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Good Mood: The New Psychology of Overcoming Depression

Julian Lincoln Simon - 1993 - Psychology - No preview available
Julian Simon was depressed for 13 long years, living each day under a black cloud of sadness and pain. Simon consulted psychiatrists and psychologists of several schools, and read widely and critically in the psychological literature, desperate ...
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The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms

Nassim Nicholas Taleb - 2010 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
With fifty percent more material than the hardcover, this expanded edition of The Bed of Procrustes is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error ...
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Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder

Nassim Nicholas Taleb - 2012 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
The best-selling author of The Black Swan shares philosophical insights into how adversity and chaos can bring out the best in individuals and communities, drawing on multiple disciplines to consider such topics as the superiority of city states ...
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Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids: Why Being a Great Parent Is Less Work and ...

Bryan Caplan - 2012 - Family & Relationships - Limited preview
Argues that upbringing is much less important for development than genetics is and encourages parents to find ways to enjoy raising than children, rather than making the task a chore.
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Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder

Nassim Nicholas Taleb - 2012 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Antifragile is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series ...
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Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction

Philip E. Tetlock, Dan Gardner - 2015 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
A New York Times Bestseller An Economist Best Book of 2015 "The most important book on decision making since Daniel Kahneman's Thinking, Fast and Slow." —Jason Zweig, The Wall Street Journal Everyone would benefit from seeing further into the ...
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Singularity Rising: Surviving and Thriving in a Smarter, Richer, and More ...

James D. Miller - 2013 - COMPUTERS - Limited preview
Singularity Rising offers predictions about the economic implications for a future of widely expanding intelligence and practical career and investment advice on flourishing on the way to the Singularity.
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Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

Ashlee Vance - 2015 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary life of one of Silicon Valley’s most exciting, unpredictable, and ambitious entrepreneurs—a real-life Tony Stark—and a ...
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Solar Trillions: 7 Market and Investment Opportunities in the Emerging Clean ...

Tony Seba - 2010 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Solar Trillions reveals market opportunities worth $35+ trillion of the $382 Trillion the world will spend in energy by 2050. The author shows why solar is the most scalable clean energy source and why disruptive tech make it inevitable.Here are ...
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Foragers, Farmers, and Fossil Fuels: How Human Values Evolve

Ian Morris - 2015 - History - Limited preview
Most people in the world today think democracy and gender equality are good, and that violence and wealth inequality are bad. But most people who lived during the 10,000 years before the nineteenth century thought just the opposite. Drawing on ...
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