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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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Something Deeply Hidden
Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime
Sean Carroll - Sep 10, 2019
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As you read these words, copies of you are being created. Sean Carroll, theoretical physicist and one of this worlds most celebrated writers on science, rewrites the history of 20th century physics. Already hailed as a masterpiece, Something Deeply Hidden shows for the first time that facing up to the essential puzzle of quantum mechanics utterly t...
K Ken Nakamura
Sep 15, 2020
You got to read this book if you have any intellectual curiosity.      source
Life 3.0
Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
Max Tegmark - Jul 31, 2018 (first published in 2017)
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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
Sean Carroll - May 16, 2017 (first published in 2016)
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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...
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
The Quantum Labyrinth
How Richard Feynman and John Wheeler Revolutionized Time and Reality
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 history In 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 ...
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