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    • Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything
    • By: Kelly Weinersmith, Zach Weinersmith
    • Narrated by: Kelly Weinersmith, Zach Weinersmith
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this smart and funny book, celebrated cartoonist Zach Weinersmith and noted researcher Dr. Kelly Weinersmith give us a snapshot of what's coming next - from robot swarms to nuclear fusion powered-toasters. By weaving their own research and interviews with the scientists who are making these advances happen, the Weinersmiths investigate why these technologies are needed, how they would work, and what is standing in their way.

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    • By Lucas on 12-11-17

    Regular price: $24.95

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    • Ten Emerging Technologies That Will Improve and/or Ruin Everything
    • By: Dr. Kelly Weinersmith, Zach Weinersmith
    • Narrated by: Dr. Kelly Weinersmith, Joseph May
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
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    What will the world of tomorrow be like? How does progress happen? And why don't we have a lunar colony already? In this witty and entertaining audiobook, Kelly and Zach Weinersmith give us a snapshot of the transformative technologies that are coming next - from robot swarms to nuclear fusion powered toasters - and explain how they will change our world in astonishing ways. By weaving together their own research and interviews with pioneering scientists, the Weinersmiths investigate why these innovations are needed and how they would work.

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    • By Nora on 12-30-17

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Parasite Mind Control

    • By: Kelly Weinersmith, Rachel Hamburg
    • Length: 14 mins
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    What can parasites teach neuroscientists about the brain? Dr. Kelly Weinersmith tells us about three parasites who have mastered the minds of their hosts with incredible precision, at Smithsonian Magazine's The Future Is Here Festival in Washington, DC. About the Speaker: Dr. Kelly Weinersmith is an ecologist specializing in parasite and host behaviors. She is a Huxley Fellow at Rice University.

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