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Sem categoria 15/01/15

The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle over General Relativity

General Relativity have always been an intimidating topic for most people. The book makes it specially clear while recounting the story of the beginnings of the theory when almost all scientists ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

Sem categoria 10/01/15

The Innovators – How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution

This is not the first Biography I’ve read that was written by Walter Isaacson. He is a phenomenal writer. The Innovators, I have to admit, didn’t impress me as much. The book consists ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

Sem categoria 16/01/14

Life at The Speed of Light – From the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital Life

Quickly passing through the most important events in the history of biology and genetics, the author goes through his own endeavors pioneering the human genome sequencing and successfully ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

Sem categoria 06/01/14

Sending The Singularity University Shield to the Edge of Space

Based at NASA Research Park in Moffett Field, California, Singularity University is a one of a kind. It was devised with the goal of teaching students about exponential technologies and how to ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

Sem categoria 04/01/14

An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth – What Going to Space Taught Me About Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything

Most know for its Space Oddity performance on board of the International Space Station, Chris Hadfield wrote this book in a format that resembles more a memoir than a guide. Reading it, ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

Sem categoria 14/12/13

The Science of Fear – Why We Fear the Things We Shouldn’t — and Put Ourselves in Greater Danger

The terrorist attacks of 9/11/11 are the perfect example of how fear can put ourselves in greater danger. After seeing the airplanes hitting the World Trade Center on the TV, people decided that ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

Sem categoria 05/10/13

How to Create a Mind – The Secret of Human Thought Revealed

Much like the Singularity is Near, and pretty much all other book from Ray Kurzweil, this one is certainly going to cause some stir in you. Ray tells you of how a mind can indeed be reproduced, ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

Sem categoria 30/09/13

Abundance – The Future is Better Than You Think

We’re used to hear about doomsday news every day, and we have literally become accustomed to the “fact” that we are a hopeless generation, that will soon become extinct by ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

Sem categoria 10/07/13

The Discoverers – A History of Man’s Search to Know His World and Himself (Book One – Time)

This book is a treasure chest full of memories on how we have gotten where we are today. Learning of the past mistakes and successes helps us avoid present pitfalls and flirt with a brighter ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

Sem categoria 17/05/13

Nanobots that will deliver insulin on demand in your bloodstream

Talking about Singularity, and how some of Ray Kurzweil predictions are already coming true I found this research that developed a nanobot capable of mimicking the pancreatic activity and deliver ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

Sem categoria 24/10/12

Review: The Power of Habit – Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

“We become what we repeatedly do.” Sean Covey at The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective Teens Insightful analysis on how our brain develops habits using the most recent and intriguing cases studied ...

Adriano Marques
CEO at XNV

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