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Life 3.0: Max Tegmark *** 19 September 2017 - Trying to explore how super-intelligent AIs would transform our world, physicist Tegmark ends up with a considerable amount of futurology.
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UFO Drawings from the National Archive: David Clarke *** 13 September 2017 - A curiosity - excellent collection from British government archives, for those interested in the sociology of UFO spotting.
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The Science of Food: Marty Jopson **** 8 September 2017 - Plenty of interesting content in this well-written, short exploration of the science around cooking and food production.
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Exodus: Alex Lamb *** 17 September 2017 - A meaty, sophisticated space opera with multiple points of view and a mix of hi-tech, bio-tech and virtual reality.
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Crashing Heaven: Al Robertson **** 11 September 2017 - An excellent SF thriller. Uses brilliant cyber concepts, including the symbiotic 'puppet' Hugo Fist, to set the scene for a life and death struggle for central character Jack Forster.
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Thought X: Rob Appleby and Ra Page (Eds.) ***** 6 September 2017 - This collection of short stories achieves the near-impossible feat of being both excellent stories and great illustrations of science/philosophy thought experiments.
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