Books By Geeks, For Geeks
"Get Your Geek On! Unless you're horndog Howard Wolowitz from The Big Bang Theory, the words "geek" and "lust" are seldom found in the same sentence. Until now, bub. Whether it's the most recent tweet from Felicia Day, the newest book from Terry Pratchett, or the latest anything from Joss Whedon, the world is a smoking hot, happening place for Geeks."
"Are you the innovative type, the cook who marches to a different drummer -- used to expressing your creativity instead of just following recipes? Are you interested in the science behind what happens to food while it's cooking? Do you want to learn what makes a recipe work so you can improvise and create your own unique dish?"
"For Genevieve Terrence it seemed like a dream come true: a weekend alone on Maui with her sexy boss, Nick Brogan. But little did she know that Nick had dreams of his own--a nefarious scheme that nearly got her killed on the flight over the Pacific. Lucky for her, brilliant computer programmer Jack Farley was on board and quick-witted enough to crash-land the plane. Now Jack is her sole companion on a remote desert island with nothing but guava trees and sharks for company. Who’d expect the shy genius--and the least alpha male she knows--to turn out to be the uninhibited stud of her wildest dreams? "
"As a software engineer, you recognize at some point that there's much more to your career than dealing with code. Is it time to become a manager? Tell your boss he’s a jerk? Join that startup? Author Michael Lopp recalls his own make-or-break moments with Silicon Valley giants such as Apple, Netscape, and Symantec inBeing Geek -- an insightful and entertaining book that will help you make better career decisions."
You’ve been selected as Earth’s sole representative in negotiations with an Alien Overlord.
The reason doesn’t matter. In fact, you hardly need one. What matters is that today is different. Today is momentous. There are people to impress, reputations at stake, money to be made or lost. The fate of the world may hang in the balance. Yours certainly does. And there is no way – no possibility anywhere within the space-time continuum – that you are going to overlook even the slightest possible advantage.
Trust me, you do NOT want to meet the military leader of an alien species – or an attractive female of your own – while looking anything but your best. "