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The Rise of the Mutant Ego
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 76,590. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2017 by Open Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism
Perhaps we’re not quite as in charge of our destinies as we thought we were. Most of us think we learn from our experiences but perhaps we can do so only retrospectively and that this process is less about learning than conditioning.
Machine Impossible: Ten Technologies Humans Can Dream Only
Price: Free! Words: 31,420. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science
A compendium of ten daunting technologies that humans might never master, Machine Impossible accentuates the associated challenges and risks.
Hack, Hack, Who's There? A Gentle Introduction to Model Theory
Price: Free! Words: 102,170. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics
The skeleton of this narrative nonfiction book is a science fiction story without the usual mangling of physics. The flesh is composed of self-contained non-technical mainstream explanations and examples of the field of mathematics which deals with meaning, called Model Theory. Technical terms are avoided, except to occasionally serve as keywords.
3D Bioprinting: Printing Parts for Bodies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,300. Language: Australian English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
3D printing is changing the world by providing new ways to make anything from cars to houses to rocket turbines. But what if you could use living cells as the ink? Could you print an organ? Could you print the human body? Written by scientists, engineers and ethicists, this eBook tells the story of an impending revolution in medicine. The promise is grand, but what is the reality?
Brown Dogs and Barbers
Price: $9.33 USD. Words: 55,280. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer science
Brown Dogs and Barbers is a story about computer science. Join me on a journey through the story of computing, discover just what makes the machines tick, learn why computers work the way they do and meet the cast of characters responsible for it all.
The Contact Episode One
Price: Free! Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
The ascendancy of mankind is being decided on Jupiter. Does mankind have a chance, or is its fate pre-ordained? watch the trailer: https://youtu.be/gWYCcvlBD80
An Introduction to the Physics of Sports
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,390. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Reference
How are Newton’s laws connected to football? What is the relationship between figure skating pirouettes and rotational motion? With the help of simple simulations it is easily appreciated that science defines the performance of athletes, whereas at the same time the reader is introduced to basic physics concepts in a novel and pleasant way. For more info check out: www.physicsandsport.com!
100 Lessons on Your Brain in 100 Words or Less
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,300. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011 by Visual Aid Publishing Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
YOUR BRAIN: Why do we have emotions? What is creativity? Do we have free will? Why do we have dreams? Where do memories go? How do we learn and how can neuroscience teach us to improve or enhance our minds? 100 Lessons on Your Brain in 100 Words or Less explores neuroscience, biology, and psychology to help unravel the complex biological factors that help explain how our minds work.