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    Thank You for Being Late

    Thomas Friedman talked about his book Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations, in which he discusses how technology and globalization is…

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    Einstein's Greatest Mistake

    David Bodanis talked about his book Einstein’s Greatest Mistake: A Biography, in which he explores the reasons Albert Einstein was disregarded by many of his colleagues later in his life…

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    The Pope of Physics

    Gino Segre and Bettina Hoerlin talked about their book, The Pope of Physics: Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age, about Italian physicist Enrico Fermi, known as “the Pope” by his…

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    Undoing Project

    Michael Lewis talked about his book Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds, in which he looks at the work of Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky that…

    550 views
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    Now

    Professor Richard Muller talked about his book Now: The Physics of Time, in which he discusses the concept of time and proposes his own scientific theory on the subject.

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    Interview on The Madhouse Effect

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    Interview with Steven Johnson

    Steven Johnson talked about his book Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World, in which he argues that throughout history entertainers have been on the forefront of technological change.…

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    The Gene

    Siddhartha Mukherjee talked about his book The Gene: An Intimate History, in which he details the history of genetic code and how it will influence the future.

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    Hidden Figures

    Margot Lee Shetterly talked about her book Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race, in which she recalls a…

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    Welcome to the Universe

    Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, and J. Richard Gott talked about their book Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour, in which they answer many of the questions of the…

    1,202 views
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    Weapons of Math Destruction

    Cathy O’Neil talked about her book Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy, in which she examines how data algorithms impact society. She’s…

    1,151 views
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    Time Travel

    James Gleick talked about his book Time Travel: A History, in which he discusses the history and future of the concept of time travel. “Nonfiction Keynote: James Gleick Talks with Tom…

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    After Words with Steve Coll

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Steve Coll investigates the corporation that has greater revenues than the economies of many western nations. He discussed the company’s power and…

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    How to Make a Spaceship

    Julian Guthrie talked about her book How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race, and the Birth of Private Spaceflight, in which she reports on SpaceShipOne, the first…

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    Accidental Genius

    Richard Gaughan talked about his book, Accidental Genius: The World’s Greatest By-Chance Discoveries, about some of the world’s greatest discoveries and how they happened by accident. C-SPAN’s Local…

    294 views
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    The Age of Em

    Professor Robin Hanson talked about his book, The Age of Em: Work, Love and Life when Robots Rule the Earth, about what a robot-ruled world will be like. This event, part of the Fall for…

    450 views
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    Utopia Is Creepy

    Nicholas Carr talked about his book Utopia is Creepy: And Other Provocations, in which he examines the history of the digital age. He spoke at the 2016 Wisconsin Book Festival, held at the…

    382 views
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    Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

    Professor Janna Levin talked about her book Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space, in which she recounts the project to record the gravitational waves created from colliding…

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    Teddy Roosevelt in California

    Chris Epting talked about his book Teddy Roosevelt in California, about President Roosevelt’s 1903 tour of the Western states and the impact it had on the history of conservation. C-SPAN’s Local…

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    Wild Things, Wild Places

    Jane Alexander talked about her book Wild Things, Wild Places: Adventurous Tales of Wildlife and Conservation on Planet Earth, in which she shares her thoughts on wildlife conservation. She…

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