What Should We Be Worried About

Author: John Brockman
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 9780062296238
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Steven Pinker uncovers the real risk factors for war * Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi peers into the coming virtual abyss * Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek laments our squandered opportunities to prevent global catastrophe * Seth Lloyd calculates the ...

This Explains Everything

Author: John Brockman
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 9780062230171
Size: 46.63 MB
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Presents responses from 150 of the world's brightest and most influential minds when asked to reveal their favorite deep, elegant, or beautiful explanation of how the human mind, society, and the universe work.

This Will Make You Smarter

Author: John Brockman
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0552778486
Size: 59.16 MB
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Over 150 of the world's leading scientists and thinkers offer their choice of the ideas, strategies and arguments that will help all of us understand our world and its future better.

This Idea Must Die

Author: Mr. John Brockman
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062374354
Size: 53.47 MB
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Profound, engaging, thoughtful, and groundbreaking, This Idea Must Die will change your perceptions and understanding of our world today . . . and tomorrow.

What Is Your Dangerous Idea

Author: Mr. John Brockman
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061844802
Size: 77.36 MB
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From using medication to permanently alter our personalities to contemplating a universe in which we are utterly alone, to the idea that the universe might be fundamentally inexplicable, What Is Your Dangerous Idea? takes an unflinching ...

The Scientists

Author: Marco Roth
Publisher: Union Books
ISBN: 1908526300
Size: 37.57 MB
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The Scientists is a story of how we first learn from our parents and how we then learn to see them as separate individuals; it’s a story of how preciousness can slow us down when it comes to understanding our desires and other people’s.

What To Think About Machines That Think

Author: Mr. John Brockman
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062425668
Size: 52.40 MB
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In that spirit, John Brockman, publisher of Edge. org (“the world’s smartest website” – The Guardian), asked the world’s most influential scientists, philosophers, and artists one of today’s most consequential questions: What do ...

This Will Change Everything

Author: Mr. John Brockman
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061960675
Size: 15.19 MB
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"What game-changing scientific ideas and developments do you expect to live to see?" This is the question John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org, posed to more than 100 of the world's most influential minds.

What We Believe But Cannot Prove

Author: Mr. John Brockman
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061828106
Size: 28.99 MB
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This book brings together the very best answers from the most distinguished contributors.

How Things Are

Author: John Brockman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780753807767
Size: 48.92 MB
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A highly readable and accessible primer for learning to think about the world as scientists do