Sun, 1 April 2018
BookLab 016: A special episode – Why Stephen Hawking’s A Brief History of Time still matters, 30 years later
Stephen Hawking’s first book aimed at a popular audience, A Brief History of Time, became a surprise bestseller and turned the world of popular science writing upside down. We look back at this remarkable book, 30 years after its publication.
Direct download: BookLab_016.mp3
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Thu, 8 February 2018
Featured Book: Life 3.0, by Max Tegmark
Artificial intelligence is set to change the world. Will humanity have what it takes to survive, in the age of intelligent machines?
And on the nightstand: Prehension, by Colin McGinn; and The Social Conquest of Earth by E.O. Wilson.
Direct download: BookLab_015.mp3
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