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From smart sci-fi to the latest in science and technology, we talk to authors and discuss books of interest to CNET readers.

From smart sci-fi to the latest in science and technology, we talk to authors and discuss books of interest to CNET readers.
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San Francisco, CA

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From smart sci-fi to the latest in science and technology, we talk to authors and discuss books of interest to CNET readers.

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English


Episodes

Brad Thor on Backlash and the dangers of social media

7/15/2019
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The best-selling spy thriller author explains why he'll never trust Alexa. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:32

Neal Stephenson uploads us into the digital afterlife (CNET Book Club)

6/27/2019
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The author of Fall, or Dodge in Hell (and creator of the Metaverse) talks about his newest sci-fi epic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:47

CNET Book Club: Blake Crouch messes with your memories in "Recursion"

6/11/2019
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The author of the Wayward Pines series dives into the nature of memory and alternate timelines in his new high-tech thriller. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:18

CNET Book Club: Tim Maughan on the dangers of big data and smart cities... or what if we broke the internet?

5/17/2019
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The author of the new near-future novel Infinite Detail discusses AR, what's wrong with AI, and imagines our broken future. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:42

Josh Frank on bringing the Marx Brothers and Salvador Dalí together

4/4/2019
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In Giraffes On Horseback Salad, the author and his collaborators, including Tim Heidecker, bring a long-lost film project to life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:02

Douglas Rushkoff on why we all need to join Team Human

3/23/2019
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The author of Present Shock and Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus talks about his new book, and how the future of technology lies in human collaboration. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:22

Holiday 2018 gift guide special

12/21/2018
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Find a great gift idea with these books that are only available, or only really work, in physical dead-tree form, from a lavishly illustrated history of Dungeons & Dragons to the creativity-inspiring Wonderbook. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:49

Jaron Lanier on the future of VR and why we should all quit social media

6/20/2018
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Episode 5: The VR pioneer shows us just how much we're being manipulated by Facebook. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:08

Episode 4: 'Down the River Unto the Sea' by Walter Mosley

3/19/2018
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We talk to the legendary author about his detective fiction, including a new book set in modern-day Brooklyn, as well as his genre-bending sci-fi. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:55

Episode 3: 'Artemis' by Andy Weir

11/14/2017
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The best-selling author of "The Martian" tackles his next celestial body by taking the action of "Artemis" to the first city on the moon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:55

Episode 2: 'Walkaway' by Cory Doctorow

10/19/2017
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In our new podcast about tech-related books, we talk to the author of a novel that explores what happens when people just walk away from everything. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:09:43

Episode 1: Borne by Jeff VanderMeer

8/25/2017
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In our new podcast we talk about books we think you'll like, from science and technology to sci-fi and thrillers. In this episode, author Jeff VanderMeer calls in to talk about his new post-apocalyptic novel, Borne. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:45