Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of Life is a book by Daniel Dennett which argues that Darwinian processes are the central organizing force that gives rise to complexity. Dennett asserts that natural selection is a blind and algorithmic process which is sufficiently powerful to account for the generation and evolution of life including the ins and outs of human minds and societies.
The Computer Contradictionary by Stan Kelly-Bootle is a satirical list of definitions of computer industry terms. It is an example of "cynical lexicography" in the tradition of Ambrose Bierce's The Devil's Dictionary. It was originally published as The Devil's DP Dictionary, in New York, by McGraw-Hill in 1981, ISBN 0070340226. DP stood for "data processing", a term formerly used to describe the software and hardware industries.
The Third Culture is a book by John Brockman which discusses the work of several well-known scientists who are directly communicating their new, sometimes provocative, ideas to the general public. John Brockman has continued the themes of 'The Third Culture' in the website of the Edge Foundation, where leading scientists and thinkers contribute their thoughts in plain English.
The First Stone: Some questions about sex and power by Helen Garner is a highly controversial non-fiction book about a 1992 sexual harassment scandal at Ormond College, one of the residential colleges of the University of Melbourne. It was first published in Australia in 1995 and was published in the United States in 1997.
Axiomatic is a 1995 collection of short science fiction stories by Greg Egan. According to amazon. co. uk, in the Axiomatic stories: "Egan delivers shocking body-blows to received ideas in thought-experiment stories that like Jorge Luis Borges's philosophical squibs are booby-trapped with terrible truths and paradoxes. " The Guardian describes it as "[w]onderful mind-expanding stuff, and well-written too."
The Road Ahead, a book written by Bill Gates, Nathan Myhrvold and Peter Rinearson and published in November 1995, summarized the implications of the personal computing revolution and described a future profoundly changed by the arrival of a global information superhighway.
The Contemporary English Version or CEV (also known as Bible for Today's Family) is a new translation of the Bible into English, published by the American Bible Society. An anglicized version was produced by the British and Foreign Bible Society, which includes metric measurements for the Commonwealth market.
The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice is a book by Christopher Hitchens about Mother Teresa's life and work. From the controversial title, the book criticizes Teresa as a political opportunist, who adopted the guise of a saint in order to raise money and spread an extreme religious ideology. Regarding his choice of the book's title, Hitchens has said, "it was either that or Sacred Cow, and I thought Sacred Cow would be in bad taste."
Socialist Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina was a socialist state that was a constituent country of the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. It is a predecessor of the modern-day Bosnia and Herzegovina, and was formed during a meeting of the antifascist resistance in Mrkonjić Grad on November 25, 1943.
Four Fs may stand for: Four Fs (military): Find, Fix, Flank, & Finish Four Fs (evolution): Fight, Flee, Feed, Fornication Friedrich Ludwig Jahn: Frisch, Fromm, Fröhlich, Frei Four Fs (legal): Fruit, foliage, fungi, flowers