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John Brockman

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    • Know This

    • Today's Most Interesting and Important Scientific Ideas, Discoveries, and Developments
    • By: John Brockman
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman, Dan John Miller
    • Length: 14 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 102
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      4 out of 5 stars 82
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      4 out of 5 stars 81

    This new addition to Edge.org's fascinating series asks a powerful and provocative question: What do you consider the most interesting and important recent scientific news? Find out....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good, but...

    • By Johnathan R. Hazen on 05-18-18

    Regular price: $31.93

    • This Idea Is Brilliant

    • Lost, Overlooked, and Underappreciated Scientific Concepts Everyone Should Know
    • By: John Brockman
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Charles Constant
    • Length: 16 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    As science informs public policy, decision making, and so many aspects of our everyday lives, a scientifically literate society is crucial....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Condensed Brilliance in Digestable Chunks

    • By Andrew on 02-15-18

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Life

    • The Leading Edge of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Anthropology, and Environmental Science
    • By: John Brockman
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain, Antony Ferguson, Jonathan Yen
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Scientists' understanding of life is progressing more rapidly than at any point in human history, from the extraordinary decoding of DNA to the controversial emergence of biotechnology....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A remarkable book

    • By PMonaco on 03-06-18

    Regular price: $30.09

    • This Will Make You Smarter

    • New Scientific Concepts to Improve Your Thinking
    • By: John Brockman
    • Narrated by: John Allen Nelson, Khristine Hvam
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 189
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 143
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 146

    What scientific concept would improve everybody's cognitive toolkit? This is the question John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org, posed to the world's most influential thinkers....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A sampler of spicy ideas to liven up the mind

    • By Philo on 03-19-14

    Regular price: $20.72

    • This Explains Everything

    • Deep, Beautiful, and Elegant Theories of How the World Works
    • By: John Brockman
    • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee, Michelle Ford, Peter Berkrot, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 102
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 86
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 87

    John Brockman, founder and publisher of Edge.org, asked experts in numerous fields and disciplines to come up with their favorite explanations for everyday occurrences....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An ode to science by making you feel the science

    • By Gary on 02-15-14

    Regular price: $20.72

    • This Idea Must Die

    • Scientific Theories That Are Blocking Progress
    • By: John Brockman
    • Narrated by: David Colacci, Susan Ericksen
    • Length: 16 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 157
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      4 out of 5 stars 137
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      4 out of 5 stars 136

    In This Idea Must Die, Steven Pinker dismantles the working theory of human behavior; Sherry Turkle reevaluates our expectations of artificial intelligence....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • 3% Excellent

    • By Michael on 03-07-15

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Thinking

    • The New Science of Decision-Making, Problem-Solving, and Prediction
    • By: John Brockman
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 72
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      4 out of 5 stars 59
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 61

    Edited by John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org, Thinking presents original ideas by today's leading psychologists, neuroscientists, and philosophers....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Political and Religious Bias Ruined It!

    • By BONZAII on 05-09-16
    • The New Science of Decision-Making, Problem-Solving, and Prediction
    • By: John Brockman
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
    • Release date: 04-14-15
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 72 ratings

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Universe

    • Leading Scientists Explore the Origin, Mysteries, and Future of the Cosmos
    • By: John Brockman
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson, Danny Campbell, Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126

    In The Universe, today's most influential science writers explain the science behind our evolving understanding of The Universe and everything in it....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Equivalant to reading 25 books

    • By Gary on 10-05-14

    Regular price: $31.49

    • What Do You Think About Machines That Think?

    • Today's Leading Thinkers on the Age of Machine Intelligence
    • By: John Brockman
    • Narrated by: Brett Barry, Lisa Larsen
    • Length: 15 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
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      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27

    John Brockman's latest addition to the acclaimed and best-selling Edge Question Series asks more than 175 leading scientists, philosophers, and artists....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Don't even steal this book!

    • By Gary on 11-01-15

    Regular price: $31.93

    • What Should We Be Worried About?

    • Real Scenarios That Keep Scientists Up at Night
    • By: John Brockman
    • Narrated by: Michelle Ford, Peter Berkrot, Antony Ferguson, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 82

    Drawing from the horizons of science, today's leading thinkers reveal the hidden threats nobody is talking about - and expose the false fears everyone else is distracted by....

    Regular price: $20.72

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