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Charles Seife

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Proofiness: The Dark Arts of Mathematical Deception (2010)
3.59 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I have to say that the title does not really match the content. On the other hand I did like this book a lot. This is one of the few books I have read, which does not contain any obvious factual errors. It is nicely written and with well formed arguments. It is also one of the fe...
Os Números (Não) Mentem: Como a Matemática Pode ser Usada para Enganar Você (2012)
3.6 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: PROOFINESS. (2010). Charles Seife. *****.This is a fascinating exposition on how numbers and their treatment can – and are – used to influence us in the consideration of ideas or arguments. We are treated to a variety of clever ploys used in the presentation of data that are ...
Sun in a Bottle: The Strange History of Fusion and the Science of Wishful Thinking (2008)
3.86 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: There are plenty of books about the discovery of radioactivity, the Manhattan project, the atomic bomb and nuclear fission in general. This book focuses on fission's lesser-known cousin, nuclear fusion, the process that generates the energy we receive from the sun and other stars...
Virtual Unreality: Just Because the Internet Told You, How Do You Know It's True? (2014)
4.06 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: VIRTUAL UNREALITY: Just Because the Internet Told You, How Do You Know It’s True? (2014). Charles Seife. ****.The writer is a competent writer about subjects in science, and in this, his latest work, he takes on the internet. After a brief history of the system, he then gets ...
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