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    The Coming Wave

    The instant Sunday Times bestseller from the ultimate AI insider

    Unabridged

    11 hours 48 min

    **Brought to you by Penguin.**A Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller, Sept 2023****SHORTLISTED FOR THE FT BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR 2023**AI. SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY. QUANTUM COMPUTING. Everything is about to change. This is the only book you need to understand this new world.**From the ultimate AI insider, Mustafa Suleyman, co-founder of DeepMind, part of Google.'Fascinating, well-written, and ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

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    Invisible Women

    Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

    Unabridged

    9 hours 24 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The audiobook edition of Invisible Women, read by Caroline Criado Perez.**Winner of the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2019****Winner of the Readers' Choice Books Are My Bag Award 2019****Winner of the FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year 2019 Book of the Year Award 2019****The Times Current Aff... ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

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    The Age of Surveillance Capitalism

    The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power

    Narrated by Nicol Zanzarella ...

    Unabridged

    24 hours 16 min

    The challenges to humanity posed by the digital future, the first detailed examination of the unprecedented form of power called "surveillance capitalism," and the quest by powerful corporations to predict and control our behavior.In this masterwork of original thinking and research, Shoshana Zuboff provides startling insights into the phenomenon that she has named surveillance capitalism. The ... Read more

    $66.99 AUD

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    Digital Minimalism

    Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World

    by Cal Newport ...
    Narrated by Will Damron ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours

    Learn how to switch off and find calm - from the New York Times bestselling author of A World Without Email'Digital Minimalism is the Marie Kondo of technology' Evening Standard'An eloquent, powerful and enjoyably practical guide to cutting back on screen time' The Times'An urgent call to action for anyone serious about being in command of their own life' Ryan Holiday... ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

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    Life 3.0

    Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

    by Max Tegmark ...
    Narrated by Rob Shapiro ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 29 min

    Penguin Audio presents Life 3.0 by Max Tegmark, read by Rob Shapiro.We stand at the beginning of a new era. What was once science fiction is fast becoming reality, as AI transforms war, crime, justice, jobs and society-and, even, our very sense of what it means to be human. More than any other technology, AI has the potential to revolutionize our collective future - and there's nobody better ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

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    The Inevitable

    Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future

    by Kevin Kelly ...
    Narrated by George Newbern ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 30 min

    **A New York Times BestsellerFrom one of our leading technology thinkers and writers, a guide through the twelve technological imperatives that will shape the next thirty years and transform our lives**Much of what will happen in the next thirty years is inevitable, driven by technological trends that are already in motion. In this fascinating, provocative new book, Kevin Kelly provides an ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

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    The Authority Gap

    Why women are still taken less seriously than men, and what we can do about it

    Narrated by Mary Ann Sieghart ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 6 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Imagine living in a world in which you were routinely patronised by women.Imagine having your views ignored or your expertise frequently challenged by them.Imagine trying to speak up in a meeting, only to be talked over by female colleagues.Imagine subordinates resisting you as a boss, merely because you're a man.Imagine being trolle... ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    The Industries of the Future

    by Alec Ross ...
    Narrated by Alec Ross ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 48 min

    The New York Times bestseller, from leading innovation expert Alec Ross, a “fascinating vision” (Forbes) of what’s next for the world and how to navigate the changes the future will bring.While Alec Ross was working as Senior Advisor for Innovation to the Secretary of State, he traveled to forty-one countries, exploring the latest advances coming out of every continent. From startup hubs in Kenya ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

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    A World Without Email

    Find Focus and Transform the Way You Work Forever (from the NYT bestselling productivity expert)

    by Cal Newport ...
    Narrated by Kevin R. Free ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 16 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Feel like you're always drowning in email? How much more would you achieve without them - and how much happier would you be?Emails are an integral part of work today. But the 'kind regards', forwards and attachments we check every 5.4 minutes are making us unproductive, stressed and costing businesses millions in untapped potential.Bestselling author of Deep Work and ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Human Compatible

    AI and the Problem of Control

    Narrated by Raphael Corkhill ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 38 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Creating superior intelligence would be the biggest event in human history. Unfortunately, according to the world's pre-eminent AI expert, it could also be the last.In this groundbreaking book on the biggest question facing humanity, Stuart Russell explains why he has come to consider his own discipline an existential threat to his own species, and lays out how we can ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Weapons of Math Destruction

    How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

    by Cathy O'Neil ...
    Narrated by Cathy O'Neil ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 23 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.In this New York Times bestseller, Cathy O'Neil, one of the first champions of algorithmic accountability, sounds an alarm on the mathematical models that pervade modern life -- and threaten to rip apart our social fabric.We live in the age of the algorithm. Increasingly, the decisions that affect our lives - where we go to school, whether we get a loan, how much we pay ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Build

    An Unorthodox Guide to Making Things Worth Making - The New York Times bestseller

    by Tony Fadell ...
    Narrated by Roger Wayne ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 4 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Tony Fadell led the teams that created the iPod, iPhone and Nest Learning Thermostat and learned enough in 30+ years in Silicon Valley about leadership, design, startups, Apple, Google, decision-making, mentorship, devastating failure and unbelievable success to fill an encyclopedia.So that's what this book is. An advice encyclopedia. A mentor in a box.Written for anyone ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Atlas of AI

    Power, Politics, and the Planetary Costs of Artificial Intelligence

    by Kate Crawford ...
    Narrated by Larissa Gallagher ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 53 min

