What Should We Be Worried About

Author: Mr. John Brockman
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062296248
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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 ...

What Should We Be Worried About

Author: John Brockman
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 9780062296238
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What should we be worried about? That is the question John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org ("The world's smartest website"—The Guardian), posed to the planet's most influential minds.

What Have You Changed Your Mind About

Author: Mr. John Brockman
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061984906
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Edge (www.edge.org), the influential online intellectual salon, recently asked 150 high-powered thinkers to discuss their most telling missteps and reconsiderations: What have you changed your mind about?

This Idea Must Die

Author: Mr. John Brockman
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062374354
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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.

This Explains Everything

Author: Mr. John Brockman
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062230182
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What is your favorite deep, elegant, or beautiful explanation? This is the question John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org ("The world's smartest website"—The Guardian), posed to the world's most influential minds.

What To Think About Machines That Think

Author: Mr. John Brockman
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062425668
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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 ...

What We Believe But Cannot Prove

Author: John Brockman
Publisher: Pocket
ISBN: 9781416522614
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Here is Ian McEwan on the absence of an afterlife; Richard Dawkins on the relationship between design and evolution; and Jared Diamond on when humans first reached the Americas.

Thinking

Author: Mr. John Brockman
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062258567
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Edited by John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org ("The world's smartest website"—The Guardian), Thinking presents original ideas by today's leading psychologists, neuroscientists, and philosophers who are radically expanding our ...

Bursts

Author: Albert-Laszlo Barabasi
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101187166
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Illustrating this revolutionary science, Barabasi artfully weaves together the story of a 16th century burst of human activity-a bloody medieval crusade launched in his homeland, Transylvania-with the modern tale of a contemporary artist ...