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    Loonshots

    How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries

    by Safi Bahcall ...
    Narrated by Safi Bahcall, William Dufris ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 14 min

    Washington Post's "10 Leadership Books to Watch for in 2019," Adam Grant's "19 New Leadership Books to Read in 2019," Inc.com's "10 Business Books You Need to Read in 2019," Business Insider's "14 Books Everyone Will Be Reading in 2019"This program includes a prologue and introduction read by the author.What do James Bond and Lipitor have in common? What can we learn about human nature and world ... Read more

    $32.33 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Future Is Faster Than You Think

    How Converging Technologies Are Transforming Business, Industries, and Our Lives

    Unabridged

    9 hours 53 min

    Audio Bonus! Includes exclusive conversations with the authors!From the New York Times bestselling authors of Abundance and Bold comes a practical playbook for technological convergence in our modern era.In their book Abundance, bestselling authors and futurists Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler tackled grand global challenges, such as poverty, hunger, and energy. Then, in Bold, they chronicled t. ... Read more

    $35.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Book of Why, The

    The New Science of Cause and Effect

    Narrated by Mel Foster ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 14 min

    How the study of causality revolutionized science and the world"Correlation does not imply causation." This mantra has been invoked by scientists for decades, and has led to a virtual prohibition on causal talk. But today, that taboo is dead. The causal revolution, sparked by Judea Pearl and his colleagues, has cut through a century of confusion and placed causality—the study of cause and effect ... Read more

    $22.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Dopesick

    by Beth Macy ...
    Narrated by Beth Macy ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 3 min

    A TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR. Beth Macy reveals the disturbing truth behind America's opioid crisis and explains how a nation has become enslaved to prescription drugs. This powerful and moving story explains how a large corporation, Purdue, encouraged small town doctors to prescribe OxyContin to a country already awash in painkillers. The drug's dangerously addictive nature was hidden, whilst many ... Read more

    $27.84 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Leading Without Authority

    Why You Don’t Need To Be In Charge to Inspire Others and Make Change Happen

    Narrated by George Newbern ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 8 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The world of work is changing at an unprecedented rate leaving many organisations struggling to cope. At a time when constant innovation, agility, and speed often mean the difference between success and failure, we can no longer afford to waste time navigating the complex bureaucracy present in most companies.The #1 New York Times bestselling author Keith Ferrazzi argues ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Moderne idéer: Hvad skal vi med videnskaben?

    Narrated by Mikkel Schou ...
    series Moderne Idéer #20

    Unabridged

    1 hour 24 min

    Under coronapandemien i 2020 rykkede videnskaben pludselig frem forrest i danskernes bevidsthed. Behovet for forskning var indlysende for de fleste, og forskernes formidling af deres viden og opdagelser blev efterspurgt i bedste sendetid.Det er gode nyheder i en tid med fake news, for befolkningens forståelse for, hvorfor videnskaben er vigtig, er helt central for dens status i samfundet og for de ... Read more

    $21.20 AUD

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    User Friendly

    How the Hidden Rules of Design are Changing the Way We Live, Work & Play

    Unabridged

    11 hours 17 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The audiobook edition of User Friendly by Cliff Kuang and Robert Fabricant.USER FRIENDLY is a must-read for anyone who loves well-designed products—and for the innovators aspiring to make them.It seems like magic when some new gadget seems to know what we want before we know ourselves. But why does some design feel intrinsically good, and why do some designs last f... ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Cell

    Discovering the Microscopic World that Determines Our Health, Our Consciousness, and Our Future

    Narrated by Barry Abrams ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 24 min

    Your body has trillions of cells, and each one has the complexity and dynamism of a city. Your life, your thoughts, your diseases, and your health are all the function of cells. But what do you really know about what goes on inside you? The last time most people thought about cells in any detail was probably in high school or a college general biology class. But the field of cell biology has ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Make, Think, Imagine

    Engineering the Future of Civilisation

    by John Browne ...
    Narrated by Kris Dyer ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 30 min

    An impassioned defence of progress and innovation and an argument for social responsibility from engineer, business leader and former CEO of BP Lord John Browne Today's unprecedented pace of change leaves many people wondering what new technologies are doing to our lives. Has social media robbed us of our privacy and fed us with false information? Are the decisions about our health, security and ... Read more

    $36.04 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Messy Middle

    Finding Your Way Through the Hardest and Most Crucial Part of Any Bold Venture

    by Scott Belsky ...
    Narrated by Scott Belsky ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 3 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Messy Middle written and read by Scott Belsky.Silicon Valley is full of start-up success stories; every day stories emerge of a new company with the potential for a billion-dollar valuation and plans for global domination.But what can we really learn from these stories? How many of these start-ups are genuinely successful in the long term? When nine ... Read more

    $20.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

    Narrated by Simon Winchester ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 45 min

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2018Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes a magnificent history of the pioneering engineers who developed precision machinery to allow us to see as far as the moon and as close as the Higgs boson.Precision is the key to everything. It is an integral, unchallenged and essential component of our modern social, mercantile, scientific, ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    My Inventions: The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla

    by Nikola Tesla ...
    Narrated by John H. Fehskens ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 38 min

