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Bad choices : how algorithms can help you think smarter and live happier / Ali Almossawi.
Probabilities.
Decision making -- Mathematical models.
Algorithms.
Sequential analysis.

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Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood / Trevor Noah.
"One of the comedy world's fastest-rising stars tells his wild coming of age story during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. Noah provides something deeper than traditional memorists: powerfully funny observations about how farcical political and social systems play out in our lives. Trevor Noah is the host of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, where he gleefully provides America with its nightly dose of serrated satire. He is a light-footed but cutting observer of the relentless absurdities of politics, nationalism and race--and in particular the craziness of his own young life, which he's lived at the intersections of culture and history. In his first book, Noah tells his coming of age story with his larger-than-life mother during the last gasps of apartheid-era South Africa and the turbulent years that followed. Noah was born illegal--the son of a white, Dutch father and a black Xhosa mother, who had to pretend to be his nanny or his father's servant in the brief moments when the family came together. His brilliantly eccentric mother loomed over his life--a comically zealous Christian (they went to church six days a week and three times on Sunday), a savvy hustler who kept food on their table during rough times, and an aggressively involved, if often seriously misguided, parent who set Noah on his bumpy path to stardom. The stories Noah tells are sometimes dark, occasionally bizarre, frequently tender, and always hilarious--whether he's subsisting on caterpillars during months of extreme poverty or making comically pitiful attempts at teenage romance in a color-obsessed world; whether's he's being thrown into jail as the hapless fall guy for a crime he didn't commit or being thrown by his mother from a speeding car driven by murderous gangsters."--

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Dead reckoning / Caitlin Rother.
Describes how former child star Skylar Deleon, aided by his pregnant wife and a criminal associate, brutally murdered Tom and Jackie Hawks, a retired couple, for their fifty-five-foot yacht.


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Infinite Tuesday : an autobiographical riff / Michael Nesmith.
Rock musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Autobiographies.
Nesmith, Michael.

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Killers of the Flower Moon : the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI / David Grann.
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation -- Case studies.
Osage Indians -- Crimes against -- Case studies.
Murder -- Oklahoma -- Osage County -- Case studies.
Homicide investigation -- Oklahoma -- Osage County -- Case studies.
Osage County (Okla.) -- History -- 20th century.

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Letterman : the last giant of late night / Jason Zinoman.
Comedians -- United States -- Biography
Television personalities -- United States -- Biography.
Letterman, David.

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Lion / Saroo Brierley ; with Larry Buttrose.
Brierley, Saroo.
Adoptees -- Australia -- Identification.
Adoptees -- Australia -- Biography.
Missing children -- India -- Biography.
Biographies.

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Mirror touch : notes from a doctor who can feel your pain / Joel Salinas, M.D.
"Challenging our understanding of what it means to be human, Joel Salinas, a Harvard-trained researcher and neurologist at Massachusetts General, shares his experiences with mirror-touch synesthesia, a rare and only recently identified neurological trait that causes him to feel the emotional and physical experiences of other people. Performing a spinal tap, he feels the needle slowly enter his lower back. If a disoriented patient flies into a confused rage, Salinas slips into a similarly agitated physical state, and when a patient dies, he experiences an involuntary ruin--his body starts to feel vacant and lifeless, like a limp balloon. Susceptible to the pain and discomfort of his patients, most of whom suffer from a host of disorders and extreme injuries, Salinas uses his trait to treat their symptoms, almost as if they were his own. At the same time, in his personal life, his mirror touch blurs the boundaries between himself and those close to him until he ends up inextricably entangled, no longer able to differentiate where he ends and someone else begins. Salinas refers to his condition as a kind of compulsory mindfulness, a heightened empathic ability that offers him invaluable clues about how to see and live the world through other people's perspectives. This heightened sense of awareness is at the center of Mirror Touch. Through his experiences, both in his neurological practice and his personal life, Salinas offers readers insights about mirror-touch synesthesia and how the brain, in its endless wonder, can sometimes perform in a nearly superhuman, extrasensory way. In the process, Salinas reveals the full power and potential of his trait, as well as its thorny complications and often debilitating limitations. Beautifully written with intelligence and compassion and anchored by the latest developments in neurology, psychology and psychiatry,Mirror Touchis an enthralling and wholly original investigation into the unexplored corners of the brain, where the foundation of human experience and relationships take root--everything it means to think, to feel, and to be"--

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Move fast and break things : how Facebook, Google, and Amazon cornered culture and undermined democracy / Jonathan Taplin.
Electronic commerce
Internet -- Social aspects.
Google (Firm)
Literature and the Internet.
Online social networks.
Amazon.com (Firm)
Music and the Internet.
Facebook (Electronic resource)
Art and the Internet.