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    A Mind for Numbers

    How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra)

    Narrated by Grover Gardner ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 4 min

    The companion book to COURSERA®'s wildly popular massive open online course "Learning How to Learn"Whether you are a student struggling to fulfill a math or science requirement, or you are embarking on a career change that requires a new skill set, A Mind for Numbers offers the tools you need to get a better grasp of that intimidating material. Engineering professor Barbara Oakley knows firsthand ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

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    The Ten Equations that Rule the World

    And How You Can Use Them Too

    by David Sumpter ...
    Narrated by Sam Woolf ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 21 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Is there a secret formula for getting rich? For making something a viral hit? For deciding how long to stick with your current job, Netflix series, or even relationship?This book is all about the equations that make our world go round. Ten of them, in fact. They are integral to everything from investment banking to betting companies and social media giants. And they can ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Dark Psychology 101

    Learn The Secrets Of Covert Emotional Manipulation, Dark Persuasion, Undetected Mind Control, Mind Games, Deception, Hypnotism, Brainwashing And Other Tricks Of The Trade

    by Michael Pace ...
    Narrated by Jim D. Johnston ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 41 min

    Dark Psychology is one of the most powerful forces at work in the world today. It is used by the most powerful influencers the world has ever known. Those who are unaware of it risk having it used against them. Don’t run that risk!In his book entitled Dark Psychology 101 author Michael Pace offers a cutting-edge distillation of some of the most powerful principles in the world of dark psychology. ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Ancient Egyptian Metaphysical Architecture

    Narrated by Susie Hennessy ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 50 min

    SHORT DESCRIPTIONThis new expanded edition reveals the Ancient Egyptian knowledge of harmonic proportion, sacred geometry, and number mysticism as manifested in their texts, temples, tombs, art, hieroglyphs, etc., throughout their known history. It shows how the Egyptians designed their buildings to generate cosmic energy; and the mystical application of numbers in Egyptian works. The book ... Read more

    $20.00 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Number Mysteries: A Mathematical Odyssey through Everyday Life

    Narrated by James Bryce ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 50 min

    From the author of ‘The Music of the Primes’ and ‘Finding Moonshine’ comes a short, lively book on five mathematical problems that just refuse be solved – and on how many everyday problems can be solved by maths.Every time we download a song from Itunes, take a flight across the Atlantic or talk on our mobile phones, we are relying on great mathematical inventions. Maths may fail to provide ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    Shape

    The Hidden Geometry of Absolutely Everything

    Narrated by Jordan Ellenberg ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 23 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.How should a democracy choose its representatives? How does disease spread? How do computers teach themselves chess, and why is chess easier for them than analyzing a sentence? What should your kids study in school if they really want to learn to think? All of these are questions about geometry.Jordan Ellenberg reveals the mathematics behind some of the most important ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    The Primacy of Doubt

    From Quantum Physics to Climate Change, How the Science of Uncertainty Can Help Us Understand Our Chaotic World

    by Tim Palmer ...
    Narrated by Tim Palmer ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 41 min

    Why does your weather app say “there’s a 10 percent chance of rain” instead of “it will be sunny”? In large part, this is due to the insight of award-winning physicist Tim Palmer, who pioneered the introduction of uncertainty into weather and climate prediction.Now, he wants to apply it to how we study everything else.In The Primacy of Doubt, Palmer gives us a revolutionary vision of mathematical ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Summary of Kit Yates's The Math of Life and Death

    by Swift Reads ...
    Narrated by Pete Ferrand ...

    Unabridged

    25 min

    Buy now to get the insights from Kit Yates's The Math of Life and Death.Sample Insights:Pyramid schemes rely on investors recruiting multiple people to make money for everyone who enrolls in them. For a pyramid scheme to pay all its members, it would have to keep recruiting people indefinitely.Pyramid schemes inevitably collapse because eventually there will be no people left to recruit. The ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race

    Narrated by Robin Miles ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 47 min

    The Top 10 Sunday Times BestsellerNOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREOscar Nominated For Best Picture and Best Adapted ScreenplaySet amid the civil rights movement, the never-before-told true story of NASA’s African-American female mathematicians who played a crucial role in America’s space program.Before Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of professionals worked as ‘Human Computers’, calculating ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    Around the World in 80 Games: A mathematician unlocks the secrets of the greatest games

    Narrated by Mark Elstob ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 34 min

    'BRILLIANTLY CLEAR AND CAPTIVATING PROSE' STEPHEN FRYA WATERSTONES BOOK OF YEAR 2023An award-winning mathematician explores the maths behind the games we love and why we love to play them.Where should you move first in Connect 4?What is the best property in Monopoly?And how can pi help you win rock paper scissors?Spanning millennia, oceans and continents, countries and cultures, Around th... ... Read more

    $49.99 AUD

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    Once Upon a Prime: The Wondrous Connections Between Mathematics and Literature

    by Sarah Hart ...
    Narrated by Sarah Hart ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 42 min

    ‘A hugely entertaining and well-written tour of the links between math and literature. Hart’s lightness of touch and passion for both subjects make this book a delight to read. Bookworms and number-lovers alike will discover much they didn’t know about the creative interplay between stories, structure and sums.’ – Alex Bellos‘This exuberant book will educate, amuse and surprise. It might even add ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Love Triangle

    The Life-changing Magic of Trigonometry

    by Matt Parker ...

