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  • Dream Cities: Seven Urban Ideas That Shape the World
    Views : 91
    Pages : 336

    by: Wade Graham

    Publisher: pHarper

    Book Description

    Garden designer and historian Graham (American Eden: From Monticello to Central Park to our Backyards: What Our Gardens Tell Us About Who We Are, 2011, etc.) explores how modern cities were built on foundations made of the fantasi ... more

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    2016-01-26

    ISBN-10: 0062196316

    ISBN-13: 9780062196316

    Language: English

  • Heartificial Intelligence: Embracing Our Humanity to Maximize Machines
    Views : 468
    Pages : 304

    by: John C. Havens

    Publisher: pTarcherPerigee

    Book Description

    As artificial intelligence becomes increasingly essential to our lives, a steady stream of books is expressing delight or dismay. In this thoughtful addition to the genre, Mashable and Guardian contributing editor Havens wa ... more

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    2016-02-02

    ISBN-10: 0399171711

    ISBN-13: 9780399171710

    Language: English

  • House of Lost Worlds: Dinosaurs, Dynasties, and the Story of Life on Earth
    Views : 266
    Pages : 352

    by: Richard Conniff

    Publisher: pYale University Press

    Book Description

    A rich and enthusiastic history of Yale University’s impressive Peabody Museum of Natural History.

    The Peabody traces its roots back to a Yale undergraduate, Othniel Charles Marsh. In 1866, when Marsh was appointed to a paleonto ... more

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    2016-04-12

    ISBN-10: 0300211635

    ISBN-13: 9780300211634

    Language: English

  • Animal Internet: Nature and the Digital Revolution
    Views : 321
    Pages : 200

    by: Alexander Pschera

    Publisher: pNew Vessel Press

    Book Description

    In a “postdigital” era in which the Internet shapes much of our interaction with others, German media writer Pschera argues that animals can help us see the digital revolution in a new light—and situate ourselves within it more comfortabl ... more

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    2016-04-12

    ISBN-10: 1939931339

    ISBN-13: 9781939931337

    Language: English

  • The Most Perfect Thing: Inside (and Outside) a Bird's Egg
    Views : 82
    Pages : 304

    by: Tim Birkhead

    Publisher: pBloomsbury USA

    Book Description

    A thrilling voyage through what most of us think of as an ordinary item sold at the supermarket.

    Birkhead (Animal Behavior and History of Science/Univ. of Sheffield; Bird Sense: What It’s Like to Be a Bird, 2012, etc.), a ... more

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    2016-04-12

    ISBN-10: 1632863693

    ISBN-13: 9781632863690

    Language: English

  • Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?
    Views : 362
    Pages : 352

    by: Frans de Waal

    Publisher: pW. W. Norton & Company

    Book Description

    Intrigued by the search for intelligent life? No need for space travel—it’s happening right here on Earth, and the results are amazing.

    De Waal (Psychology/Emory Univ.; The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism ... more

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    2016-04-25

    ISBN-10: 0393246183

    ISBN-13: 9780393246186

    Language: English

  • The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe
    Views : 215
    Pages : 272

    by: Stephon Alexander

    Publisher: pBasic Books

    Book Description

    Look to jazz greats like John Coltrane for insights into subatomic particles and the history of the cosmos.

    In this loosely autobiographical meditation, Alexander (Physics/Brown Univ.) explores resonances between music and physics in P ... more

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    2016-04-26

    ISBN-10: 0465034993

    ISBN-13: 9780465034994

    Language: English