We live in complex times. This is a world where Big Data is increasingly encroaching on our lives and choices, info- and biotech are threatening our livelihoods, terrorism is a constant threat, global warming looms larger than ever, and on it goes...
Given today’s complexities, it’s tough to find time to spare a thought for tomorrow’s world. Thankfully, there are plenty of independent thinkers, academics, scientists and explainers who have. Here are some incredible books that help us assemble a picture of what the future may bring.
Has capitalism stripped us of our common humanity? In an age of fragmented identities and authoritarianism, award-winning journalist Paul Mason calls for a new humanism.
A.I. is the future of science, technology, and business - and there's no one better to explore that future than Max Tegmark.
The bestselling phenomenon returns with 21 bite-sized lessons to help us understand our troubled times.
The #1 bestselling author of The Future of the Mind brings us a stunning vision of our future in space.
In her most provocative book yet, Naomi Klein, author of the global bestsellers The Shock Doctrine and No Logo, tackles the most profound threat humanity has ever faced: the war our economic model is waging against life on earth.
Nobel Prize-winning and bestselling author of An Inconvenient Truth and The Assault on Reason, returns with a new book
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.
A guide to critical thinking in the information age, from the bestselling author of The Organized Mind.
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