Foreword Reviews

  1. Book Reviews
  2. Science

Book Review

Augmented Mind

by Susan Waggoner

"Augmented Mind" is a realistic and exciting look at the future of digital technology. Alex Bates’s "Augmented Mind" is an encouraging and realistic look at the potential future of AI. The premise of this short, sound, and fascinating... Read More

Book Review

Who's Afraid of AI?

by Matt Sutherland

If you’re worried about computers becoming masters of the world, don’t hold your breath: the greatest minds in artificial intelligence can’t imagine even the first baby steps to building a machine as complex as the human brain,... Read More

Book Review

Making Eden

by Barry Silverstein

"Making Eden" is a sweeping history of plant evolution that demonstrates both the development and fragility of plant life. Natural sciences professor David Beerling’s book is a comprehensive evolutionary history that traces the birth... Read More

Book Review

The Cosmic Mystery Tour

by Matt Sutherland

Neutron. Photon. Hydrogen. Helium. Gravity. Strong forces. Dark matter. Black hole. These are some of the major players in our universal theater, and yes, there’s a fair bit of complexity to the system. Even so, shouldn’t we spend... Read More

Book Review

Big Lonely Doug

by Barry Silverstein

The educational, engaging story of a single tree that became symbolic of environmental activism, "Big Lonely Doug" by Harley Rustad dramatizes the conflict between human consumption and the environment. The story revolves around a... Read More

Book Review

Calculus in 5 Hours

by Nancy Powell

Calculus in Five Hours is an excellent beginner’s guide to first semester calculus. Dennis Jarecke’s succinct version of a first semester, college-level calculus course, Calculus in Five Hours, contains useful tips and tricks for... Read More

Load More