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  1. Fall, or Dodge in Hell | Neal Stephenson

    Author Neal Stephenson in conversation with Long Now Board Member, Kevin Kelly about his new book, "Fall, or Dodge in Hell"

    "Fall, or Dodge in Hell": https://www.harpercollins.com/9780062458711/fall-or-dodge-in-hell/ is pure, unadulterated fun: a grand drama of analog and digital, man and machine, angels and demons, gods and followers, the finite and the eternal. In this exhilarating epic, Neal Stephenson raises profound existential questions and touches on the revolutionary breakthroughs that are transforming our future. Combining the technological, philosophical, and spiritual in one grand myth, he delivers a mind-blowing speculative literary saga for the modern age.

    Neal Stephenson: https://www.nealstephenson.com is the bestselling author of the novels "Reamde", "Anathem", "The System of the World", "The Confusion", "Quicksilver", "Cryptonomicon", "The Diamond Age", "Snow Crash", and "Zodiac", and the groundbreaking nonfiction work "In the Beginning…Was the Command Line." He lives in Seattle, Washington.

    "Neal Stephenson - Fall, or Dodge in Hell " was given on June 06, 02019 as part of The Long Now Foundation’s “Conversations at The Interval” Salon Talks. These hour long talks are recorded live at The Interval, our bar, cafe, & museum in San Francisco. Since 02014 this series has presented ar…

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  2. Sleep is your superpower | Matt Walker

    Sleep is your life-support system and Mother Nature’s best effort yet at immortality, says sleep scientist Matt Walker. In this deep dive into the science of slumber, Walker shares the wonderfully good things that happen when you get sleep — and the alarmingly bad things that happen when you don’t, for both your brain and body. Learn more about sleep’s impact on your learning, memory, immune system and even your genetic code — as well as some helpful tips for getting some shut-eye.

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  3. Dr. Michael Eades - ‘A New Hypothesis of Obesity’

    Dr. Michael R. Eades received his BSCE degree in Civil Engineering from California Polytechnic University (Cal Poly), Pamona, California and his MD from the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences (UAMS).

    After completing training in General Surgery as UAMS, Dr. Eades (along with his wife) founded Medi-Stat Medical Clinics, a chain of general family medicine outpatient care centers in central Arkansas, where he practiced general family medicine for over a decade.

    In 1996, Dr. Eades co-authored (with Mary Dan Eades, MD), their first joint book project ‘Protein Power’, which became a national and international bestseller, selling over 3 million copies and spending 63 weeks on the NY Times Best Seller List.

    The Drs. Eades have appeared as guest experts on hundreds of radio and television shows across America. Their work has been featured regionally and nationally on NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, CNN, MSNBC, and CNBC and seen in such publications as Newsweek, the NY Times, the LA Times, the Washington Post, and USA Today.

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