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A Synthesizing Mind

"Gardner's memoir places his work on multiple intelligences within the arc of his academic career, and presents a defense of the scholarly and public value of powerful 'works of synthesis.'"--
R 433,50

Anti-vaxxers

"A presentation of the scientific argument in favor of vaccination, which probes the consequences, origins and impact of the the anti-vaccination movement"--
R 289,00

Astronomical : From Quarks to Quasars, the Science of Space at its Strangest

Does the Big Bang prove the existence of God? What's the Universe expanding into? Is Earth the only planet which supports life? Why did the greatest astronomer in history murder his pet moose?
R 284,75 R 335,00

#HashtagActivism : Networks of Race and Gender Justice

How marginalized groups use Twitter to advance counter-narratives, preempt political spin, and build diverse networks of dissent.
R 289,00

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 301,75 R 355,00

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

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

A Dictionary of Science

This bestselling dictionary contains more than 9,500 entries on all aspects of chemistry, physics, biology (including human biology), earth sciences, computer science, and astronomy. With clear and concise definitions and recommended web links for many entries, this A-Z is a reliable reference work for science students as well as non-scientists.
R 275,36 R 323,95

A Short History of Nearly Everything

Bill Bryson's challenge is to take subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, like geology, chemistry and particle physics, and see if there isn't some way to render them comprehensible to people who have never thought they could be interested in science.
R 216,75 R 255,00

Alice's Adventures In Water-land

Describes the properties of liquid water and the relevance of these properties to life. This book is of interest to both adults and students.
R 476,00 R 560,00

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