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10 Short Lessons in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

In Ten Short Lessons in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, leading computer science expert Professor Peter J. Bentley breaks down the fast-moving world of computers in the time of automata into ten pivotal lessons.
R 182,75

Alex's Adventures in Numberland : Tenth Anniversary Edition

The Sunday Times bestseller Shortlisted for the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize
R 181,69 R 213,75

A World Without Work : Technology, Automation and How We Should Respond

'A path-breaking, thought-provoking and in-depth study of how new technology will transform the world of work' Gordon Brown New technologies have always provoked panic about workers being replaced by machines. In the past, such fears have been misplaced, and many economists maintain that they remain so today. Yet in A World Without Work, Daniel Susskind shows why this time really is different. Advances in artificial intelligence mean that all kinds of jobs are increasingly at risk. Susskind
R 465,00

Basic Blockchain : What It Is and How It Will Transform the Way We Work and Live

One of MIT and Oxford's leading futurists explains what blockchain is, unpacks the cryptocurrency hype train, explores how blockchain will change the nature of your job, and shows you how blockchain will impact business and society
R 226,31 R 266,25

Apollo 11 : The Inside Story

The amazing full story of Apollo 11 - Tom Wolfe's The Right Stuff for a new generation
R 159,38 R 187,50

Artificial Intelligence : A Guide for Thinking Humans

'If you think you understand AI and all of the related issues, you don't. By the time you finish this exceptionally lucid and riveting book you will breathe more easily and wisely' - Michael Gazzaniga A leading computer scientist brings human sense to the AI bubble No recent scientific enterprise has been so alluring, terrifying and filled with extravagant promise and frustrating setbacks as artificial intelligence. Writing with clarity and passion, leading AI researcher Melanie Mitchell offe
R 395,25 R 465,00

Blue Mind: How Water Makes You Happier, More Connected and Better at What You Do

Blue Mind is a fascinating account using compelling new research to understand our relationship to the planet's most omnipresent resource - water.
R 168,94 R 198,75

Behave : The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

***'Awe-inspiring... You will learn more about human nature than in any other book I can think of' Henry MarshTHE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER / WINNER OF THE 2017 LA TIMES BOOK PRIZE'One of the best scientist-writers of our time' Oliver SacksWhy do human beings behave as they do?
R 216,75 R 255,00

Beyond imagination

Nanotechnology is sweeping the world. This science of very small particles, which includes genetic modification and the reconfiguring of the arrangement of atoms, presents possibilities beyond imagination. It also has huge implications for all South Africans, especially at home.
R 250,75 R 295,00

Blue Mind : How Water Makes You Happier, More Connected and Better at What You Do

Blue Mind is a fascinating account using compelling new research to understand our relationship to the planet's most omnipresent resource - water.
R 301,75 R 355,00

Bad Science

Ben Goldacre's wise and witty bestseller, shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, lifts the lid on quack doctors, flaky statistics, scaremongering journalists and evil pharmaceutical corporations.
R 130,69 R 153,75

A Briefer History of Time

Stephen Hawking's worldwide bestseller, A Brief History of Time, has been a landmark volume in scientific writing. Like prior editions of the book-but even more so - A Briefer History of Time will guide nonscientists everywhere in the ongoing search for the tantalizing secrets at the heart of time and space.
R 195,50 R 230,00