Hear my interview with Ira Flatow on how we can use swarm intelligence to make better group decisions
National Public Radio “Science Friday” (September 10)
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Len Fisher Books
NEW The Perfect Swarm: The Science of Complexity in Everyday Life
How we can use simple rules such as those that produce swarm intelligence to help steer our way through the complexities of life.
“This would be my nominee for book of the year, if it wasn’t still only January. [Other popular science authors] will find Fisher a hard act to follow.” Dr John Gribbin, author of Deep Simplicity. Read Dr Gribbin’s full review
Rock, Paper, Scissors: Game Theory in Everyday Life
What we can do as individuals to help overcome the underlying problems that get in the way of personal and international cooperation.
Selected by The University of North Florida as text for the 2009-2010 UNF Reads! freshman common reading program.
Weighing the Soul – The Evolution of Scientific Ideas
How seemingly bizarre questions have led to surprising (and useful) answers to the big questions of science.
How to Dunk a Doughnut – The Science of Everyday Life
How to use science to help solve the practical problems of everyday life: dunking, cooking, shopping, using hand tools, playing sport, and even the physics of sex!
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