    The hidden costs of artificial intelligence-from natural resources and labor to privacy, equality, and freedom What happens when artificial intelligence saturates political life and depletes the planet? How is AI shaping our understanding of ourselves and our societies? Drawing on more than a decade of research, award-winning scholar Kate Crawford reveals how AI is a technology of extraction: from ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Reality+

    Virtual Worlds and the Problems of Philosophy

    Narrated by Grant Cartwright ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 12 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.In the coming decades, the technology that enables virtual and augmented reality will improve beyond recognition. Within a century, world-renowned philosopher David J. Chalmers predicts, we will have virtual worlds that are impossible to distinguish from non-virtual worlds. But is virtual reality just escapism? In a highly original work of 'technophilosophy', Chalmers ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

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    Artificial Intelligence

    A Guide for Thinking Humans

    Unabridged

    9 hours 33 min

    This program includes an introduction read by the author.No recent scientific enterprise has proved as alluring, terrifying, and filled with extravagant promise and frustrating setbacks as artificial intelligence. The award-winning author Melanie Mitchell, a leading computer scientist, now reveals its turbulent history and the recent surge of apparent successes, grand hopes, and emerging fears ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

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    How to Stand Up to a Dictator

    Radio 4 Book of the Week

    by Maria Ressa ...
    Narrated by Maria Ressa ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 13 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.WINNER of the Nobel Peace Prize 2021 and the UNESCO Press Freedom Award 2021What will you sacrifice for the truth?Maria Ressa has spent decades speaking truth to power. But her work tracking disinformation networks seeded by her own government, spreading lies to its own citizens laced with anger and hate, has landed her in trouble with the most powerful man in the country ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Radical Technologies

    The Design of Everyday Life

    Narrated by Michael Butler Murray ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 14 min

    Everywhere we turn, a startling new device promises to transfigure our lives. But at what cost? In this urgent and revelatory excavation of our Information Age, leading technology thinker Adam Greenfield forces us to reconsider our relationship with the networked objects, services, and spaces that define us. It is time to re-evaluate the Silicon Valley consensus determining the future. We're told ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    The Age of AI

    "THE BOOK WE ALL NEED"

    Unabridged

    7 hours 13 min

    Artificial Intelligence is transforming human society fundamentally and profoundly. Not since the Enlightenment and the Age of Reason have we changed how we approach knowledge, politics, economics, even warfare.Three of our most accomplished and deep thinkers come together to explore Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the way it is transforming human society - and what it means for us all.An AI ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

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    Filterworld

    How Algorithms Flattened Culture

    by Kyle Chayka ...
    Narrated by Kaleo Griffith ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 56 min

    One of the BBC's most anticipated books for 2024'The story told here is instrumental to your own' - Jared Lanier'Timely, erudite, important' - Ayad AkhtarWhat happens when our cultural and artistic lives are dictated to us by an algorithm? What does it mean when shareability supersedes innovation? How can we make a choice when the options have been so carefully arranged for us?From coffee shops to ... Read more

    $83.99 AUD

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    Fancy Bear Goes Phishing

    The Dark History of the Information Age, in Five Extraordinary Hacks

    by Scott Shapiro ...
    Narrated by Jonathan Todd Ross ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 9 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.It's a signal paradox of our times that we live in an information society but do not know how it works. And without understanding how our information is stored, used and protected, we are vulnerable to having it exploited. In Fancy Bear Goes Phishing, Scott Shapiro exposes the secrets of the digital age. With lucidity and wit, he establishes that cybercrime has less to do ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

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    The Battle for Your Brain

    Defending the Right to Think Freely in the Age of Neurotechnology

    Narrated by Rachel Perry ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 27 min

    A new dawn of brain tracking and hacking is coming. Will you be prepared for what comes next?Imagine a world where your brain can be interrogated to learn your political beliefs, your thoughts can be used as evidence of a crime, and your own feelings can be held against you. A world where people who suffer from epilepsy receive alerts moments before a seizure, and the average person can peer into ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

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    Extremely Hardcore

    Inside Elon Musk's Twitter

    by Zoë Schiffer ...
    Narrated by Jaime Lamchick ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 42 min

    **"Zoë Schiffer has written the definitive book on perhaps the weirdest business story of our time. A fast-paced and riveting account of a hilarious and tragic mess."— Matt Levine, Bloomberg Opinion “Money Stuff” columnist“the bird is freed”- Elon Musk (@elonmusk) October 27, 2022**When Elon Musk took over Twitter, commentators were rooting for the visionary behind Tesla and SpaceX to succeed. ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD $29.99 AUD

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    Augmented

    Life in The Smart Lane

    Unabridged

    12 hours 23 min

    The Internet and smartphone are just the latest in a 250-year-long cycle of disruption that has continuously changed the way we live, the way we work, and the way we interact. The coming Augmented Age, however, promises a level of disruption, behavioral shifts, and changes that are unparalleled. While consumers today are camping outside of an Apple store waiting to be one of the first to score a ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    The Smartphone Society

    Technology, Power, and Resistance in the New Gilded Age

    Narrated by Linda Bevilacqua Farber ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 9 min

    Addresses how tech empowers community organizing and protest movements to combat the systems of capitalism and data exploitation that helped drive tech’s own rise to ubiquity.Our smartphones have brought digital technology into the most intimate spheres of life. It’s time to take control of them, repurposing them as pathways to a democratically designed and maintained digital commons that ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD