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Changing the Story

A while ago John Brockman of Edge.org asked a group of scientists from all over the world what they feared the most. The resulting book, … 608 more words

The Middle Age of Digital Technologies

In history we codify the passage between Middle and Modern Age when an Italian explorer landed what he thought to be the East Coast of Asia. 220 more words


New Nonfiction: This Idea Must Die - edited by John Brockman

Every new volume in this series is a cause for celebration. Not familiar? Edge.org annually poses a “big question” and the world’s most interesting thinkers from a variety of disciplines take it on. 231 more words


Reading through confusion

Right now there are several books dazed with how poorly I’m doing at giving them my attention. I still owe time to Oliver Sacks’, “Musicophilia”, I picked up on this book last week and I’m… 750 more words


Brockamn Envy!

John Brockman has a great life. He is not a celebrity. Nor is he a creative genius. Nor does he create or disrupt great industries. But he has something that we all would want. 97 more words


This Explains Everything

Author: John Brockman (editor)

Type: Non-fiction, essays

Full title: This Explains Everything: Deep, Beautiful, and Elegant Theories of How the World Works… 416 more words