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Product Description: As the world becomes ever more dominated by technology, John Brockman's latest addition to the acclaimed and bestselling Edge Question series asks more than 175 leading scientists, philosophers, and artists: What do you think about machines that think?The development of artificial intelligence has been a source of fascination and anxiety ever since Alan Turing formalized the concept in 1950...read more
By Barry Brett (narrator), John Brockman (editor) and Lisa Larsen (narrator)

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9781504653060 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 6, 2015), cover price $59.99 | About this edition: As the world becomes ever more dominated by technology, John Brockman's latest addition to the acclaimed and bestselling Edge Question series asks more than 175 leading scientists, philosophers, and artists: What do you think about machines that think?

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By John Brockman (editor)

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9780062425652 | Perennial, October 6, 2015, cover price $15.99

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9781504653077 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 6, 2015), cover price $44.99

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By John Brockman (editor)

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9780062374349 | Perennial, February 17, 2015, cover price $15.99

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9781494558987 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, February 17, 2015), cover price $34.99
9781494508982 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, February 17, 2015), cover price $49.99

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By Susan Ericksen (narrator)

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9780407013292, titled "Surgical Management of Hydatid Disease" | Butterworth-Heinemann, September 1, 1989, cover price $120.00 | also contains Surgical Management of Hydatid Disease

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By John Brockman (editor)

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9780062296085, titled "The Universe: Leading Scientists Explore the Origin, Mysteries, and Future of the Cosmos" | Perennial, July 8, 2014, cover price $15.99

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9781494505370, titled "The Universe: Leading Scientists Explore the Origin, Mysteries, and Future of the Cosmos" | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, September 24, 2014), cover price $44.99
9781494555375, titled "The Universe: Leading Scientists Explore the Origin, Mysteries, and Future of the Cosmos" | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, September 24, 2014), cover price $29.99

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By Peter Berkrot (narrator), John Brockman, Antony Ferguson (narrator), Michelle Ford (narrator) and Jo Anna Perrin (narrator)

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9781452649153 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, February 19, 2014), cover price $95.99

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Product Description: John Brockman, editor of This Will Make You Smarter, presents his latest thought-provoking book, featuring insights from leading thinkers such as Steven Pinker, Lisa Randall, Matt Ridley, and Daniel C. Dennett.
By John Brockman (editor)

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9780062296238 | Perennial, February 11, 2014, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Drawing from the horizons of science, today's leading thinkers reveal the hidden threats nobody is talking about—and expose the false fears everyone else is distracted by.

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9781452669151 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, February 19, 2014), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: John Brockman, editor of This Will Make You Smarter, presents his latest thought-provoking book, featuring insights from leading thinkers such as Steven Pinker, Lisa Randall, Matt Ridley, and Daniel C.
9781452619156 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, February 19, 2014), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: John Brockman, editor of This Will Make You Smarter, presents his latest thought-provoking book, featuring insights from leading thinkers such as Steven Pinker, Lisa Randall, Matt Ridley, and Daniel C.

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Product Description: In This Explains Everything, John Brockman, founder and publisher of Edge.org, asked experts in numerous fields and disciplines to come up with their favorite explanations for everyday occurrences. Why do we recognize patterns? Is there such a thing as positive stress? Are we genetically programmed to be in conflict with each other? Those are just some of the 150 questions that the world's best scientific minds answer with elegant simplicity...read more
By Ann Marie Lee (narrator)

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9781452619149 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, February 5, 2014), cover price $42.99 | About this edition: In This Explains Everything, John Brockman, founder and publisher of Edge.
9781452669144 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, February 5, 2014), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: In This Explains Everything, John Brockman, founder and publisher of Edge.

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Product Description: Curious Minds is a book of original, autobiographical essays by twenty-seven scientists, including Paul Davies, Richard Dawkins, Daniel C. Dennett, Freeman Dyson, Murray Gell-Mann, Nicholas Humphrey, Lynn Margulis, Steven Pinker and Robert M...read more

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9780375422911 | Pantheon Books, August 1, 2004, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Twenty-seven scientists write about their earliest inspirations and the childhood events that motivated them to become scientists.

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9780099592877 | Vintage Uk, November 5, 2013, cover price $16.90 | About this edition: Curious Minds is a book of original, autobiographical essays by twenty-seven scientists, including Paul Davies, Richard Dawkins, Daniel C.
9781400076864 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, September 13, 2005), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In a collection of incisive essays, twenty-seven of the world's leading scientists--including Robert Sapolsky, Lee Smolin, Mary Catherine Bateson, Janna Levin, Nicholas Humphrey, Freeman Dyson, and others--reflect on the key moments, experiences, and events in their childhoods that first set them on the course of pursuing a scientific career.

