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  • Factfulness

  • Ten Reasons We're Wrong About The World - And Why Things Are Better Than You Think
  • By: Hans Rosling, Ola Rosling, Anna Rosling Rönnlund
  • Narrated by: Simon Slater
  • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,157
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,032
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,022

Factfulness: The stress-reducing habit of carrying only opinions for which you have strong supporting facts. When asked simple questions about global trends - why the world's population is increasing; how many young women go to school; how many of us live in poverty - we systematically get the answers wrong. So wrong that a chimpanzee choosing answers at random will consistently outguess journalists, Nobel laureates, and investment bankers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 8 hours that will change your world view!

  • By Max Rådelius on 24-05-18

Be factful

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Reviewed: 01-05-18

Technology helps us to improve our life and blind our sight. This book and all Hans and Gapminder works help to see the true world we are living in not the misleading and fake world. In the era when information is gold hope we have more of Hans. I strongly recommend this book and all Hans talks and presentations.

  • What We Cannot Know

  • By: Marcus du Sautoy
  • Narrated by: Marcus du Sautoy
  • Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 253
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 237
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 233

Britain's most famous mathematician takes us to the edge of knowledge to show us what we cannot know. Science is king. Every week headlines announce new breakthroughs in our understanding of the universe, new technologies that will transform our environment, new medical advances that will extend our lives. Science is giving us unprecedented insight into some of the big questions that have challenged humanity ever since we've been able to formulate those questions.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Embrace the future of of uncertainty!

  • By Adisha on 19-05-16

such an interesting storytelling of science

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Reviewed: 17-03-18

it's an amazing book highly recommend it. it's smoothly with amazing storytelling way goes through all the scientific challenges, in way that u think u know

  • Dune

  • By: Frank Herbert
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Orlagh Cassidy, Euan Morton, and others
  • Length: 21 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,838
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,656
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,658

Shortlisted for the Audiobook Download of the Year, 2007.
Here is the novel that will be forever considered a triumph of the imagination. Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, who would become the mysterious man known as Maud'dib. He would avenge the traitorous plot against his noble family and would bring to fruition humankind's most ancient and unattainable dream.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A superb production of a sci fi classic!

  • By Peter on 21-07-07

great

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Reviewed: 22-01-18

really impressed, interesting book which make u curious to listen till end. it was a bit hard for me to follow at the beginning when the author introduced so many characters but when u know them all it just amaze u

  • The Second Machine Age

  • Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies
  • By: Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew McAfee
  • Narrated by: Jeff Cummings
  • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 174
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 143
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 144

In recent years, Google’s autonomous cars have logged thousands of miles on American highways and IBM’s Watson trounced the best human Jeopardy! players. Digital technologies — with hardware, software, and networks at their core — will in the near future diagnose diseases more accurately than doctors can, apply enormous data sets to transform retailing, and accomplish many tasks once considered uniquely human.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A decent summary

  • By Amazon Customer on 13-06-18

good to read

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Reviewed: 05-01-18

I suggest don't start a book by saying God creates technology, I know the irony but I tried to convince some people to read/listen to book and as soon as that quote comes up they stop! I know that's just a excuse but ...

  • The Art of Learning

  • An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance
  • By: Josh Waitzkin
  • Narrated by: Josh Waitzkin
  • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 410
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 354
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 349

The Art of Learning takes listeners through Waitzkin's unique journey to excellence. He explains in clear detail how a well-thought-out, principled approach to learning is what separates success from failure. Waitzkin believes that achievement, even at the championship level, is a function of a lifestyle that fuels a creative, resilient growth process.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • I didn't ask for an autobiography

  • By Amazon Customer on 07-12-15

great people should all write their biography

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Reviewed: 05-01-18

it's always a pleasure to read the life experiences of successful people. But I totally disagree if u do different things u will lose the quality! maybe meditation makes sb calm and against stress but for sb like me life is too short and I want to do as much as I can, and the results show the quality!

  • Ghostly Tales: An Audible Christmas Gift

  • By: Charles Dickens, E. F. Benson, J. H. Riddell, and others
  • Narrated by: Simon Callow, Sally Phillips, John Banks, and others
  • Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,913
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,632
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,630

The days are getting colder, the nights are getting longer, and as Christmas approaches the time is high for some ghostly tales. As an exclusive gift for Audible members, settle down, snuggle up and listen to four chilling ghost stories, read by Simon Callow. Four great stories, one master storyteller - what could be simpler than that?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • really well read

  • By Amazon Customer on 20-12-17

horror book should be unexpected

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Reviewed: 05-01-18

the performance was great but from the beginning it was obvious one of the character is up to something! does the unexpected make better horror?

  • Origin

  • By: Dan Brown
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael
  • Length: 18 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,941
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,491
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,487

The spellbinding new Robert Langdon novel from the author of The Da Vinci Code. Origin thrusts Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon into the dangerous intersection of humankind's two most enduring questions - and the earth-shaking discovery that will answer them.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Deception Point 2

  • By 451 on 10-10-17

admirable

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Reviewed: 31-10-17

i always facinated by Dan Brown way of explaining the most boring things in such an exciting way that I want to go to every place he describes to follow his route! Loved the book from the way he approaches the religious, science, and looking forward for next evolution

  • Homo Deus

  • A Brief History of Tomorrow
  • By: Yuval Noah Harari
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 14 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,860
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,260
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,233

Yuval Noah Harari, author of the best-selling Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, envisions a not-too-distant world in which we face a new set of challenges. Now, in Homo Deus, he examines our future with his trademark blend of science, history, philosophy and every discipline in between. Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the 21st century - from overcoming death to creating artificial life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Full of "wow, I never thought of it like that!"

  • By david on 17-03-17

lack something

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Reviewed: 24-08-17

the book was interesting but it has lack of something, it's like a history book but so what!? it gave an idea of future but it like a plain of possibilities. .. and i font agree to give all our privacy to Google and fb to have an understanding of oneself, what of they use them against us or with out us wanting that! E. g. If u are scientist and want to do a review study and Google scholar just show study who u like and related to u is that all u need for review? or do u need others which out against ur point of view , this can be extended to any matter

  • Sapiens

  • By: Yuval Noah Harari
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 10,971
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9,661
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,597

Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us. We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived. What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us sapiens? In this bold and provocative audiobook, Yuval Noah Harari explores who we are, how we got here, and where we're going.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Thought provoking but overconfident

  • By Jan W. H. Schnupp on 24-09-15

truth

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Reviewed: 14-08-17

at last someone dare to write and talk the truth! I like the author no prejudice points of view

  • Apex

  • Nexus, Book 3
  • By: Ramez Naam
  • Narrated by: Stephanie Cannon
  • Length: 23 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 46
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47

The explosive conclusion to Nexus and Crux. Global unrest spreads through the US, China, and beyond. Secrets and lies set off shockwaves of anger, rippling from mind to mind. Riot police battle neutrally linked protestors. Armies are mobilized. Political orders fall. Nexus-driven revolution is in here. Against this backdrop a new breed of posthuman children are growing into their powers.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Different narrator

  • By James on 20-05-16

amazing

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Reviewed: 12-07-17

Such an exciting book and trilogy. it felt like o could also get connected to the mind of people in the book and see through their eyes!