    This audiobook contains the complete, unabridged version of Nikola Tesla's autobiogaphy that was published in Electrical Experimenter magazine in 1919.It's an interesting read because it provides insights into an inventor who is well recognized, but not for his personal life. Tesla's account of what drove him to invent, his thought processes, and his early life are fascinating. He also explains ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    You Look Like a Thing and I Love You

    by Janelle Shane ...
    Narrated by Xe Sands ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 33 min

    'I can't think of a better way to learn about artificial intelligence, and I've never had so much fun along the way' Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Originals and Option BAI is everywhere. It powers the autocorrect function of your iPhone, helps Google Translate understand the complexity of language, and interprets your behaviour to decide which of your friends' Facebook posts you ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    MED-CHAINS: Innovative Solutions for Pandemics

    by Ebot Eyong ...
    Narrated by Mark William Blessington ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 3 min

    MED-CHAINS & COVID – 19: Innovative Solutions for Pandemics is the groundbreaking new book by Dr. Eyong, offering the medical community new insight into COVID-19 and previous pandemics. Rather than quarreling over the inadequacies and inconsistencies of current pandemic practices, Dr. Eyong's new book offers his tangible and innovative solutions on how to approach, analyze and handle a pandemic ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Basic Blockchain

    What It Is and How It Will Transform the Way We Work and Live

    by David Shrier ...
    Narrated by Roger Davis ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 7 min

    The only book you need to understand blockchain: what it is, how it works and how it will transform business, society and our everyday lives. Basic Blockchain is an accessible, non-technical introduction to a revolutionary technology.'Makes it easy for the average business executive to understand blockchain' -- Chris Larsen, founder and chairman, Ripple'An essential tool for those looking to ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Ten Short Lessons in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

    Narrated by David Vickery ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 18 min

    Leading computer science expert Professor Peter J. Bentley breaks down the fast-moving world of computers in the time of automata into ten pivotal lessons. In Ten Short Lessons in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, leading expert Professor Peter J. Bentley breaks down the fast-moving world of computers in the time of automata into ten pivotal lessons, presenting the reader with the essential ... Read more

    $24.56 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Mission to Mars

    My Vision for Space Exploration

    Narrated by John Pruden ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 46 min

    Legendary “space statesman” Buzz Aldrin speaks out as a vitaladvocate for the continuing quest to push the boundaries of the universe as weknow it. As a pioneering astronaut who set foot on the moon duringmankind’s first landing with Apollo 11—and an aerospace engineer who designedan orbital rendezvous technique critical to future planetary landings—Aldrinhas a vision, and in Mission to Marshe ... Read more

    $25.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Systems Theory

    Narrated by Andrea Giordani ...

    Unabridged

    46 min

    Systems theory is often referred as system science. It is interdisciplinary study of systems in common terms. Main goal of such studies is to discover new patterns and elucidating principles. Such principles are meant to be derived from and applied to almost any kind of system in all fields of research. These principles can be applied on such fields up to nesting levels. System theory or system ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Can Medicine be Cured?

    Narrated by Brian Walsh ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 30 min

    A fierce, honest, elegant and often hilarious debunking of the great fallacies that drive modern medicine. Seamus O'Mahony writes about the illusion of progress, the notion that more and more diseases can be 'conquered' ad infinitum. He punctures the idiocy of consumerism, the idea that healthcare can be endlessly adapted to the wishes of individuals. He excoriates the claims of Big Science, the ... Read more

    $27.84 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Adventures from the Technology Underground

    Catapults, Pulsejets, Rail Guns, Flamethrowers, Tesla Coils, Air Cannons, and the Garage Warriors Who Love Them

    Narrated by Marc Cashman ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 23 min

    The technology underground is a thriving, humming, and often literally scintillating subculture of amateur inventors and scientific envelope-pushers who dream up, design, and build machines that whoosh, rumble, fly—and occasionally hurl pumpkins across enormous distances. In the process they astonish us with what is possible when human imagination and ingenuity meet nature’s forces and materials. ... Read more

    $22.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Doctor Geek’s Laboratory, Season 1

    The Flying Car and the Privatization of Space

    series Doctor Geek’s Laboratory #1

    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 whathappened to all those inventions, conveniences, and other concepts the futurewas supposed to bring? Doctor Geek’s Laboratory, Season 1 explores all the realms ofapplied geekdom, examining the future that was, the future that is, and thefuture that has not yet ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Decoding the World

    Narrated by Po Bronson, Arvind Gupta ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 18 min

    A vision of the future where the latest Silicon Valley tech meets cutting-edge genetics.Po Bronson and Arvind Gupta, venture capitalists from Silicon Valley, take everyday news headlines and decode them, leading us on a journey through their unique and highly entertaining view of the world. Each chapter is prefaced with a real-world headline from today's chaotic news cycle: Dying bees. Rogue ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Doctor Geek’s Laboratory, Season 2

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

    series Doctor Geek’s Laboratory #2

    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

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Tesla

    Narrated by Arthur Morey ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 34 min

    In this “informative and delightful” (American Scientist) biography, Margaret Cheney explores the brilliant and prescient mind of Nikola Tesla, one of the twentieth century’s greatest scientists and inventors.In Tesla: Man Out of Time, Margaret Cheney explores the brilliant and prescient mind of one of the twentieth century's greatest scientists and inventors. Called a madman by his enemies, a ... Read more

    $44.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial