Beste verkochte artikelen in 'Impact op de samenleving' van 1 tot 10

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Engels | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9780345409461
4.8 op 5 sterren
Boek cover The Demon-Haunted World van Carl Sagan (Paperback)
Science as a Candle in the Dark
A prescient warning of a future we now inhabit, where fake news stories and Internet conspiracy theories play to a disaffected American populace “A glorious book . . . A spirited defense of science . . . From the first page to the last, this book is a manifesto for clear thought.”—Los Angeles Times How can we make intelligent decisions about our increasingly technology-driven lives if we don’t understand the difference between the myths of pseudoscience and the testable hypotheses of science? Pulitzer Prize-winning author and distinguished astronomer Carl Sagan argues that...
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Engels | Paperback | 9781509837526
5 op 5 sterren
Boek cover How Emotions Are Made van Lisa Feldman Barrett (Paperback)
The Secret Life of the Brain
How Emotions Are Made did what all great books do. It took a subject I thought I understood and turned my understanding upside down - Malcolm Gladwell When you feel anxious, angry, happy, or surprised, whats really going on inside of you? Many scientists believe that emotions come from a specific part of the brain, triggered by the world around us. the thrill of seeing an old friend, the fear of losing someone we love - each of these sensations seems to arise automatically and uncontrollably from within us, finding expression on our faces and in our behaviour, carrying us away with the...
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Engels | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9781784706289
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Boek cover Invisible Women : Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men van Caroline Criado Perez (Paperback)
the Sunday Times number one bestseller exposing the gender bias women face every day
*THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER* *OVER HALF A MILLION COPIES SOLD* 'HELL YES. This is one of those books that has the potential to change things - a monumental piece of research' Caitlin Moran Imagine a world where... * Your phone is too big for your hand * Your doctor prescribes a drug that is wrong for your body * In a car accident you are 47% more likely to be injured. If any of that sounds familiar, chances are you're a woman. From government policy and medical research, to technology, workplaces, and the media. Invisible Women reveals how in...
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Engels | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9781784708283
1 op 5 sterren
Boek cover 21 Lessons for the 21st Century van Harari, Yuval Noah (Paperback)
Yuval Noah Harari
**the NUMBER ONE bestseller** In twenty-one bite-sized lessons, Yuval Noah Harari explores what it means to be human in an age of bewilderment. How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do about the epidemic of fake news or the threat of terrorism? What should we teach our children? Yuval Noah Harari takes us on a thrilling journey through Todays most urgent issues. the golden thread running through his exhilarating new book is the challenge of maintaining our collective and individual focus in the face of constant and...
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Engels | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9780141983479
4.2 op 5 sterren
Boek cover Bullshit Jobs : The Rise of Pointless Work, and What We Can Do About It van David Graeber (Paperback)
'Spectacular and terrifyingly true' Owen Jones 'Explosive' John McDonnell, New Statesman, Books of the Year 'Thought-provoking and funny' The Times FT BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018, THE TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018, NEW STATESMAN BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018 and CITY AM BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018 Be honest: if your job didn't exist, would anybody miss it? Have you ever wondered why not? Up to 40% of us secretly believe our jobs probably aren't necessary. In other words: they are bullshit jobs. This book shows why, and what we can do about it. In the early twentieth century, people prophesied...
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Engels | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9780241989692
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Boek cover Numbers Dont Lie van Vaclav Smil (Paperback)
71 Things You Need to Know About the World
'My favourite author has done it again. Numbers Don't Lie is by far his most accessible book to date, and I highly recommend it to anyone who is curious about the world. I unabashedly recommend this book to anyone who loves learning' Bill Gates Is flying dangerous? How much do the world's cows weigh? And what makes people happy? From Earth's nations and inhabitants, through the fuels and foods that energize them, to the transportation and inventions of our modern world - and how all of this affects the planet itself - in Numbers Don't Lie, Professor Vaclav Smil takes us on a...
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Engels | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9780241454404
4 op 5 sterren
Boek cover How the World Really Works van Vaclav Smil (Paperback)
A Scientist's Guide to Our Past, Present and Future
We have never had so much information at our fingertips and yet most of us don't know how the world really works. This book explains seven of the most fundamental realities governing our survival and prosperity. From energy and food production, through our material world and its globalization, to risks, our environment and its future, How the World Really Works offers a much-needed reality check - because before we can tackle problems effectively, we must understand the facts. In this ambitious and thou
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Engels | Hardcover | 9780393635805
Boek cover Reality+ van David J. Chalmers (Hardcover)
Virtual Worlds and the Problems of Philosophy
Virtual reality is genuine reality; that's the central thesis of Reality+. In a highly original work of technophilosophy, David J. Chalmers gives a compelling analysis of our technological future. He argues that virtual worlds are not second-class worlds, and that we can live a meaningful life in virtual reality. We may even be in a virtual world already. Along the way, Chalmers conducts a grand tour of big ideas in philosophy and science. He uses virtual reality technology to offer a new perspective on long-established philosophical questions. How do we know that there's an external...
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Nederlands | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9789046827680
Boek cover Zo zit de wereld in elkaar van Vaclav Smil (Paperback)
Wat de wetenschap ons leert over het verleden, het heden en de toekomst
Door de gevolgen van klimaatverandering wordt er harder dan ooit geroepen om snelle veranderingen in onze levenswijzen en productiemethoden. Maar hoe realistisch zijn de claims dat zulke veranderingen haalbaar zijn? Vaclav Smil verdiept zich in zeven fundamentele onderwerpen die ons voortbestaan en onze welvaart bepalen. Zijn mantra: voordat je problemen effectief kunt aanpakken, moet je eerst de feiten kennen. Van energie en voedselproductie tot en met globalisering en risicomanagement: Zo zit de wereld in elkaar biedt de broodnodige realitycheck. Op basis van de nieuwste wetenschappelijke...
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Nederlands | Druk: 2 | E-book | 9789029545518
Boek cover Het snoephuis van Jennifer Egan (Onbekend)
Het is 2010. De succesvolle, maar rusteloze ondernemer Bix Bouton spreekt een professor van Columbia University, die experimenteert met het menselijk geheugen. Tien jaar later geeft Bix’ nieuwe technologische programma Greep op uw onbewuste toegang tot al je herinneringen, die je bovendien met anderen kunt uitwisselen. Het systeem verleidt velen – hoewel niet iedereen. Egan weeft de verregaande gevolgen van het programma door de levens van verschillende personages, wier paden zich meermaals kruisen. In haar spectaculaire verbeeldingswereld bestaan er ' tellers' die menselijke verlangens...
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