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Mathematics - Probability & Statistics
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Author: Vaclav Smil |
Release Date: May 10, 2022
"Vaclav Smil is my favorite author."--Bill Gates An essential analysis of the modern science and technology that makes our twenty-first century lives possible--a scientist's investigation into what science really does, and does not, accomplish.W...
How the World Really Works Cover
Author: Vaclav Smil | Narrator: Ben Prendergast
Release Date: May 04, 2021
"There is no author whose books I look forward to more than Vaclav Smil."--Bill GatesAn essential guide to understanding how numbers reveal the true state of our world--exploring a wide range of topics including energy, the environment, technology, t...
Author: Janice Kaplan and Barnaby Marsh | Narrator: Janice Kaplan
Release Date: March 06, 2018
Creator and host of the podcast The Gratitude Diaries and New York Times bestselling author Janice Kaplan examines the phenomenon of luck--and discovers the exciting ways you can grab opportunities and make luck for yourself every day. After spending...
Author: Geoffrey West | Narrator: Bruce Mann
Release Date: May 16, 2017
"This is science writing as wonder and as inspiration." —The Wall Street Journal Wall Street JournalFrom one of the most influential scientists of our time, a dazzling exploration of the hidden laws that govern the life cycle of everything...
Author: Marcus du Sautoy | Narrator: Marcus du Sautoy
Release Date: April 11, 2017
“An engaging voyage into some of the great mysteries and wonders of our world." --Alan Lightman, author of Einstein’s Dream and The Accidental Universe   “No one is better at making the recondite accessible ...
Author: Nate Silver | Narrator: Mike Chamberlain
Release Date: September 27, 2012
UPDATED FOR 2020 WITH A NEW PREFACE BY NATE SILVER"One of the more momentous books of the decade." —The New York Times Book ReviewNate Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted the 2008 election within a h...
Author: L. Jon Wertheim and Tobias Moskowitz | Narrator: Zach McLarty
Release Date: January 25, 2011
In Scorecasting, University of Chicago behavioral economist Tobias Moskowitz teams up with veteran Sports Illustrated writer L. Jon Wertheim to overturn some of the most cherished truisms of sports, and reveal the hidden forces that shape how basketb...