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  • emThe Ends of the Worldem
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    The Ends of the World

    Peter Brannen talked about his book The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and Our Quest to Understand Earth’s Past Mass Extinctions, in which he discusses the potential for…

    306 views
  • emMachine Platform Crowdem
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    Machine, Platform, Crowd

    Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson talked about their book Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future, in which they explore how machines can be beneficial to America’s…

    377 views
  • emHow Emotions are Madeem
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    How Emotions are Made

    Psychologist Lisa Feldman Barrett talked about her book How Emotions are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain, in which she argues that emotions and the physical reactions that accompany them are…

    2,502 views
  • Dean Buonomano Discusses emYour Brain is a Time Machineem
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    Your Brain is a Time Machine

    Neuroscientist Dean Buonomano talked about his book Your Brain Is a Time Machine: The Neuroscience and Physics of Time, in which he explains the sense of time in relation to physics.

    1,500 views
  • emThe Knowledge Illusionem
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    The Knowledge Illusion

    Steven Sloman, co-author of The Knowledge Illusion: Why We Never Think Alone, talked about how he applies his theories on communal intelligence and ‘group think’ to help better understand…

    825 views
  • emWe Are Dataem
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    We Are Data

    John Cheney-Lippold talked about his book We Are Data: Algorithms and The Making of Our Digital Selves, in which he looks into how digital data defines who we are, the differences we see between our…

    538 views
  • emScaleem
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    Scale

    Geoffrey West talked about his book Scale: The Universal Laws of Growth, Innovation, Sustainability, and the Pace of Life in Organisms, Cities, Economies, and Companies, in which he…

    978 views
  • emDeep Thinkingem
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    Deep Thinking

    Garry Kasparov talked about his book Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins, in which he discusses the future of artificial intelligence and how it…

    634 views
  • emBreaking Rockefellerem
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    Breaking Rockefeller

    Peter Doran talked about Breaking Rockefeller: The Incredible Story of the Ambitious Rivals Who Toppled an Oil Empire, his book on the rise of Royal Dutch Shell in the early 20th century…

    611 views
  • emThe History of Human Space Flightem
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    The History of Human Space Flight

    Ted Spitzmiller talked about his book The History of Human Space Flight, in which he looks at the programs and technology that led to the possibility of space travel, from balloon flight to…

    255 views
  • emRefinery Townem
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    Refinery Town

    Labor reporter Steve Early talked about his book, Refinery Town: Big Oil, Big Money, and the Remaking of an American City, about the city of Richmond, California, and the efforts by its…

    188 views
  • emThe Great Questions of Tomorrowem
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    The Great Questions of Tomorrow

    David Rothkopf talked about his book The Great Questions of Tomorrow, in which he looks at the big questions that will arise following the modern technological revolution.

    499 views
  • emUnder Desert Skiesem
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    Under Desert Skies

    Melissa Sevigny talked about her book, Under Desert Skies: How Tucson Mapped the Way to the Moon and Planets. Ms. Sevigny is a science and technology reporter for KNAU (Arizona Public…

    559 views
  • After Words with Brian Merchant
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    After Words with Brian Merchant

    Brian Merchant talked about his book The One Device, in which he retraces the creation and development of the iPhone. He was interviewed by Steve Lohr.

    808 views
  • emChasing Spaceem
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    Chasing Space

    Leland Melvin talked about his book, Chasing Space: An Astronaut’s Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances.

    427 views
  • emThe Physics of Everyday Thingsem
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    The Physics of Everyday Things

    James Kakalios talked about The Physics of Everyday Things: The Extraordinary Science Behind an Ordinary Day. In the book, Professor Kalakios explains the science and physics behind the…

    594 views
  • emDrawdownem
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    Drawdown

    Paul Hawken talked about Project Drawdown, a collection of policies, plans, and active programs to reduce carbon emissions outside of the purview of the federal government.

    349 views
  • emGeek Girl Risingem
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    Geek Girl Rising

    Co-authors Heather Cabot and Sam Walravens talked about their book, Geek Girl Rising: Inside the Sisterhood Shaking Up Tech, about the women who are changing the technology industry.

    569 views
  • emThe Fuzzy and the Techieem
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    The Fuzzy and the Techie

    Scott Hartley talked about his book The Fuzzy and the Techie: Why the Liberal Arts Will Rule the Digital World, in which he looks at the cultural divide in the tech industry. In his book,…

    553 views
  • In Depth with Neil deGrasse Tyson
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    In Depth with Neil deGrasse Tyson

    Author and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson talked about his life and career and responds to viewer phone calls and tweets. Mr. Tyson, the director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York…

    5,612 views
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