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Dr. Ken Nakamura is a neurologist who specializes in diagnosing and treating patients with Parkinson’s disease at the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Clinic. He also runs a research laboratory at the Gladstone Institutes, where he investigates how disruptions of mitochondria—the “power centers” of cells that convert nutrients into energy—contribute to the development and progression of Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease.
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Life 3.0
Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
by Max Tegmark (Jul 31, 2018)
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In this authoritative and eye-opening book, Max Tegmark describes and illuminates the recent, path-breaking advances in Artificial Intelligence and how it is poised to overtake human intelligence. How will AI affect crime, war, justice, jobs, society and our very sense of being human? The rise of AI has the potential to transform our future more th...
K Ken Nakamura
Sep 14, 2019
I read this great book by @tegmark Highly recommended for all future generation, for everyone should think about AI. Thus in my opinion, since everyone should know about AI, the first half of the book should be required reading in high school.     source
The Big Picture
On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself
by Sean Carroll (May 16, 2017)
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The instant New York Times bestseller about humanity's place in the universe--and how we understand it."Vivid...impressive....Splendidly informative."--The New York Times "Succeeds spectacularly."--Science"A tour de force."--Salon Already internationally acclaimed for his elegant, lucid writing on the most challenging notions in modern physic...
K Ken Nakamura
Jul 18, 2019
I finished "The BIG Picture" by @seanmcarroll It is a great book, must read for everyone. I have 2 comments: 1) In P134, the author implied that even History can be considered a science, which was quite surprise for me. (to be continued)     source
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The Quantum Labyrinth
How Richard Feynman and John Wheeler Revolutionized Time and Reality
by Paul Halpern (Oct 16, 2017)
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The story of the unlikely friendship between the two physicists who fundamentally recast the notion of time and historyIn 1939, Richard Feynman, a brilliant graduate of MIT, arrived in John Wheeler's Princeton office to report for duty as his teaching assistant. A lifelong friendship and enormously productive collaboration was born, despite sharp d...
K Ken Nakamura
May 24, 2019
I finished the book a few weeks ago. The book is the must read for anyone who has any sort of intellectual curiosity. Incidentally, I have one comment. The V-A theory of the weak interaction is also discovered by JJ Sakurai (Physics Today's obituary by Yoichiro Nambu)     source