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Author: Herman Narula | Narrator: Herman Narula
Release Date: October 11, 2022
“A fascinating, provocative case that the metaverse will not merely transform our virtual experience—it may actually enrich the quality of our lives” (Adam Grant)—from the visionary co-founder of one of today’s most inno...
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Author: Marian Salzman | Narrator: Vivienne Leheny
Release Date: May 03, 2022
A pioneering forecaster predicts the trends and technologies that will shape global culture and commerce in the next two decades—a must-read guide for business leaders, entrepreneurs, and anyone looking for an edge.“In a world of half-bak...
Author: Ray Kurzweil | Narrator: Christopher Lane
Release Date: April 19, 2022
The bold futurist and bestselling author of The Singularity is Nearer explores the limitless potential of reverse-engineering the human brainRay Kurzweil is arguably today’s most influential—and often controversial—futurist. In How ...
Author: Yascha Mounk | Narrator: JD Jackson
Release Date: April 19, 2022
One of Barack Obama's Recommended Reads for Summer “[A] brave and necessary book . . . Anyone interested in the future of liberal democracy, in the US or anywhere else, should read this book.” —Anne Applebaum“A convincing...
How will artificial intelligence change our world within twenty years?   A WALL STREET JOURNAL, WASHINGTON POST, AND FINANCIAL TIMES BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR • “This inspired collaboration between a pioneering technologist and a visionar...
Author: Ray Kurzweil | Narrator: George Wilson
Release Date: December 10, 2019
“Startling in scope and bravado.” —Janet Maslin, The New York Times“Artfully envisions a breathtakingly better world.” —Los Angeles Times“Elaborate, smart and persuasive.” —The...
Author: Yancey Strickler | Narrator: Yancey Strickler
Release Date: October 29, 2019
A vision for building a society that looks beyond money and toward maximizing the values that make life worth living, from the cofounder of KickstarterWestern society is trapped by three assumptions: 1) That the point of life is to maximize your self...
Author: Darrell Bricker and John Ibbitson | Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Release Date: February 05, 2019
An award-winning journalist and leading international social researcher make the provocative argument that the global population will soon begin to decline, dramatically reshaping the social, political, and economic landscape   For half a centur...
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Author: Jared Diamond | Narrator: Michael Prichard
Release Date: November 04, 2014
In his million-copy bestseller Guns, Germs, and Steel, Jared Diamond examined how and why Western civilizations developed the technologies and immunities that allowed them to dominate much of the world. Now in this brilliant companion volume, Diamond...
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Author: Annalee Newitz | Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Release Date: May 14, 2013
In its 4.5 billion–year history, life on Earth has been almost erased at least half a dozen times: shattered by asteroid impacts, entombed in ice, smothered by methane, and torn apart by unfathomably powerful megavolcanoes. And we know that ...
Narrator: Various
Release Date: August 09, 2011
In this fascinating collection of writings that introduce the very latest theories and discoveries in science, editor Max Brockman presents the work of some of today’s brightest and most innovative young researchers.  Future Science f...
Author: George Friedman | Narrator: Bruce Turk
Release Date: January 25, 2011
The author of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller The Next 100 Years now focuses his geopolitical forecasting acumen on the next decade and the imminent events and challenges that will test America and the world, specifically addressing the skill...