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9781417757381 | Turtleback Books, September 13, 2005, cover price $25.70 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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By John Brockman (editor)

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9780062258540 | Perennial, October 29, 2013, cover price $15.99

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9781494512002 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, April 14, 2015), cover price $44.99

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By David Brooks (foreword by)

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9780552778480 | Transworld Pub, January 31, 2013, cover price $15.55
9780857521026 | Transworld Pub, March 1, 2012, cover price $21.95

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Product Description: Drawn from the cutting-edge frontiers of science, This Explains Everything will revolutionize your understanding of the world.What is your favorite deep, elegant, or beautiful explanation? This is the question John Brockman, publisher of Edge...read more
By John Brockman (editor)

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9780062230171 | Perennial, January 22, 2013, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Drawn from the cutting-edge frontiers of science, This Explains Everything will revolutionize your understanding of the world.

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Product Description: The Internet, in the memorable words of EDGE founder John Brockman, is 'the infinite oscillation of our collective consciousness interacting with itself. It's not about computers. It's not about what it means to be human - in fact, it challenges, renders trite, our cherished assumptions on that score...read more
By John Brockman (editor)

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9780857892461 | Atlantic Books, January 1, 2012, cover price $27.40 | About this edition: The Internet, in the memorable words of EDGE founder John Brockman, is 'the infinite oscillation of our collective consciousness interacting with itself.

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Product Description: "Theway Brockman interlaces essays about research on the frontiers of science withones on artistic vision, education, psychology and economics is sure to buzzany brain." —Chicago Sun-Times, on This Will Change Everything Launchinga hard-hitting new series from Edge...read more
By John Brockman (editor)

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9780062023131 | Perennial, August 16, 2011, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: "Theway Brockman interlaces essays about research on the frontiers of science withones on artistic vision, education, psychology and economics is sure to buzzany brain.

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Product Description: “This Will Change Everything offers seemingly radical but actually feasible ideas with the potential to change the world.”—Jared Diamond, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel Editor John Brockman continues in the same vein as his popular compilations What Are You Optimistic About and What Have You Changed Your Mind About with This Will Change Everything...read more
By John Brockman (editor)

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9780061899676 | Perennial, December 22, 2009, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: “This Will Change Everything offers seemingly radical but actually feasible ideas with the potential to change the world.

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Product Description: The nightly news and conventional wisdom tell us that things are bad and getting worse. Yet despite dire predictions, scientists see many good things on the horizon. John Brockman, publisher of Edge (www.edge.org), the influential online salon, recently asked more than 150 high-powered scientific thinkers to answer a vital question for our frequently pessimistic times: "What are you optimistic about?"Spanning a wide range of topics—from string theory to education, from population growth to medicine, and even from global warming to the end of world—What Are You Optimistic About? is an impressive array of what world-class minds (including Nobel Laureates, Pulitzer Prize winners, New York Times bestselling authors, and Harvard professors, among others) have weighed in to offer carefully considered optimistic visions of tomorrow...read more
By John Brockman (editor)

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9781847391292 | Gardners Books, September 1, 2008, cover price $13.90 | About this edition: The nightly news and conventional wisdom tell us that things are bad and getting worse.

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Product Description: Some of the top scientists of today—the geographer Jared Diamond, the linguist Steven Pinker, the philosopher Daniel Dennett, Marvin Minsky, Lee Smolin, among others—discuss the unique contributions each is making to the development of modern thought...read more
By John Brockman (editor) and Salvador Paniker (introduced by)

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9788472456440 | Italian edition edition (Karios Editorial Sa, June 1, 2008), cover price $38.95 | About this edition: Some of the top scientists of today—the geographer Jared Diamond, the linguist Steven Pinker, the philosopher Daniel Dennett, Marvin Minsky, Lee Smolin, among others—discuss the unique contributions each is making to the development of modern thought.

In a provocative series of essays, 150 of the world's leading scientific thinkers--including Steven Pinker, Richard Dawkins, Jared Diamond, J. Craig Venter, and Freeman Dyson--share their hopeful visions for the future as they address such topics as the global spread of higher education, finding the genes that cause mental illness, and finding a cure for war. Original. 40,000 first printing.
By John Brockman (editor)

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9780061436932 | Perennial, November 1, 2007, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: In a provocative series of essays, 150 of the world's leading scientific thinkers--including Steven Pinker, Richard Dawkins, Jared Diamond, J.

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A collection of essays by some of the world's leading scientists describes ideas and advances that could have devastating repercussions in terms of both their use and philosophical implications, ranging from using medication to change personality to examining a universe in which we are completely alone. Original. 40,000 first printing.
By John Brockman (editor), Richard Dawkins (other contributor) and Steven Pinker (introduced by)

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9780061214950 | Perennial, March 1, 2007, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: A collection of essays by some of the world's leading scientists describes ideas and advances that could have devastating repercussions in terms of both their use and philosophical implications, ranging from using medication to change personality to examining a universe in which we are completely alone.

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