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  • Chaos: Making a New Science

    Making a New Science

    by James Gleick ...
    The blockbuster modern science classic that introduced the butterfly effect to the world—even more relevant two decades after it became an international sensationFor centuries, scientific thought was focused on bringing order to the natural world. But even as relativity and quantum mechanics undermined that rigid certainty in the first half of the twentieth century, the scientific community clung ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Physics of Wall Street

    a brief history of predicting the unpredictable

    After the economic meltdown of 2008, Warren Buffett famously warned, ‘Beware of geeks bearing formulas.’ But as James Weatherall demonstrates, not all geeks are created equal. Taking us from fin-de-siècle Paris to Rat Pack–era Las Vegas, from wartime government labs to Yippie communes on the Pacific coast, Weatherall shows how a special breed of physicists successfully brought their science to ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Chaos

    Making a New Science

    by James Gleick ...
    The “highly entertaining” New York Times bestseller, which explains chaos theory and the butterfly effect, from the author of The Information (Chicago Tribune).For centuries, scientific thought was focused on bringing order to the natural world. But even as relativity and quantum mechanics undermined that rigid certainty in the first half of the twentieth century, the scientific community clung to ... Read more

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  • Deep Simplicity

    Chaos, Complexity and the Emergence of Life

    by John Gribbin ...
    'Gribbin takes us through the basics with his customary talent for accessibility and clarity' Sunday TimesThe world around us can be a complex, confusing place. Earthquakes happen without warning, stock markets fluctuate, weather forecasters seldom seem to get it right - even other people continue to baffle us. How do we make sense of it all?In fact, John Gribbin reveals, our seemingly random ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Does God Play Dice?

    The New Mathematics of Chaos

    by Ian Stewart ...
    Since the dramatic discovery of the mathematical concept of chaos in 1989, the controversy of its contents has settled down. This revised edition of Does God Play Dice? takes a fresh look at its achievements and potential. With a new preface and three completely new chapters, it includes the latest practical applications of chaos theory, such as developing intelligent heart pacemakers. All this ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Janus Point

    A New Theory of Time

    In The Janus Point renowned physicist Julian Barbour presents a major new solution to one of the most profound questions in physics - what is time? - with ground-breaking implications for the origin and destiny of our universe.'Both a work of literature and a masterpiece of scientific thought' Lee SmolinTime is perhaps the greatest mystery in physics. Despite the fact that the fundamental laws of ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Chaos: A Very Short Introduction

    by Leonard Smith ...
    series Very Short Introductions
    Chaos exists in systems all around us. Even the simplest system of cause and effect can be subject to chaos, denying us accurate predictions of its behaviour, and sometimes giving rise to astonishing structures of large-scale order. Our growing understanding of Chaos Theory is having fascinating applications in the real world - from technology to global warming, politics, human behaviour, and even ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Complex Adaptive Systems

    An Introduction to Computational Models of Social Life

    Book 17 - Princeton Studies in Complexity
    This book provides the first clear, comprehensive, and accessible account of complex adaptive social systems, by two of the field's leading authorities. Such systems--whether political parties, stock markets, or ant colonies--present some of the most intriguing theoretical and practical challenges confronting the social sciences. Engagingly written, and balancing technical detail with intuitive ... Read more

    $51.99 AUD

  • The Collapse of Chaos

    Discovering Simplicity in a Complex World

    Do we live in a simple or a complex universe? Jack Cohen and Ian Stewart explore the ability of complicated rules to generate simple behaviour in nature through 'the collapse of chaos'. 'The most startling, thought-provoking book I've read all year. I was pleased to learn that most of the things I thought I knew were wrong' -- Terry Pratchett ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Discover Your Inner Psychic

    A practical guide to psychic development & spiritual growth

    by Tara Ward ...
    Psychic abilities are innate to all humans. This illustrated book helps you to explore and develop this inner part of yourself through a series of meditations and exercises. Through these you will learn how to:• Read auras• Open the seven chakras• Channel and balance your energy• Use colours, scents and crystals to alter your space• Practice psychometry readings and flower clairsentienceThrough ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • In Defense of Chaos

    The Chaology of Politics, Economics and Human Action

    by L.K. Samuels ...
    Chaos gets a bad rap. Few people realize that without the dynamics of chaos, order would not exist. In fact, nothing would exist. Without chaos there would be no creation, no structure and no existence. After all, order is merely the repetition of patterns; chaos is the process that establishes those patterns. LK Samuels, goes beyond the normal boundaries studied by chaologists. It views science ... Read more

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  • Tools of Systems Thinkers

    Learn Advanced Deduction, Decision-Making, and Problem-Solving Skills with Mental Models and System Maps.

