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    • How to Disagree

    • A Beginner's Guide to Having Better Arguments
    • By: Timandra Harkness
    • Narrated by: Timandra Harkness
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
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    We seem to have forgotten how to argue about important things without descending into tribalism, insults and generally thinking the worst of our opponents. This is no good. We'll never get out of the bitter divisions cleaving society if we don't learn to disagree fruitfully.  In this series, Timandra Harkness explores the best ways to disagree with other people - constructively.

    Regular price: $10.90

    • Big Data

    • Does Size Matter?
    • By: Timandra Harkness
    • Narrated by: Timandra Harkness
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Big data knows where you've been and who your friends are. It knows what you like and what makes you angry. It can predict what you'll buy, where you'll be the victim of crime and when you'll have a heart attack. Big data knows you better than you know yourself, or so it claims. But how well do you know big data? You've probably seen the phrase in newspaper headlines, at work in a marketing meeting, or on a fitness-tracking gadget. But can you understand it without being a Silicon Valley nerd who writes computer programs for fun? Yes. Yes, you can.

    Regular price: $20.24