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.

This Idea Must Die

Author: Mr. John Brockman
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062374354
Size: 27.71 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: 37.20 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 ...

This Will Change Everything

Author: Mr. John Brockman
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061960675
Size: 43.33 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 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 Are You Optimistic About

Author: Mr. John Brockman
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 006187003X
Size: 53.39 MB
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John Brockman, publisher of Edge (www.edge.org), the influential online salon, recently asked more than 150 high-powered scientific thinkers to answer a vital question for our frequently pessimistic times: "What are you optimistic about?

This Will Make You Smarter

Author: John Brockman
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448126150
Size: 10.60 MB
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Their answers are collected in this book and explore philosophy, psychology, economics, and other disciplines - and all share one aim: to provide the most reliable ways of gaining knowledge about anything, whether it be human behaviour, ...

What We Believe But Cannot Prove

Author: John Brockman
Publisher: Pocket
ISBN: 9781416522614
Size: 27.67 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.