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A Dalai Lama Reading List

From global ethics to Buddhist practice — Lion's Roar's recommendations from the Dalai Lama’s vast and varied body of writings.The post A Dalai Lama …

Meditation

The New Meaning Of Self-Consciousness That Not Everyone Understands

We have all been told to stop being so self-conscious probably as many times as we’ve told someone to stop being so self-conscious. We have come to …

Self-awareness

10 books to read if you love Westworld

Books to Read After Re-Entering <i>Westworld</i>

Science Fiction

All the books Bill Gates has recommended over the last eight years

Bill Gates has become a powerful influence on publishing. An endorsement from the philanthropist and Microsoft cofounder can cause tangible sales spikes, reminiscent of the golden ticket that once came with being picked for Oprah’s book club.<p>So just what does Gates read? Quartz manually compiled …

Books

15 Sci-Fi Books To Read If You Need A Break From Dystopian Novels

Dystopia novels seem to be more popular than ever these days. Between <i>The Handmaid's Tale</i>and <i>The Hunger Games</i> and the disturbing resurgence of <i>1984,</i>the …

The Tibetan Passion Book puts the Kama Sutra in the shade

Gendun Chopel’s long, dizzying poem is not only spectacularly explicit but a deeply sensitive guide to the different needs of men and women<p>The Tibetan artist and poet Gendun Chopel was born in 1903. He was identified as an incarnate lama, and ordained as a Buddhist monk. In 1934 he renounced his …

9 Really Long Classic Novels You Should Finally Get Through This Summer

With nothing on the agenda but sun and fun, vacations offer the perfect time to read lengthy books you'd never get to tackle otherwise. On the list …

Two apps to help you start meditating, and one for when you’re ready to go deeper

Our phones, with all their dings, distractions, and addictiveness, may also be our best bet for bringing some mindfulness back into our lives.<p>New York Times columnist David Gelles, author of <i>Mindful Work: How Meditation Is Changing Business From the Inside Out</i><i>,</i> learned to meditate in India 10 years …

Meditation

Columbia and Yale scientists found the spiritual part of our brains—religion not required

Scientists seek to quantify everything—even the ineffable. And so the human search for meaning recently took a physical turn as Columbia and Yale University researchers isolated the place in our brains that processes spiritual experiences.<p>In a new study, published in Cerebral Cortex (paywall) on …

The Brain

50 Must-Read Books with Gorgeous Writing

We book lovers read so much, and so widely, that we’ve seen it all. The good, the bad, the so-bad-it’s-good, the meh, the life changing. And we’ve …

Books

12 books Elon Musk thinks everyone should read

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, and other larger-than-life tech companies, somehow also seems to find time to read.<p>Musk has said that reading a variety of books — from epic works of fantasy like the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy to complex how-to books on building rockets — is crucial to his …

Elon Musk

Bill Gates Shares the 5 Books You Should Read This Summer

Bill Gates wants you to do some serious thinking this summer. For his annual list of the best books to read this season, Gates has selected five …

Books

6 Books That Are More Addictive Than Your Favorite Netflix Show

Netflix is great when you have several dozen hours to kill…but it’s probably healthy to turn the TV off every once in awhile. If you’re looking to …

What to read next? A summer book list like no other

So many books, so little time, and, worst of all, so little space. It is a privilege to write for The Washington Post every week, particularly given my eclectic — some would say eccentric — tastes. Yet for every title I review, there are a half dozen I would like to cover and cannot. I am allocated …

Books

Can Integrated Information Theory Explain Consciousness?

Understanding the biology behind consciousness (or self-awareness) is considered by some to be the final frontier of science. And over the last …

Mark O’Connell: five books to understand transhumanism

Kurzweil argues AI will become so powerful we will become immortal creatures of infinite intelligence and capability<p>As humans, we are defined by, among other things, our desire to transcend our humanity. Mythology, religion, fiction and science offer different versions of this dream. Transhumanism …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft launches Project Brainwave, its deep learning acceleration platform

Microsoft today announced at its Build conference the preview launch of Project Brainwave, its platform for running deep learning models in its Azure cloud and on the edge in real time.<p>While some of Microsoft’s competitors, including Google, are betting on custom chips, Microsoft continues to bet …

Want to remember your dreams? Make sure to take *this* vitamin before bed

If you’ve had one too many dreamless nights lately—or maybe you just tend to forget them the instant you wake up—there might be a way to start …

Sleep

What’s the difference between consciousness, watching, mindfulness and awareness?

What’s the difference between consciousness, watching (or witnessing), mindfulness and awareness?<p><b>Thinking and feeling</b> are activities of the mind. As …

Neurosurgeon Eric Leuthardt: ‘An interface between mind and machine will happen’

I now see companies emerging actually promising to do what I wrote about in fiction Eric Leuthardt<p><b>Dr Eric C Leuthardt, 45, is a neurosurgeon at Washington University in St Louis. He is also the co-founder of NeuroLutions, a research laboratory developing direct</b> <b>interfaces between mind and computer</b><b>.</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists Discover Biophotons In The Brain That Could Hint Our Consciousness is Directly Linked to Light!

Scientists found that neurons in mammalian brains were capable of producing photons of light, or “Biophotons”!<p>The photons, strangely enough, appear …

The Best Modern Philosophy Books

<b>We’ve now explored both the most important philosophy books as well as the best philosophy books for beginners, however – naturally these lists are</b> …

University of British Columbia

The Most Overlooked Books of 2017 (pg. 2)

by Filip Springer, translated by Sean Bye<p>"Lucid and literate: a brilliant model of historical writing about place and a beguiling treat for armchair …

Books

The Most Overlooked Books Of 2017

<i>Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.</i><p><b>The Talented Ribkins</b> by Ladee Hubbard<p>"To describe this novel, as someone inevitably will, as <i>Song of Solomon</i> reimagined as a Marvel Comics franchise is to shortchange its cleverness and audacity.” Hubbard shrewdly molds the pop-culture …

The 10 Best Books of 2017

The year’s best books, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.

The 50 best books of 2017

Best books of 2017 – part two

From moving memoirs to far-reaching fiction, the wonders of science and the lessons of history, novelists, poets and critics pick their best reads of the year<p><b>Part one:</b> George Saunders, Ali Smith and others share their favourites<br>• Nominate your books of the year in the comments below<p>Anything is …

Popular Fiction

50 essential books about New York City

Curbed editors and NYC experts picked their favorites<p>There are hundreds, if not thousands, of books about New York City—broad overviews of its history, deep dives into topics like gentrification or architecture, novels that capture a particular moment in time, the list goes on. And in coming up …

100 Notable Books of 2017

<i>The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec.</i> <i>4</i><i>, 201</i><i>6</i><i>, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>AMERICAN WAR.</b> <i>By Omar El Akkad. (Knopf, $26.95.)</i> This haunting debut novel …

Books

Book Review: 'The Music Shop' is a memorable read with a great playlist

Book Reviews