Smart books from the publisher Mann, Ivanov and Ferber as a gift for the New Year




The fact that the book – the best gift they know everything, especially if it’s a smart and useful books from our friends: the publishing house “Mann, Ivanov and Ferber.” So as soon as the New Year, we decided together to give our readers the five one interesting book from different areas of knowledge. Do you have a chance to win one of the world’s best-selling non-fiction, and read about the topics that we cover from the opening of the site in the presentation of the world’s best authors.

What is this book?

Technologies that will change the world


What will the future economy? What will ultimately lead the development of technology, automation, outsourcing and globalization? Is it possible that the main cause of the current economic crisis was not the stock market, and computer technology?

In this groundbreaking book, written by an engineer in Silicon Valley, provides answers to these questions and explains why the acceleration of technological development can have a devastating impact on the economy in the near future.

The author offers us a thought experiment to explore the economy of the future. It uses an imaginary “tunnel of lights” to visualize the economic implications of new technologies, which will appear in the coming years and decades. The book challenges the familiar notions of the future and indicates the dangers that lie ahead.

Great transition


The best book about the revolution of cloud computing according to Financial Times.

One hundred years ago, companies stopped generating their own electricity using steam engines and connected to the mains. Cheap energy supplied by large power plants, not only transformed the business, but also created the entire modern world, which can not be imagined without a simple electrical outlet.

Today we are witnessing a similar revolution. Companies and ordinary people get rid of their own IT-systems and are connected to the services available through the Internet.

In this fascinating book, Nicholas Carr weaves together history, economics and technology to explain what is in store for the computer industry in the near future and how it will affect the lives of ordinary people.

Finding yourself


This book is about how an ordinary Western man broke their own patterns of thinking: instead of fighting with the circumstances, stepped out to meet them and completely changed his life.

After the turmoil of life … Jean Beliveau Canadian in his 45th birthday, August 18, 2000, went to “walk” in a walking tour around the world under the banner of peace, non-violence and happiness to all children of the Earth. Almost no money. And without any marching experience.

With a Monsieur Beliveau took three wheeled cart, which put a bit of food and clothing, first aid kit, a small tent and a sleeping bag.

His 46th birthday Jean Beliveau met in the capital of Costa Rica, 47th – in northern Chile, the 48th – in South Africa, 49th – in Ethiopia, 50th anniversary – in northern Algeria. Then he went year after year in Europe: Portugal, United Kingdom, Germany, the land of the former Yugoslavia. Crossed the Bosporus and went on: Turkey, Iran, India, Nepal, South Korea, Japan, Philippines, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand (Russian, unfortunately, it is bypassed). And only 11 years and 2 months old, worn-out 54 pairs of shoes back home. Left behind 75,553 kilometer walks and 64 countries.

Practice of visual thinking


The book is a companion to the bestselling book “Visual Thinking” .

Dan Roema first book “Visual Thinking” showed us what role the simple drawings can play in generating ideas and communications in general. She presented an interesting new method of solving very different problems – from the strategic issues of top management to the most prosaic of office problems.

This book helps readers Dan introduce the technique in daily practice. The book is full of detailed examples, exercises, and an empty space for your picture.

If “Visual Thinking” – a guide to the “fine dining”, the “practice of visual thinking” – reading a cookbook that is destined to grow a large number of notes and bookmarks.

Big Data


This is the first great book of the coming revolutionary phenomenon is tantamount to the internet or maybe even the printing press. This book is about a new science that can predict the future based on the rapid processing of massive amounts of information and instant analysis. It can convert a lot of phenomena – from airfare to the text of millions of books – in the form available to search, and with the help of the growing computing power to perform unprecedented before opening and forecasts.

Two leading experts in this field in an accessible form explain what big data, how they will change our lives, and what we can do to protect themselves from the dangers arising from them: from the inevitable loss of privacy and ending the prospect of punishment for misconduct, that have not yet committed.
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Since we want to book it pleased those readers that they will bring the maximum benefit, so we ask you to do one simple condition. Write in the comments what kind of books you want and why you need it. Be creative and do not necessarily concise. Together with the publishing house “Mann, Ivanov and Ferber” choose five readers and send them to each selected book. Leaving a comment, use e-mail, on which we can contact you.

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