    Unabridged

    Brought to you by Penguin.Why do mobile phones work when you're on a train? What happens when you pull a pop song apart into pure sine waves and play it back on a piano? And what did mathematicians have to do with the great pig stampede of 2012? The answer to each of these questions can be found in the triangle.Humans have been using triangles for thousands of years to build structures, measure ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

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    How to Read Numbers

    A Guide to Statistics in the News (and Knowing When to Trust Them)

    Unabridged

    4 hours 27 min

    Every day, most of us will read or watch something in the news that is based on statistics in some way. Sometimes it'll be obvious - 'X people develop cancer every year' - and sometimes less obvious - 'How smartphones destroyed a generation'. Statistics are an immensely powerful tool for understanding the world, but in the wrong hands they can be dangerous.Introducing you to the common mistakes ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    Topology

    A Very Short Introduction

    by Richard Earl ...
    Narrated by Bruce Mann ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 45 min

    How is a subway map different from other maps? What makes a knot knotted? What makes the Möbius strip one-sided? These are questions of topology, the mathematical study of properties preserved by twisting or stretching objects. In the 20th century topology became as broad and fundamental as algebra and geometry, with important implications for science, especially physics. In this Very Short ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Doctor Geek’s Laboratory, Season 2

    Investigating the Exploration of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math)

    Series Audiobook 2 - Doctor Geek’s Laboratory

    Unabridged

    9 hours 45 min

    Doctor Geek and friends return to continue their mission to investigate science inspired by fiction in the hope to encourage the exploration of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math).Season 2 Investigations:Episode 7 - Our Companion the Robot Investigation BeginsEpisode 8 - Cyber-WorldEpisode 9 - Karaoke ContestEpisode 9.5 - The Science of SantaEpisode 10 - 3D Printer ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Escape from Model Land

    How Mathematical Models Can Lead Us Astray and What We Can Do About It

    Narrated by Kirsty Dillon ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 38 min

    How do mathematical models shape our world - and how can we harness their power for good?Models are at the centre of everything we do. Whether we use them or are simply affected by them, they act as metaphors that help us better understand the increasingly complex problems facing us in the modern world. Without models, we couldn't begin to tackle three of the major challenges facing modern society ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Four Ways of Thinking

    Statistical, Interactive, Chaotic and Complex

    by David Sumpter ...
    Narrated by Sam Woolf ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 45 min

    **Brought to you by Penguin.Acclaimed mathematician David Sumpter shows how we can deal with the chaos and complexity of our lives**What is the best way to think about the world? How often do we consider how our own thinking might impact the way we approach our daily decisions? Could it help or hinder our relationships, our careers, or even our health?Thinking about thinking is something we rarely ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

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    Something Doesn't Add Up

    Surviving Statistics in a Post-Truth World

    by Paul Goodwin ...
    Narrated by Roger Davis ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 44 min

    Some people fear and mistrust numbers. Others want to use them for everything. After a long career as a statistician, Paul Goodwin has learned the hard way that the ones who want to use them for everything are a very good reason for the rest of us to fear and mistrust them. Something Doesn't Add Up is a tour of the stupidest, self-defeating, self-blinding ways supposedly clever people use maths in ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Everything Is Predictable

    How Bayes' Remarkable Theorem Explains the World

    by Tom Chivers ...
    Narrated by Tom Chivers ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 5 min

    Thomas Bayes was an eighteenth-century Presbyterian minister and amateur mathematician whose obscure life belied the profound impact of his work. Like most research into probability at the time, his theorem was mainly seen as relevant to games of chance, like dice and cards. But its implications soon became clear.Bayes' theorem helps explain why highly accurate screening tests can lead to false ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    In Our Time: 25 Theories and Thinkers in the History of Mathematics

    A BBC Radio 4 Collection

    by Melvyn Bragg ...
    Narrated by Melvyn Bragg, Various ...

    Unabridged

    18 hours 30 min

    Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss 25 pivotal concepts, theorists and developments that have advanced the science of mathematics'Might be the best radio programme ever' Oliver Burkeman, The GuardianIn Our Time is a Radio 4 phenomenon, a knowledge juggernaut that has informed and entertained over 2 million listeners each week since its first broadcast in 1998. In its 25 years on air, it has covered an ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Doctor Geek’s Laboratory, Season 1

    The Flying Car and the Privatization of Space

    Series Audiobook 1 - Doctor Geek’s Laboratory

    Unabridged

    6 hours 3 min

    Science fiction meets real-world technology in Doctor Geek's Laboratory, Season 1It's the twenty-first century—have you ever wondered what happened to all those inventions, conveniences, and other concepts the future was supposed to bring? Doctor Geek's Laboratory, Season 1 explores all the realms of applied geekdom, examining the future that was, the future that is, and the future that has not ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Counting

    How We Use Numbers to Decide What Matters

    by Deborah Stone ...
    Narrated by Donna Postel ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 27 min

    What do people do when they count? What do numbers really mean? We all know that people can lie with statistics, but in this groundbreaking work, eminent political scientist Deborah Stone uncovers a much deeper problem. With help from Dr. Seuss and Cookie Monster, she explains why numbers can't be objective: in order to count, one must first decide what counts. Every number is the ending to a ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Size

    How It Explains the World

    by Vaclav Smil ...
    Narrated by Stephen Perring ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 42 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.100 words: The New York Times bestselling author returns with a mind-opening exploration of how size defines life on Earth.Explaining the key processes shaping size in nature, society and technology, Smil busts myths around proportions - from bodies to paintings and the so-called golden ratio - tells us what Jonathan Swift got wrong in Gulliver's Travels - the giant ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Randomness Explained

    Narrated by Tracy Tupman ...

    Unabridged

    45 min

    Randomness is a concept used (and less formally) in mathematics to imply that there is no way to accurately predict an event (to know what will happen before it takes place) or to sense a trend. Anything that is randomly selected for no conscious purpose can be assumed to be simply by chance factor. An illustration of an occurrence random event is a financial windfall, a lottery win. A computer ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus