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  • ‘I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact.’ – Elon Musk

  • The definitive, dramatic untold story of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster, based on original reporting and new archival research.

  • The founder of the 'Topgun' Navy Fighter School shares the remarkable inside story of how he and eight other risk-takers revolutionized the art of aerial combat.

  • From the bestselling, multi-award-winning author of Landmarks, The Old Ways and The Lost Words - an unmissable journey into the hidden worlds beneath our feet.

  • The ultimate guide to revolutionize the way your company works - forever.

  • Curate your life, create stunning photos, and elevate your Instagram influence

  • Science world luminary John Brockman assembles twenty-five of the most important scientific minds, people who have been thinking about the field artificial intelligence for most of their careers, for an unparalleled round-table examination about mind, thinking, intelligence and what it means to be human.

  • A colourful, often surprising celebration of Kiwi can-do, No. 8 Re-wired is the most complete and entertaining book about Kiwi inventions yet.

  • A pioneer of artificial intelligence shows how the study of causality revolutionized science and the world.

  • Follow the compelling epic story of mankind's exploration of the final frontier with a foreword by Buzz Aldrin.

  • Rana Foroohar

    From acclaimed Financial Times columnist and CNN analyst, a penetrating indictment of how today's biggest tech companies are hijacking our data, our livelihoods, and our minds.

  • A geeks’ manual for improving human history, for fans of What If? and The Worst Case Scenario Handbook.

  • A spellbinding account of the first flight of the Space Shuttle, one of the great technological developments of the late 20th century

  • A new strategy to increase productivity, focus, happiness and creativity through a mindful use of digital technology.

  • The gripping story of the most important overlooked commodity in the world—sand—and the crucial role it plays in our lives.

  • The first and fascinating look into the mind of Jim Simons, the shy billionaire who revolutionized Wall Street.

  • In USER FRIENDLY, Cliff Kuang, a design strategist at Google and veteran technology journalist at Fast Company and Wired, working with Robert Fabricant, a well-known product designer, reveals the hidden ways in which design is reshaping our lives

  • An unparalleled catalogue of the most amazing, famous, and intriguing buildings and monuments ever created by humans.

  • The most authoritative account yet of what is happening in the Arctic - the 'canary in the mine' of planetary change.

  • The definitive book on blockchain, the technology behind bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, and how it will fundamentally change our lives.

  • A former Wall Street data scientist sounds an alarm on the mathematical models that pervade modern life - and threaten to rip apart our social fabric.

  • Would you let an algorithm determine your fate? Hannah Fry lifts the lid on the world of algorithms, examining how they impact our future and whether they really are an improvement on the humans they replace.

  • Did you drink a glass of water today? Did you turn on a light? Did you think about how miraculous either one of those things is when you did it? Of course not-but you should, and New York Times bestselling author Steven Johnson has. This adaptation of his adult book and popular PBS series explores the fascinating and interconnected stories of innovations-like clean drinking water and electricity-that changed the way people live.

  • The Gene is the story of one of the most powerful and dangerous ideas in our history.

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