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  • The Scout Mindset

    Why Some People See Things Clearly and Others Don’t

    by Julia Galef

    'With insights that are both sharp and actionable, The Scout Mindset picks up where Predictably Irrational left off. Reading it will teach you to think more clearly, see yourself more accurately, and be wrong a little less often' Adam Grant'This is a book that will make a real difference in how you think' Sean CarrollWhen it comes to what we believe, humans see what they want to see. In other ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Superintelligence

    Paths, Dangers, Strategies

    by Nick Bostrom

    The human brain has some capabilities that the brains of other animals lack. It is to these distinctive capabilities that our species owes its dominant position. Other animals have stronger muscles or sharper claws, but we have cleverer brains. If machine brains one day come to surpass human brains in general intelligence, then this new superintelligence could become very powerful. As the fate of ... Read more

    $16.05 AUD

  • The Black Swan

    The Impact of the Highly Improbable

    by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    What have the invention of the wheel, Pompeii, the Wall Street Crash, Harry Potter and the internet got in common? Why are all forecasters con-artists? What can Catherine the Great's lovers tell us about probability? Why should you never run for a train or read a newspaper? This book is all about Black Swans: the random events that underlie our lives, from bestsellers to world disasters. Their ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Undoing Project

    A Friendship that Changed the World

    by Michael Lewis

    THE NEW INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BIG SHORT AND FLASH BOYS'A gripping account of how two psychologists reshaped the way we think ... What a story it is' Sunday Times'You'll love it ... full of surprises and no small degree of tragedy' Tim HarfordIn 1969 two men met on a university campus. Their names were Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky. They were different in every way. But ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Nudge

    Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness

    by Cass R Sunstein and 1 more

    **NO.1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERFrom Cass R. Sunstein and Richard H. Thaler, winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics, Nudge is the book that changed the way we think about decision-making.**Nudge is about choices - how we make them and how we can make better ones. Every day we make decisions: about the things that we buy or the meals we eat; about the investments we make or our children's ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Skin in the Game

    Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

    by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    From the bestselling author of The Black Swan, a bold book that challenges many of our long-held beliefs about risk and reward, politics and religion, finance and personal responsibility'Skin in the game means that you do not pay attention to what people say, only to what they do, and how much of their neck they are putting on the line'Citizens, artisans, police, fishermen, political activists and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Art of Strategy: A Game Theorist's Guide to Success in Business and Life

    by Avinash K. Dixit and 1 more

    “I am hard pressed to think of another book that can match the combination of practical insights and reading enjoyment.”—Steven LevittGame theory means rigorous strategic thinking. It’s the art of anticipating your opponent’s next moves, knowing full well that your rival is trying to do the same thing to you. Though parts of game theory involve simple common sense, much is counterintuitive, and it ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD

  • The Infinite Game

    by Simon Sinek

    The New York Times-bestselling author of Start With Why, Leaders Eat Last, and Together Is Better offers a bold new approach to business strategy by asking one question: are you playing the finite game or the infinite game?In The Infinite Game, Sinek applies game theory to explore how great businesses achieve long-lasting success. He finds that building long-term value and healthy, enduring growth ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Selfish Gene

    40th Anniversary edition

    by Richard Dawkins

    series Oxford Landmark Science
    The million copy international bestseller, critically acclaimed and translated into over 25 languages. As influential today as when it was first published, The Selfish Gene has become a classic exposition of evolutionary thought. Professor Dawkins articulates a gene's eye view of evolution - a view giving centre stage to these persistent units of information, and in which organisms can be seen as ... Read more

    $16.05 AUD

  • Minecraft Redstone: 70 Top Minecraft Redstone Ideas Your Friends Wish They Know

    by Jason Scotts

    Mastering redstone is one of the more difficult challenges a Minecraft player can take on. It's confusing, complicated and tedious enough to make even the most dedicated players start pulling their hair out. Minecraft Redstone : 70 Top Minecraft Redstone Ideas Your Friends Wish They Know will explain some simple concepts that can give players a head start to understanding how this unusual red ... Read more

    $8.35 AUD

  • A Beautiful Mind

    by Sylvia Nasar

    A Beautiful Mind is Sylvia Nasar's award-winning biography about the mystery of the human mind, the triumph over incredible adversity, and the healing power of love.At the age of thirty-one, John Nash, mathematical genius, suffered a devastating breakdown and was diagnosed with schizophrenia. Yet after decades of leading a ghost-like existence, he was to re-emerge to win a Nobel Prize and world ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Six Thinking Hats

    by Edward de Bono

    **The multi-million copy bestselling phenomenon**Do you regularly find yourself in long, unstructured meetings which end without a decision? Are you a team leader looking for tips on increasing productivity? Or are you looking for ways to enhance collaboration?Six Thinking Hats, Edward de Bono's classic book on meetings, remains as relevant in 2019 as ever. Used to huge success by big companies ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Aristotle’s Way

