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: 59.77 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: 38.20 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.

What We Believe But Cannot Prove

Author: John Brockman
Publisher: Pocket
ISBN: 9781416522614
Size: 31.76 MB
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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.

This Will Change Everything

Author: Mr. John Brockman
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061960675
Size: 32.25 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.

This Idea Must Die

Author: John Brockman
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 9780062374349
Size: 67.17 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: 57.32 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 ...

What To Think About Machines That Think

Author: Mr. John Brockman
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062425668
Size: 73.54 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 ...

Know This

Author: Mr. John Brockman
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 006256207X
Size: 65.29 MB
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In the spirit of identifying the most significant new theories and discoveries, John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org ("The world's smartest website" -- The Guardian), asked 198 of the finest minds What do you consider the most interesting ...