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Sweden Joins Race to Lead Second Quantum Revolution

The team behind the 100 million euro initiative on its upcoming launch

Per Delsing discusses his role as programme director in Sweden’s first initiative focused on building a quantum computer. 1,300 more words

The Power of a Plant

A Teacher’s Odyssey to Grow Healthy Minds and Schools

Stephen Ritz with Suzie Boss

“The only thing bigger than the impact Stephen has had helping countless students understand the importance of their food choices is his infectious personality.  318 more words


How to Turn Down a Billion Dollars

The Snapchat Story

Billy Gallagher

In 2013 Evan Spiegel, the brash CEO of the social network Snapchat, and his co-founder Bobby Murphy stunned the press when they walked away from a three-billion-dollar offer from Facebook: how could an app teenagers use to text dirty photos dream of a higher valuation? 289 more words


Life in Code

A Personal History of Technology

Ellen Ullman

“This ‘personal history of technology’ by a novelist and former computer programmer presents a unique perspective on software, the people who write it, and the world it has created.”   315 more words


Mercies in Disguise

A Story of Hope, a Family’s Genetic Destiny, and the Science That Rescued Them

Gina Kolata

“A moving, suspenseful page-turner that’s likely to become a classic of medical storytelling. 332 more words


Modern Death

How Medicine Changed the End of Life

Haider Warraich, M.D.

There is no more universal truth in life than death. No matter who you are, it is certain that one day you will die, but the mechanics and understanding of that experience will differ greatly in today’s modern age. 211 more words



The True History of Whistleblowers, Drone Warfare, and Mass Surveillance: A Graphic Novel

Pratap Chatterjee and Khalil Bendib

9/11 not only marked the worst domestic terror attack in U.S. 386 more words