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Author: Kevin Kelly | Narrator: George Newbern
Release Date: June 07, 2016
A New York Times BestsellerFrom one of our leading technology thinkers and writers, a guide through the twelve technological imperatives that will shape the next thirty years and transform our livesMuch of what will happen in the next thirty years is...
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Author: Douglas Rushkoff | Narrator: Douglas Rushkoff
Release Date: March 01, 2016
Why doesn’t the explosive growth of companies like Facebook and Uber deliver more prosperity for everyone?  What is the systemic problem that sets the rich against the poor and the technologists against everybody else?  When protester...
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Author: Marc Goodman | Narrator: Robertson Dean and Marc Goodman
Release Date: February 24, 2015
NEW YORK TIMES and WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER ONE OF THE WASHINGTON POST'S 10 BEST BOOKS OF 2015One of the world’s leading authorities on global security, Marc Goodman takes readers deep into the digital underground to expose the alarming w...
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Author: Alex Pentland | Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Release Date: January 30, 2014
From one of the world’s leading data scientists, a landmark tour ofthe new science of idea flow, offering revolutionary insights into the mysteries of collective intelligence and social influenceIf the Big Data revolution has a presiding genius...
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Author: Yochai Benkler | Narrator: Marc Cashman
Release Date: August 09, 2011
What do Wikipedia, Zip Car’s business model, Barack Obama's presidential campaign, and a small group of lobster fishermen have in common? They all show the power and promise of human cooperation in transforming our businesses, our government, a...
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Author: Frank Moss | Narrator: Bruce Turk
Release Date: June 07, 2011
If you've ever read a book on an e-reader, unleashed your inner rock star playing Guitar Hero, built a robot with LEGO Mindstorms, or ridden in a vehicle with child-safe air bags, then you've experienced first hand just a few of the astounding innova...
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Author: Michio Kaku | Narrator: Feodor Chin
Release Date: March 15, 2011
Imagine, if you can, the world in the year 2100.In Physics of the Future, Michio Kaku—the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible—gives us a stunning, provocative, and exhilarating vision of the coming century based...
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Author: James Gleick | Narrator: James Gleick
Release Date: February 01, 2011
From the bestselling, National Book Award-nominated author of Genius and Chaos, a bracing new work about the accelerating pace of change in today's world.Most of us suffer some degree of "hurry sickness." a malady that has launched us into the "epoch...
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Author: Michael Lewis | Narrator: Michael Lewis
Release Date: November 02, 2010
Three cassettes, approx. 4 hrs.Read by the authorIn LIAR'S POKER the barbarians seized control of the bond markets. In THE NEW NEW THING some guys from Silicon Valley redefined the American economy. Now, with his knowing eye and wicked pen, Michael L...
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Author: Henry Petroski | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: February 23, 2010
From the acclaimed author of The Pencil and To Engineer Is Human, The Essential Engineer is an eye-opening exploration of the ways in which science and engineering must work together to address our world’s most pressing issues, from dealing wit...
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Author: Jaron Lanier | Narrator: Rob Shapiro
Release Date: January 12, 2010
A programmer, musician, and father of virtual reality technology, Jaron Lanier was a pioneer in digital media, and among the first to predict the revolutionary changes it would bring to our commerce and culture. Now, with the Web influencing virtuall...
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Author: Ben Mezrich | Narrator: Mike Chamberlain
Release Date: July 14, 2009
The high-energy tale of how two socially awkward Ivy Leaguers, trying to increase their chances with the opposite sex, ended up creating Facebook.Eduardo Saverin and Mark Zuckerberg were Harvard undergraduates and best friends–outsiders at a sc...
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