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The Village Effect Why Face-to-Face Contact Matters
With the benefit of new research, Susan Pinker explains our need for human interaction. Facebook “friends” and other web meeting places are no substitute and it’s been found that without networks and face-to-face meetings with other people we lead smaller,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/03/2015
The Organized Mind Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload
Daniel J. Levitin
Not waving but drowning in a sea of information overload? Daniel Levitin investigates what the flow of constant information is doing to our poor hunter-gatherer brains. Having given us an analysis of the problems, Daniel Levitin provides some help and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/01/2015
The Glass Cage Where Automation is Taking Us
A look at a future, a path we are already treading with everything from the mundane “recommended for you” seen on online sales websites to the vital automatic cockpit controls controlled by algorithms which will soon see driverless cars on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/01/2015
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