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Continuing Education 2015-10-14T17:07:10+00:00

On-line Resources

Books & Audio

On my reading stack for when I return to the U.S. …

“Stone into Schools” by Greg Mortenson
“Bursts” by Albert-Laszlo Barabasi
“Absolutely Small” by Michael Fayer
“Adam’s Tongue” by Derek Bickerton
“The Language of Life” by Francis Collins
“Eight Stories from the Rest of the Robots” by Isaac Asimov
“Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth” by Buckminster Fuller
“The Tipping Point” by Malcolm Gladwell
“Our Choice” by Al Gore
“The Philip Dick Reader” by Philip Dick

Top picks of the last few years …

MIT’s “Cognitive Psychology Lectures” (audio pod casts): PSY900 and PSY901
“Understanding the Universe: An Introduction to Astronomy” by Alex Filippenko, Great Courses DVDs
“Life of the Cosmos” by Lee Smolin
“Witnessing for Peace” by Munib Younan
“Packing for Mars” by Mary Roach
“Born to Run” by Christopher McDougall
“A Universe from Nothing” by Lawrence M. Krause
“The Black Hole War” by Leonard Susskind
“Cycles of Time” by Roger Penrose
“The Grand Design” by Stephen Hawking & Leonard Mlodinow
“The Universe in a Nutshell” by Stephen Hawking
“Ancestor’s Tale” by Richard Dawkins
“Guns, Germs, & Steel” by Jared Diamond
“Kinds of Minds” by Daniel Dennett
“Spiritual Machines” by Ray Kurzweil
“A Brief History of Everything” by Ken Wilber
“Lies my Teacher Told Me” by James W. Loewen
“Change your Brain, Change your Life” by Daniel G. Amen, M.D.
“In the Land of Invented Languages” by Arika Okrent
“The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature” by Steven Pinker
“Next of Kin” by Roger Fouts
“A Tour of the Calculus” by David Berlinski
“From Good to Great” by Jim Collins
“Freedom & Wilderness” by Edward Abbey
“Non-Violent Communication” by Marshall Rosenberg
“The Tau te Ching” by Dr. Wayne Dyer
“The Only Dance There Is” by Ram Dass