Twelve Tomorrows Edited by Wade Roush
Twelve visions of the future—by turns hilarious, frightening, and relevant—from new and established voices in science fiction.
Contributors Elizabeth Bear, SL Huang, Clifford V. Johnson, J. M. Ledgard, Liu Cixin, Ken Liu, Paul McAuley, Nnedi Okorafor, Malka Older, Sarah Pinsker, Alastair Reynolds
Generation Robot :A Century of Science Fiction, Fact, and Speculation
by Terri Favro
Generation Robot covers a century of science fiction, fact and, speculation—from the 1950 publication of Isaac Asimov’s seminal robot masterpiece, I, Robot, to the 2050 Singularity when artificial and human intelligence are predicted to merge. Beginning with a childhood informed by pop-culture robots in movies, in comic books, and on TV in the 1960s to adulthood where the possibilities of self-driving cars and virtual reality are daily conversation, Terri Favro offers a unique perspective on how our relationship with robotics and futuristic technologies has shifted over time
Lessons from the Lobster:Eve Marder’s Work in Neuroscience
by Charlotte Nassim
How forty years of research on thirty neurons in the stomach of a lobster has yielded valuable insights for the study of the human brain.
Santiago Ramon y Cajal
Advice for a Young Investigator
The Beautiful Brain
With the fantastic exhibition of Cajal’s work at the MIT Museum, these two have been flying off the shelves.
Two of the top new titles in the ever fascinating Essential Knowledge Series. Check these and many more out.
Post Truth by Lee McIntyre
Data Science by John D. Kelleher and Brendan Tierney