#54. A Summary of ‘The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind’ by Michio Kaku

Table of Contents: i. Introduction/Synopsis PART I: A CRASH COURSE IN WHAT WAS KNOWN OF THE HUMAN BRAIN LEADING UP TO THE BRAIN-IMAGING REVOLUTION OF THE 1990’S Section A: The Evolution of the Brain 1. The Evolution of the Brain: … Continue reading

New Podcast: A Discussion of ‘Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread: The Lessons from a New Science’ by Alex Pentland

  On this episode Cristina and I discuss the new book by Alex Pentland called Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread–The Lessons from a New Science. Topic of discussion: How digital sensors and big data are revolutionizing the social sciences. … Continue reading