In this revealing account of how the digital universe exploded in the aftermath of World War II, George Dyson illuminates the nature of digital computers, the lives of those who brought them into existence, and how code took over the world.
"What would happen if we could instantly access all the information we were exposed to throughout our lives?"—Bill Gates, from the Foreword
The Total Recall Revolution is inevitable.
It will change what it means to be human.
It has already begun. Learn More
In the very near future, “smart” technologies and “big data” will allow us to make large-scale and sophisticated interventions in politics, culture, and everyday life. Technology will allow us to solve problems in highly original ways and create new incentives to get more people to do the right thing. Learn More
Daniel Kahneman, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his seminal work in psychology that challenged the rational model of judgment and decision making, is one of our most important thinkers. His ideas have had a profound and widely regarded impact on many fields—including economics, medicine, and politics—but until now, he has never brought together his many years of research and thinking in one book. Learn More
Most people can't come to grips with the truth - in every American town and city, zombies are as common as pigeons. The Zombie Handbook reveals the vital information that [human] readers need to know about identifying, understanding and, when things get ugly, dispatching the 'living dead.' Learn More