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Gamer Gift Guide: The Warcraft Civilization

Gamer Gift Guide: The Warcraft Civilization

Searching for that special holiday gift for the gamer on your list? Not satisfied by buying them the latest game?  The MIT Press will feature several of our “gamer” titles throughout the holidays.

1998: America’s Achilles’ Heel

1998: America’s Achilles’ Heel

For day 32, Clay Morgan, Senior Acquisitions Editor, Environmental Studies, Political Science, Bioethics, reflects on America’s Achilles’ Heel: Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Terrorism and Covert Attack by Richard A. Falkenrath, Robert D. Newman, and Bradley A. Thayer:

1997: Financial Modeling and 2006: The Chinese Economy

1997: Financial Modeling and 2006: The Chinese Economy

Emily Taber, Assistant Acquisitions Editor, Economics, Finance, and Business, writes about Financial Modeling by Simon Benninga and The Chinese Economy: Transitions and Growth by Barry Naughton for day 31 of our 50th anniversary series.

Shop for Good

Shop for Good

With the nation’s largest retailers planning to open up earlier than ever for Black Friday, many stores are anticipating the arrival of a record number of shoppers. This makes Black Friday the perfect time for people to “shop for good.”

1995: City of Bits

1995: City of Bits

We hope that you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Our 29th post in the 50th anniversary series is a particularly prescient passage from City of Bits: Space, Place, and the Infobahn by William Mitchell:

1993: Institutions for the Earth

1993: Institutions for the Earth

For day 26, Clay Morgan, Senior Acquisitions Editor, Environmental Studies, Political Science, Bioethics, looks back on Institutions for the Earth: Sources of Effective International Environmental Protection edited by Peter M. Haas, Robert O. Keohane, and Marc A. Levy:

1992: Valuing the Earth and 1993: Critical Condition

1992: Valuing the Earth and 1993: Critical Condition

We’re at the half-way point of our 50th anniversary series! For our 25th post, Clay Morgan, Senior Acquisitions Editor, Environmental Studies, Political Science, Bioethics, writes about Valuing the Earth: Economics, Ecology, Ethics, second edition, edited by Herman E. Daly and Kenneth N. Townsend:

1990: Introduction to Algorithms

1990: Introduction to Algorithms

Thomas Cormen, co-author (with Charles Leiserson and Ronald Rivest), reflects on Introduction to Algorithms for day 22 of our 50th anniversary series: