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Dr. Bertalan Meskó, PhD is The Medical Futurist and the Director of The Medical Futurist Institute analyzing how science fiction technologies can become a reality in medicine and healthcare. As a geek physician with a PhD in genomics, he is also an Amazon Top 100 author. He is also a Private Professor at Semmelweis Medical School, Budapest, Hungary.
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The Half-Life of Facts
Why Everything We Know Has an Expiration Date
by Samuel Arbesman (Aug 26, 2013)
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New insights from the science of science Facts change all the time. Smoking has gone from doctor recommended to deadly. We used to think the Earth was the center of the universe and that the brontosaurus was a real dinosaur. In short, what we know about the world is constantly changing. Samuel Arbesman shows us how knowledge in most fields evolves ...
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Game Changer
AlphaZero's Groundbreaking Chess Strategies and the Promise of AI
by Matthew Sadler (Feb 14, 2019)
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It took AlphaZero only a few hours of self-learning to become the chess player that shocked the world. The artificial intelligence system, created by DeepMind, had been fed nothing but the rules of the Royal Game when it beat the world’s strongest chess engine in a prolonged match. The selection of ten games published in December 2017 created a wor...
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2001
a Space Odyssey (Space Odyssey Series)
by Arthur C. Clarke (Aug 31, 2000)
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The Forever War
by Joe Haldeman (Feb 16, 2009)
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Series Info:This is the first part of the "Forever War" series, however it can be read as a standalone.Book Description:The Earth's leaders have drawn a line in the interstellar sanddespite the fact that the fierce alien enemy that they would oppose is inscrutable, unconquerable, and very far away. A reluctant conscript drafted into an elite Milita...
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Autonomous
A Novel
by Annalee Newitz (Sep 03, 2018)
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When anything can be owned, how can we be freeEarth, 2144. Jack is an anti-patent scientist turned drug pirate, traversing the world in a submarine as a pharmaceutical Robin Hood, fabricating cheap scrips for poor people who cant otherwise afford them. But her latest drug hack has left a trail of lethal overdoses as people become addicted to their ...