    How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

    by Edith Hall

    ‘Wonderful and timely … Hugely recommended’ STEPHEN FRYWhat do you and an ancient philosopher have in common? It turns out much more than you might think…Aristotle was an extraordinary thinker yet he was preoccupied by an ordinary question: how to be happy. In this handbook to his timeless teachings, Professor Edith Hall shows how ancient thinking is precisely what we need today, even if you don’t ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Risk Savvy

    How To Make Good Decisions

    by Gerd Gigerenzer

    A fascinating, practical guide to making better decisions with our money, health and personal lives from Gerd Gigerenzer, the author of Reckoning with Risk.Risk-taking is essential for innovation, fun, and the courage to face the uncertainties in life. Yet for many important decisions, we're often presented with statistics and probabilities that we don't really understand and we inevitably rely on ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Precipice

    ‘A book that seems made for the present moment’ New Yorker

    by Toby Ord

    'The Precipice is a powerful book . . . Ord's love for humanity and hope for its future is infectious' Spectator'Ord's analysis of the science is exemplary . . . Thrillingly written' Sunday TimesWe live during the most important era of human history. In the twentieth century, we developed the means to destroy ourselves – without developing the moral framework to e... ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • Better Thinking for Better Results

    by Cathy Lasher

    Do you think as well as you can? Does the quality of your thinking even matter? In this tool-packed practical guide, Cathy Lasher presents an exciting new way to get better results through focused thinking. Discover EDGE-it, a new approach that helps you sharpen your thinking in virtually any situation, leading to getting more of what you want, more easily. Benefit from your personal and ... Read more

    $6.37 AUD

  • The Heat of the Moment

    A Firefighter’s Stories of Life and Death Decisions

    by Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton

    'An inspirational memoir from an extraordinary woman . . . A humbling, jaw-dropping read' Viv Groskop'This book will change the way you think. Forever' CosmopolitanDr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton has been a firefighter for eighteen years. She decides which of her colleagues rush into a burning building and how they confront the blaze. She makes the call to evacuate if she believes the options have been ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Lessons from a Warzone

    How to be a Resilient Leader in Times of Crisis

    by Louai Al Roumani

    One day, everything is going well; the next, disaster strikes. What do you do when every pillar is collapsing, every rule is being broken and chaos seems to be all around you?'Pessimism be damned. This man steered his bank through four years of a hellish civil war - and the lessons he learnt will benefit us all.' Sathnam Sanghera, author of EmpireLand________________An inspiring story of resilient ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Improbability Principle

    Why coincidences, miracles and rare events happen all the time

    by David Hand

    Why is it that incredibly unlikely phenomena actually happen quite regularly and why should we, in fact, expect such things to happen? Here, in this highly original book - aimed squarely at anyone with an interest in coincidences, probability or gambling - eminent statistician David Hand answers this question by weaving together various strands of probability into a unified explanation, which he ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Game, Set and Math

    Enigmas and Conundrums

    by Ian Stewart

    series Dover Books on Mathematics
    Twelve essays take a playful approach to the subject, exploring how to play poker over the telephone without the possibility of cheating, how to distinguish plausible fallacies from unbelievable facts, and how to cope mathematically with contorted worms, drunken tennis players, and snakes that eat their own tails.Former columnist for Scientific American's "Mathematical Games" section, Ian Stewart ... Read more

    $16.82 AUD

  • Gut Feelings

    Short Cuts to Better Decision Making

    by Gerd Gigerenzer

    Think less – and know more.A sportsman can catch a ball without calculating its speed or distance. A group of amateurs beat the experts at playing the stock market. A man falls for the right woman even though she’s ‘wrong’ on paper. All these people succeeded by trusting their instincts – but how does it work?In Gut Feelings psychologist and behavioural expert Gerd Gigerenzer reveals the secrets ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Game Theory

    A Nontechnical Introduction

    by Morton D. Davis

    series Dover Books on Mathematics
    "A lucid and penetrating development of game theory that will appeal to the intuition . . . a most valuable contribution." — Douglas R. Hofstadter, author of Gödel, Escher, BachThe foundations of game theory were laid by John von Neumann, who in 1928 proved the basic minimax theorem, and with the 1944 publication of the Theory of Games and Economic Behavior, the field was established. Since then, ... Read more

    $18.36 AUD

  • The Naked Surgeon

    the power and peril of transparency in medicine

    by Samer Nashef and 1 more

    We are not meant to touch hearts. We all have one, but most of us will never see one. The heart surgeon now has that privilege but, for centuries, the heart was out of reach even for surgeons. So when a surgeon nowadays opens up a ribcage and mends a heart, it remains something of a miracle, even if, to some, it is merely plumbing.As with plumbers, the quality of surgeons’ work varies. As with ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • The Evolution of Cooperation

    Revised Edition

    by Robert Axelrod

    A famed political scientist's classic argument for a more cooperative worldWe assume that, in a world ruled by natural selection, selfishness pays. So why cooperate? In The Evolution of Cooperation, political scientist Robert Axelrod seeks to answer this question. In 1980, he organized the famed Computer Prisoners Dilemma Tournament, which sought to find the optimal strategy for survival in a ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD