Anonymous by Parmy Olson
- Artificial Unintelligence by Meredith Broussard
- The One Device by Brian Merchant
- The Master Switch by Tim Wu
- Rebel Code by Glyn Moody
- 747 by Joe Sutter
- Silicon Snake Oil by Cliff Stoll
- The Age of Surveillance Capitalism by Shoshana Zuboff
- Ghost in the Wire by Kevin Mitnick
Tech Books to Read
With technology comes the fear of losing our freedom to machines that can do our jobs efficiently. For decades, man has feared that our jobs will be done by machines, taking us out of the equation. And now, with the emergence of A.I, that fear is stoked once again. Ursula Franklin’s book The Real World of Technology tackles issues like these.
Many books on this list tackle the subject of hacking and how it has shaped our lives. With many online discords, it is easier than ever to stay anonymous. And one group that enjoys anonymity is hackers. They cause chaos and a following that makes them hard to ignore. Books such as We Are Anonymous by Parmy Olson, Hackers by Steven Levy, and Ghost in the Wire by Kevin Mitnick are some of the books that talk about hackers.
That ends our list of the best tech books of all time. How many of these books have you read? Which books should have made the list? Let us know in the comments below!