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    Neuroarthistory

    By John Onians

    Paperback £16.90

    Exploring the writings of major thinkers among them Montesquieu, Burke, Kant, Marx, and Freud, and leading art historians including Pliny, Winckelmann, Ruskin, Pater, Gombrich, and Baxandall, as well as artists such as Alberti and Leonardo and scientists from Aristotle to Zeki, John Onians shows how an understanding of the neural...

    English Fiction and the Evolution of Language, 1850-1914

    By Will Abberley

    Paperback £21.89

    Will Abberley explores how Victorian fiction and science imagined the evolution of language, providing a new, historical angle on current debates about language evolution and the language of science. Abberley offers fresh perspectives on authors including Thomas Hardy and H. G. Wells, and genres including utopian, historical and science fiction.

    Plato and the Nerd: The Creative Partnership of Humans and Technology

    By Edward Ashford Lee

    Hardback £17.43

    How humans and technology evolve together in a creative partnership. In this book, Edward Ashford Lee makes a bold claim: that the creators of digital technology have an unsurpassed medium for creativity. Technology has advanced to the point where progress seems limited not by physical constraints but the human imagination....

    Matter and Desire

    By Andreas Weber

    Paperback £11.45

    "Originally published in German as Lebendigkeit: Eine erotishe eOkologie by Keosel Verlag, a division of Verlagsgruppe Random House GmbH, Meunchen, Germany, copyright 2014.

    Irresistible

    By Adam Alter

    Paperback £7.85

    Attention spans are decreasing as our time spent glued to our screens are increasing, negatively affecting our ability to relax, sleep, develop relationships and achieve meaningful goals.

    Updating to Remain the Same: Habitual New Media

    By Wendy Hui Kyong Chun

    Paperback £11.45

    What it means when media moves from the new to the habitual-when our bodies become archives of supposedly obsolescent media, streaming, updating, sharing, saving.

    For Fun and Profit: A History of the Free and Open Source Software Revolution

    By Christopher J. Tozzi

    Hardback £16.86

    The free and open source software movement, from its origins in hacker culture, through the development of GNU and Linux, to its commercial use today.

    Science and the City: The Mechanics Behind the Metropolis

    By Laurie Winkless

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Cities are a big deal. More people now live in them than don't, and with a growing world population, the urban jungle is only going to get busier in the coming decades. But how often do we stop to think about what makes our cities work? Cities are built using...

    Rats, Lice and History

    By Hans Zinsser

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Supercell\'s Supercell Featuring Hatsune Miku

    By Keisuke Yamada

    Paperback Save £2.04 = £15.96

    The lead singer on Supercell's eponymous first album is Hatsune Miku-a Vocaloid character created by Crypton Future Media with voice synthesizers. A virtual superstar, over 100,000 songs, uploaded mostly by fans, are attributed to her. Supercell is a Japanese creator music group with the composer Ryo leading ten artists, who...

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