Hard-hitting and uplifting true stories of the women around the world facing extreme gender inequality who, when the wider community supports them to challenge the status quo, improve life for the whole of society.
AI is on the brink of a new dawn. And so are we... Telling the difference between humans and computers used to be easy. But artificial intelligence is now so advanced that it is capable of behaving, and even thinking, in ways that have long been considered exclusive to humankind. The time has come to rethink what being human actually means...
20th-century science and music, argues Jamie James, have rejected the Romantic separation of the two. The book provides a survey of the history of science and music, a reassessment of Romanticism and the modernist reaction to it, and a radical intellectual journey.
Presents man not as a fallen angel, but as a risen ape, remarkable in his resilience, energy and imagination, yet an animal nonetheless, in danger of forgetting his origins. This work provides insights on man's beginnings, sex life, habits and our astonishing bonds to the animal kingdom.
A guide to the Earth's natural wonders, covering over 5,000 species. It offers a survey of the Earth's natural history. From granites to grape vines, from microbes to mammals, it introduces and explains each geological and biological grouping in an informative way.