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The Antidote by Oliver Burkeman
"This is a short and sweet review of some cognitive philosophies and thoughts about their application success by modern humans. I did LOL a couple of times. Because I thought it would be more about actual human cognition/cognitive psychology inform..." Read more of this review »
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
"Holy crap this audiobook is long. Here's the deal. Listen to classic psychological social psychology experiments for weeks. Hear about people's cognitive biases. Learn why people make financial decisions that they do. Be mind-boggled about the end..." Read more of this review »
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The Postmodern Pedagogue by Arthur Asa Berger
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Berger's book ends with the sentence "In a postmodern society, one must use postmodern methods to reach postmodern students."

Based on his own experience as a university professor Berger provides plenty of information how how he acquired skills and c
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Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
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Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
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Fascinating plot that interleaved our obsession with everything digital from ebooks and Google's apparently unlimited abilities to physical books, bookshops and human action that makes drives the story forward. It's the protagonist's actions and not ...more
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The Self-Tracking by Gina Neff
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Excellent book that provides a critical discussion of tracking devices, technologies and practices.
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Smile or Die by Barbara Ehrenreich
Smile or Die
by Barbara Ehrenreich
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Ehrenreich systematically discusses the 'happiness movement' and its development from the Protestant Ethic. She shows how this movement underpins on the one hand the self-help movement on the other hand arguments by the rich and by corporation for pe ...more
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Old New Media by Paul Grosswiler
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