Science + Psychology

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FRIENDLY ORANGE GLOW: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE PLATO SYSTEM AND THE DAWN OF CYBERCULTURE

Written by Dear, Brian
At a time when Steve Jobs was only a teenager and Mark Zuckerberg wasn't even born, a group of visionary engineers and designers--some of them only high school students--in the late 1960s and 1970s created a computer system called PLATO, which was light-years ahead in experimenting with how people would learn, engage, communicate, and play through connected computers.
November 14, 2017 | Hardcover | Pantheon Books | 640 Pages |
$40.00
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OUR WONDERFUL UNIVERSE: AN EASY INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF THE HEAVENS

Written by Chant, Clarence Augustus
-Reissue of an important work written by the father of Canadian astronomy -Astronomy is popular! The constant stream of incredible pictures from Hubble telescope has inspired people around the world to look up at the night sky -Beautifully packaged - ideal for gift book market Astronomy is one of the oldest branches of science. It has fascinated humanity from the earliest times.
August 1, 2017 | Hardcover | Papadakis Dist A/C | 192 Pages |
$17.99
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WIZARD AND THE PROPHET: TWO REMARKABLE SCIENTISTS AND THEIR DUELING VISIONS TO SHAPE TOMORROW'S WORLD

Written by Mann, Charles C
From the best-selling, award-winning author of 1491 and 1493--an incisive portrait of the two little-known twentieth-century scientists, Norman Borlaug and William Vogt, whose diametrically opposed views shaped our ideas about the environment, laying the groundwork for how people in the twenty-first century will choose to live in tomorrow's world. In forty years, Earth's p
January 23, 2018 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 640 Pages |
$28.95

RIVER OF CONSCIOUSNESS

Written by Sacks, Oliver
From the best-selling author of Gratitude, On the Move, and Musicophilia, a collection of essays that displays Oliver Sacks's passionate engagement with the most compelling and seminal ideas of human endeavor: evolution, creativity, memory, time, consciousness, and experience. Oliver Sacks, a scientist and a storyteller, is beloved by readers for the extraordinary neurolo
October 24, 2017 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 256 Pages |
$27.00
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FUTURE WAR: PREPARING FOR THE NEW GLOBAL BATTLEFIELD

Written by Latiff, Robert H
An urgent, prescient, and expert look at how future technology will change virtually every aspect of war as we know it and how we can respond to the serious national security challenges ahead. Future war is almost here: battles fought in cyberspace; biologically enhanced soldiers; autonomous systems that can process information and strike violently before a human being can blink.
September 26, 2017 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group |
$25.00
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LIFE 3.0: BEING HUMAN IN THE AGE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Written by Tegmark, Max
"This is a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knopf."
August 29, 2017 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 384 Pages |
$28.00
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GIRL AT THE BAGGAGE CLAIM: EXPLAINING THE EAST-WEST CULTURE GAP

Written by Jen, Gish
A provocative and important study of the different ideas Easterners and Westerners have about the self and society and what this means for current debates in art, education, geopolitics, and business. Never have East and West come as close as they are today, yet we are still baffled by one another. Is our mantra "To thine own self be true"?
February 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 336 Pages |
$26.95
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EINSTEIN'S MASTERWORK: 1915 AND THE GENERAL THEORY OF RELATIVITY

Written by Gribbin, John
In 1915, Albert Einstein presented his masterwork to the Prussian Academy of Sciences--a theory of gravity, matter, space and time: the General Theory of Relativity.
October 17, 2017 | Paperback | Pegasus Books | 240 Pages |
$16.95
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CLOCKWORK FUTURES: THE SCIENCE OF STEAMPUNK AND THE REINVENTION OF THE MODERN WORLD

Written by Schillace, Brandy
The gear turns, the whistle blows, and the billows expand with electro-mechanical whirring. The shimmering halo of Victorian technology lures us with the stuff of dreams, of nostalgia, of alternate pasts and futures that entice with the suave of James Bond and the savvy of Sherlock Holmes. Fiction, surely.
September 5, 2017 | Hardcover | Pegasus Books | 400 Pages |
$28.95
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TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE: HERITAGE AND ADAPTATION

Written by Unschuld, Paul U
A leading authority explains the ideas and practice of Chinese medicine from its beginnings in antiquity to today. Paul U. Unschuld describes medicine's close connection with culture and politics throughout Chinese history.
January 9, 2018 | Paperback | Columbia University Press | 184 Pages |
$20.00

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