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    • AI’s Unspoken Problem

    • By: Will Knight
    • Narrated by: Joe Knezevich
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Extraordinary progress has been made in artificial intelligence of late. But to achieve their full promise, machines must understand language, and that will be the most difficult step yet.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting, quick read.

    • By shlubbs on 01-07-19

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Using Emotional Intelligence to Crack the Job Interview Code

    • By: Krystal D'Costa
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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    Interviewing? Your skills are important, but it may come down to your emotional intelligence.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great as a freebie...too short to pay for

    • By Leo W. on 03-15-19

    Regular price: $1.95

    • 10 Solutions for Climate Change

    • By: David Biello
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Ten possibilities for staving off catastrophic climate change.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Using General Relativity to Magnify the Cosmos

    • By: Christopher Crockett
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Astronomers have Einstein to thank for the tools that bring far-away galaxies into view.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • A Brief History of Time Travel

    • By: Tim Folger
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    We already have the means to skip ahead in time, but going backward is a different wormhole.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The World’s Largest Shipping Company Trials Blockchain to Track Cargo

    • By: Jamie Condliffe
    • Narrated by: Joe Knezevich
    • Length: 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What links flowers, mandarin oranges, and pineapples? They’re all neatly recorded on Maersk’s new digital shipping ledger.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • How Einstein Reinvented Reality

    • By: Walter Isaacson
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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    Albert Einstein created his most famous theory amid personal strife, political tension and a scientific rivalry that almost cost him the glory of his discovery.

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    • Quantum Chemistry May Be a Shortcut to Life-Changing Compounds

    • By: Rachel Ehrenberg
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Technique could ID materials for better solar cells and batteries or more effective medicines.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Quantum Connections

    • By: Christopher R. Monroe, Robert J. Schoelkopf, Mikhail D. Lukin
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    For the past two decades scientists have been attempting to harness the peculiarities of the microscopic quantum world to achieve leaps in information processing and communication ability. By exploiting several features of physics at the universe’s smallest scales - that electrons are both particles and waves, that an object can be in many places at once and that two particles can maintain an eerie instantaneous connection even when separated by vast distances.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Tiny Startup Racing Google to Build a Quantum Computing Chip

    • By: Tom Simonite
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Wells
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The airy Berkeley office space of startup Rigetti Computing boasts three refrigerators - but only one of them stores food. The other two use liquid helium to cool experimental computer chips to a fraction of a degree from absolute zero. The two-year-old company is trying to build the hardware needed to power a quantum computer, which could trounce any conventional machine by tapping into quantum mechanics.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Hunger Gains: Extreme Calorie-Restriction Diet Shows Anti-Aging Results

    • By: Richard Conniff
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    A new study shows five days of hunger a month may reduce risk factors for aging and age-related diseases.

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    • Startup Beams the Web’s Most Important Content from Space, Free

    • By: Tom Simonite
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    The world’s poor could benefit from a system that is blanketing half Earth’s surface with a signal that provides free access to Wikipedia and other useful websites.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • AI’s PR Problem

    • By: Jerry Kaplan
    • Narrated by: Joe Knezevich
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Had artificial intelligence been named something less spooky, we’d probably worry about it less.

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    • Artificial Intelligence That Makes Your Smartphone Smarter

    • By: Rachel Metz
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Despite their ubiquity, smartphones are still not very helpful at getting you information based on what you're already doing. For instance, if you get an e-mail from a friend asking if you want to check out a new restaurant in town, you have to leave the app behind and go conduct a Web search to learn more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Look Down Memory Lane

    • By -Lnn on 02-15-19

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Do Schizophrenia and Autism Share the Same Root?

    • By: Daisy Yuhas
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    The children in the study have 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, which is linked to a 25-fold increase in the risk of developing a psychotic condition such as schizophrenia. A deletion in the region is also associated with an increased risk of autism.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Lot of Verbiage But little Substance

    • By JustBill on 05-13-19

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Mind of the Meditator

    • By: Matthieu Ricard, Antoine Lutz, Richard J. Davidson
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3 out of 5 stars 2
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    Neuroscience has demonstrated that meditation has tangible and significant benefits for both body and mind.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Don't Forget: You, Too, Can Acquire a Super Memory

    • By: Catherine Caruso
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Elite memory athletes are not so different from their peers in any other sport: They face off in intense competitions where they execute seemingly superhuman feats such as memorizing a string of 500 digits in five minutes. Most memory athletes credit their success to hours of memorization technique practice. One lingering question, though, is whether memory champs succeed by practice alone or are somehow gifted. Recent research suggests there may be hope for the rest of us.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Quick-Thinking AI Camera Mimics the Human Brain

    • By: Dhananjay Khadilkar
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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    The device will use artificial neurons and synapses to improve self-driving vehicle and drone performance.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • How Homo sapiens Became the Ultimate Invasive Species

    • By: Curtis W. Marean
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Many human species have inhabited Earth. But ours is the only one that colonized the entire planet. A new hypothesis explains why.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Nudge Backlash

    • By: Bruce Bower
    • Narrated by: Jamie Renell
    • Length: 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Steering people’s decisions with simple tactics can come with a downside.

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