    Think with clarity, depth, and speed. Become an effective problem solver and decision maker.We often have blind spots for the actual reasons that cause problems in our lives. So we try to fix our issues based on assumptions, false analysis, and mistaken deductions. This can bring a lot of misunderstanding, anxiety, and frustration into our personal and work relationships.Tools of Systems Thinkers ... Read more

    $8.40 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Every Life Is on Fire

    How Thermodynamics Explains the Origins of Living Things

    A preeminent physicist unveils a field-defining theory of the origins and purpose of life.Why are we alive? Most things in the universe aren't. And everything that is alive traces back to things that, puzzlingly, weren't.For centuries, the scientific question of life's origins has confounded us. But in Every Life Is on Fire, physicist Jeremy England argues that the answer has been under our noses ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

  • Fly Me to the Moon

    An Insider's Guide to the New Science of Space Travel

    When a leaf falls on a windy day, it drifts and tumbles, tossed every which way on the breeze. This is chaos in action. In Fly Me to the Moon, Edward Belbruno shows how to harness the same principle for low-fuel space travel--or, as he puts it, "surfing the gravitational field."Belbruno devised one of the most exciting concepts now being used in space flight, that of swinging through the cosmos on ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Chaos Theory: Bullet Guides

    by Dr Ron Poet ...
    Open this book and you willDiscover the origins of chaos theoryInvestigate complex systemsUnderstand the causes of chaosBecome aware of its everyday implications ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • La Techno Mente dell'Imperatore

    Libri Asino Rosso

    Angelo Giubileo, filosofo “outsider” e giornalista, dilata in questo suo ultimo lavoro “postmoderno” e “postfilosofico”, originalmente postumano, la peculiare “astronave” di decollo neoparmenidea e presocratica. Sebbene sia il saggio più breve, la stagione di riferimento presocratica attraversa ora come una sua Primavera , letteralmente 2.0, l'antico futuro di cui spesso si parla, come nuova ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Come funziona il caos

    Dal moto dei pianeti all'effetto farfalla

    by Ivar Ekeland ...
    Translated by Andrea Migliori ...
    La traiettoria di un pallone è completamente determinata dal calcio del tiratore: a due condizioni iniziali identiche corrisponderanno due traiettorie identiche. È impossibile tuttavia lanciare un pallone, o un dado, esattamente nello stesso modo due volte di fila: ci sarà sempre una differenza, anche se solo di un atomo, e questa differenza, per quanto minuscola, darà luogo a una variazione ... Read more

    $13.19 AUD

  • The Brotherhood of Consolation

    The Brotherhood of Consolation Honore de Balzac - French playwright and novelist Honore de Balzac is at his best when he is describing the chaotic tumult of big city life in nineteenth-century Europ.The Brotherhood of Consolation Honore de Balzac - French playwright and novelist Honore de Balzac is at his best when he is describing the chaotic tumult of big city life in nineteenth-century Europ ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Catalizadores

    ¿La piedra filosofal del siglo XX?

    series La Ciencia para Todos
    Los catalizadores pueden compararse con la piedra filosofal de los alquimistas, ya que permiten transformar el petróleo, si no en oro, sí en una serie de productos cotidianos indispensables, y aunque la acción del proceso catalítico no se limita a la aceleración de reacciones químicas y a la transformación del petróleo, es en este último campo donde ha tenido su principal aplicación. Se trata, ... Read more

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  • Evolution, Monitoring and Predicting Models of Rockburst

    Precursor Information for Rock Failure

    by Chunlai Wang ...
    This open access book focuses on investigating predicting precursor information and key points of rockburst in mining engineering through laboratory experiment, theoretical analysis, numerical simulation and case studies. Understanding the evolution patterns for the microstructure instability of rock is a prerequisite for rockburst prediction. The book provides a guide for readers seeking to ... Read more


  • Gestión y proyectos

    15 lecturas imprescindibles

    Probablemente como nunca en la Historia se están produciendo cambios muy rápidos y profundos en los sistemas económicos, empresariales y sociales. Tan rápido se suceden que no es fácil dotarlos de una denominación ni de una definición. Se le ha dado en llamar globalización, big data, realidad líquida y, últimamente, transformación digital. Son términos que se han venido a sumar a los de redes ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Getting Out Of Control

    Emergent Leadership in a Complex World

    by Neil Chilson ...
    In an age of increasing complexity, our hope as leaders lies not in gaining control, but in relying on emergent order.Most leadership books promise to help you get control of your business, your career, and your life. In Getting Out of Control: Emergent Leadership in a Complex World, Neil Chilson flips this formula on its head.Emergent order—order with no single individual or entity in control ... Read more

    $11.72 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus


    Theory of Evolution, is greater than or equal to Historical Materialism?

    by Ciprian Pater ...
    Eco/logical R/evolution, is the story of mankind, told with words of a great subjective odyssey, the never-ending quest; for objective truths and collective Eudaimonia. The author raises the issues; of political weakness and widespread confusion, about logical analytical errors, which we find in Old Marxist Ideology. A conscious effort is thus made, to expel the mental subjugation of Platonic ... Read more

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  • The Systems Thinker - Dynamic Systems

    Make Better Decisions and Find Lasting Solutions Using Scientific Analysis.

    Learn to be comfortable with change. Increase your tolerance for uncertainty.Chaos and unpredictability dominate our world- affecting even the smallest of events. We often cannot predict how seemingly insignificant actions will alter our lives. This may lead us into rash decisions driven by the urge to regain control and quickly fix problems. But poorly considered decisions often create more ... Read more

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