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Origin Story: A Big History of Everything

David Christian - 2018 - History - No preview available
David Christian, creator of Big History ('My favourite course of all time' Bill Gates), brings us the epic story of the universe and our place in it, from 13.8 billion years ago to the remote future 'Nails home the point: Life is a miracle ... A ...

The Million

Karl Schroeder - 2018 - Fiction - No preview available
Futurist Karl Schroeder imagines infiltrating the elite of a marginal society in The Million Every thirty years, ten billion visitors overrun Earth during one month of madness: partying, polluting, and brawling. In between, the world is ruled by ...

21 Lessons for the 21st Century

Yuval Noah Harari - 2018 - History - No preview available
**THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER** The future is here. Learn to live in it. In twenty-one bite-sized lessons, Yuval Noah Harari explores what it means to be human in an age of bewilderment. How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological ...

Blockchain Technology Crash Course

IntroBooks - 2018 - Computers - Limited preview
The internet has a short history when compared to the time that we have had life on earth. But in this very short period of time, it has taken mankind by a storm. There have been several transformation on the way we transact, and communicate ...

Blockchain: Blueprint for a New Economy

Melanie Swan - 2015 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Bitcoin is starting to come into its own as a digital currency, but the blockchain technology behind it could prove to be much more significant. This book takes you beyond the currency ("Blockchain 1.0") and smart contracts ("Blockchain 2.0") to ...

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari - 2015 - Science - Limited preview
New York Times Bestseller A Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution—a #1 international bestseller—that ...

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Yuval Noah Harari - 2017 - Science - Limited preview
Official U.S. edition with full color illustrations throughout. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original ...

Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are ...

Hans Rosling, Anna Rosling Rönnlund, Ola Rosling - 2018 - Science - Limited preview
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “One of the most important books I’ve ever read—an indispensable guide to thinking clearly about the world.” – Bill Gates “Hans Rosling tells the story of ‘the secret silent miracle of human progress’ as only he ...

Portable Communities: The Social Dynamics of Online and Mobile Connectedness

Mary Chayko - 2008 - Social Science - Limited preview
Looks at the social implications of having constant access to others through cell phones, wireless computers, and other electronic devices.