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Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software by Steven Johnson
. . . If you’ve searched for information of the Web, played a video game, or accepted a collect call using voice recognition software, you’ve already encountered the new world of artificial emergence. Provocative, engaging, and sophisticated, Emergence puts you on the front lines of a sweeping revolution in science and thought.
Mind Wide Open: Your Brain and the Neuroscience of Everyday Life by Steven Johnson
Brilliantly exploring today’s cutting edge brain research, Mind Wide Open is an unprecedented journey into the essence of human personality, allowing readers to understand themselves and the people in their lives as never before.