The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Publish date: February 25th 2014
Publisher: Allen Lane
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
, Popular Science
, Science Nature
Kaku is a good explainer (expounder? teacher through writing?) of science, and this is a good read. It's thought-provoking and exciting. He makes the same mistake he usually does, which is over-simplification and presenting possibilities as givens. In short, he promises us way too much and sweeps...
Every so often an author makes a stab at, "what makes humans special from all other animals". Michio Kaku does his best through defining humans through their ability to simulate the future both in space and time. He uses this definition for human consciousness and specialness and goes about explaini...
I’ve loved Michio Kaku’s books since high school, maybe earlier. He was able to write about theoretical physics in such an approachable, interesting way. Since reading his books, this is a topic which I always want to learn more about. As someone in working in science, I now also appreciate his abil...
I have this out of the library right now but I don't know if I'll even read it because 1) it is only available in OverDrive and 2) I cannot get the sound of Kaku sucking on a damn hard candy on The Daily Show out of my head whenever I think of this book. Who the hell goes to an interview with a damn...
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