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A conversation with neuroscientist and Nobel Laureate Eric Kandel

August 28, 2018


Psychology Today interviews Eric Kandel, author of The Disordered Mind.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/brainstorm/201808/disorder-discovery


Nature praises CLICK HERE TO KILL EVERYBODY

August 28, 2018


Steven Aftergood reviews Bruce Schneier’s Click Here to Kill Everybody for Nature: “Sober, lucid and often wise in diagnosing how the security challenges posed by the expanding Internet came about, and in proposing what should (but probably won’t) be done about them.”

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-06033-9


Financial Times on Bruce Schneier’s CLICK HERE TO KILL EVERYBODY

August 27, 2018


“Schneier sets out detailed solutions that should be required reading for politicians across the world.”

https://www.ft.com/content/36f4c6fc-a6fd-11e8-926a-7342fe5e173f


Eric Kandel’s THE DISORDERED MIND makes Bustle’s list of highlighted August nonfiction

August 01, 2018


“Nobel Prize winner Eric Kandel details how atypical brain functioning offers insight into the complexities of the brain in The Disordered Mind: What Unusual Brains Tell Us about Ourselves. He uses the examples of diseases such as PTSD, autism, and depression, among others, to show what they’ve taught us. Given the dense subject matter, it helps to have an expert like Kandel as our guide.”

https://www.bustle.com/p/gross-anatomy-by-mara-altman-16-other-new-nonfiction-books-out-in-august-2018-9957965


Science Book Review reviews THE DISORDERED MIND

July 31, 2018


Science Book Review praises Nobel Laureate Eric Kandel​‘s The Disordered Mind. “So skillfully written that it’s easy to forget that his deeper purpose is to use the basic science & clinical medicine to ground his larger, more controversial argument: the notion that the mind can be studied biologically.”

https://blogs.sciencemag.org/books/2018/07/31/neurodiversity-in-profile/


In 83 Million Eviction Records, a Sweeping and Intimate New Look at Housing in America

April 07, 2018


​New York Times article covers new data released by Eviction Lab and Matthew Desmond’s Evicted.

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/04/07/upshot/millions-of-eviction-records-a-sweeping-new-look-at-housing-in-america.html?smid=tw-upshotnyt&smtyp=cur


Whiting Awards Announce 10 Winners, Aiming To Honor Future Bookshelf Staples

March 21, 2018


​NPR covers the Whiting Foundation’s announcement of its 2018 Winners.

https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/03/21/595300559/whiting-awards-announce-10-winners-aiming-to-honor-future-bookshelf-staples?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter


Washington Post reviews DAWN OF THE NEW EVERYTHING

December 18, 2017


Emily Parker reviews Jaron Lanier’s Dawn of the New Everything. “A poetic and humanistic view of technology.”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/is-the-internet-good-or-bad-for-democracy/2017/12/15/d0b8bfdc-d205-11e7-9d3a-bcbe2af58c3a_story.html


VR pioneer Jaron Lanier on dystopia, empathy, and the future of the internet

December 18, 2017


Adi Robertson interviews Jaron Lanier, author of Dawn of the New Everything for The Verge.

https://www.theverge.com/2017/12/8/16751596/jaron-lanier-dawn-of-the-new-everything-vr-interview


LIFE IN CODE named one of Kirkus Books’ Best of Nonfiction 2017

December 18, 2017


Ellen Ullman’s Life in Code is named one of Kirkus Books’ Best of Nonfiction in 2017: “A sharply written, politically charged memoir of life in the data trenches by computer pioneer Ullman.”

https://www.kirkusreviews.com/issue/best-of-2017/section/nonfiction/?page=12


SF Chronicle calls DAWN OF THE NEW EVERYTHING “artful, numinous”

November 22, 2017


Stephen Phillips reviews Jaron Lanier’s Dawn of the New Everything for San Francisco Chronicle.

“A breezy read “Dawn of the New Everything” is not… it pulses with kaleidoscopic insight, recondite science and deeply felt opinions — a rejoinder to singularity-struck “digital supremacist[s].” It also contains some of the more artful, numinous writing you’ll find on technology.”

https://www.sfgate.com/books/article/Dawn-of-the-New-Everything-by-Jaron-Lanier-12378605.php



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