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by Edward Durney (San Francisco)
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The science of prediction (September 28, 2012)
This list includes:
The Future of Everything: The Science of Prediction by David Orrell
The Fortune Sellers: The Big Business of Buying and Selling Predictions by William A. Sherden
Future Babble: Why Expert Predictions Are Next to Worthless, and You Can Do Better by Dan Gardner
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Inventing invention (May 3, 2012)
This list includes:
The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves by Matt Ridley
Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation by Steven Johnson
Your Creative Brain: Seven Steps to Maximize Imagination, Productivity, and Innovation in Your Life by Shelley Carson
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To err is human -- books about being wrong (May 19, 2011)
This list includes:
Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error by Kathryn Schulz
Wrong: Why experts* keep failing us--and how to know when not to trust them *Scientists, finance wizards, doctors, relationship gurus, celebrity CEOs, ... consultants, health officials and more by David H. Freedman
Why We Make Mistakes: How We Look Without Seeing, Forget Things in Seconds, and Are All Pretty Sure We Are Way Above Average by Joseph T. Hallinan
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What to believe about climate change (May 18, 2010)
This list includes:
H. Douglas Lightfoot's Nobody's Fuel -- energy supply is more important than climate change DVD ~ N/A
An Appeal to Reason: A Cool Look at Global Warming by Nigel Lawson
Climate Confusion: How Global Warming Hysteria Leads to Bad Science, Pandering Politicians and Misguided Policies That Hurt the Poor by Roy W. Spencer
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How to speak and change the world (March 3, 2012)
This list includes:
Working the Room: How to Move People to Action Through Audience-Centered Speaking by Nick Morgan
Give Your Speech, Change the World: How To Move Your Audience to Action by Nick Morgan
Act Natural: How to Speak to Any Audience by Ken Howard
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Thinking, Blinking and Brain (November 7, 2010)
This list includes:
Hare Brain, Tortoise Mind: Why Intelligence Increases When You Think Less by Guy Claxton
Hare Brain, Tortoise Mind: How Intelligence Increases When You Think Less by Guy Claxton
Strangers to Ourselves: Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious by Timothy D. Wilson
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"Don't Worry, Be Happy" (November 7, 2010)
This list includes:
How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie
The Last Self-Help Book You'll Ever Need: Repress Your Anger, Think Negatively, Be a Good Blamer, and Throttle Your Inner Child by Paul Pearsall
How Successful People Win: Using Bunkhouse Logic to Get What You Want in Life by Ben Stein
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"Giving up gas and going electric": books on electric vehicles (August 17, 2010)
This list includes:
The Electric Car: Development and Future of Battery, Hybrid and Fuel-Cell Cars (Iee Power and Energy Series) by M. H. Westbrook
Permanent Magnet Motor Technology: Design and Applications, Second Edition, (Electrical and Computer Engineering) by Jacek F. Gieras
H. Douglas Lightfoot's Nobody's Fuel -- energy supply is more important than climate change DVD ~ N/A
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