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- Ebury Publishing 2016; US$ 21.14
2016 marks the 60-year anniversary of the phrase ?Artificial Intelligence? and in this fascinating book, Luke Dormehl charts the weird and wonderful journey of one of mankind?s greatest projects, the creation of Thinking Machines . This is a story of how what it means to be human in the face of accelerating machine intelligence. It?s about trying... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2016; US$ 15.00
A book that will set the course for the environmental movement for years to come, Confessions of an Eco-Warrior is an inspiring ecological call to arms by America's foremost and most controversial environmental activist. "Rude and brilliant. Read it and you will see the future".--William Kittredge. more...
- Cork University Press 2016; US$ 9.99
In 1983 Gerry Kennedy set off on a tour through Russia, China, Japan and the USA to visit others involved in the global anti-war movement. Only dimly aware of his Victorian ancestors: George Boole, forefather of the digital revolution and James Hinton, eccentric philosopher and advocate of polygamy, he had directly followed in the footsteps of two... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2016; US$ 18.32
An adrenaline-fuelled exposé of life inside the tech bubble, Chaos Monkeys lays bare the secrets, power plays and lifestyle excesses of the visionaries, grunts, sociopaths, opportunists and money cowboys who are revolutionising our world. Written by startup CEO and industry provocateur Antonio García Martínez, this is Liar?s Poker meets The Social... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 21.14
Accidental Journeys with the Bestselling Author of The Fly Trap Stories just begin. We rarely know where and almost never why. It doesn't matter. Nothing is certain any longer. I just want to shut my eyes, point at random and say, as a sort of experiment, that once, when I was sixteen years old, I spent a whole night singing romantic songs in... more...
- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 34.99
David Brower (19122000) was a central figure in the modern environmental movement. His leadership, vision, and elegant conception of the wilderness forever changed how we approach nature. In many ways he was a twentieth-century Thoreau. Brower transformed the Sierra Club into a national force that challenged and stopped federally sponsored projects... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 31.95
A Prophet in Two Countries: The Life of F.E. Simon is a biography of Franz Simon and his work in physical chemistry toward the development of nuclear energy. Born in a Jewish family in Berlin at the turn of the 20th century, at a time when Germany started repressing the Jews, Franz Simon becomes a doctor in physical chemistry and successfully conducts... more...
- Primento Digital 2016; US$ 4.99
Découvrez enfin tout ce qu?il faut savoir sur Albert Einstein en moins d?une heure ! Albert Einstein est une figure emblématique du XXe siècle connue de tous, bien au-delà du monde scientifique. S?il est souvent associé à sa célèbre formule E = mc2 et représenté en génie décalé par un portrait sur lequel il tire la langue, le physicien allemand... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00
Sophie Germain taught herself mathematics by candlelight, huddled in her bedclothes. Ada Byron Lovelace anticipated aspects of general-purpose digital computing by more than a century. Cora Ratto de Sadosky advanced messages of tolerance and equality while sharing her mathematical talents with generations of students. This captivating book gives... more...