William Poundstone is the author of fourteen books, including the international bestseller Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google? He lives in Los Angeles.
`Thoroughly entertaining reading and it's not hard to foresee a future in which readers everywhere will find it impossible to put down.' * <i>E&T Magazine</i> * `A fascinating sweep through so many interesting and important insights into how we can understand our future, masterfully knitted together.' -- Bobby Duffy, author of <i>The Perils of Perception</i> `One of the best science writers of our time has taken on one of the most interesting and important subjects of all time - how to predict the future under great uncertainty... A gripping read.' -- Michael Shermer, author of <i>Heavens on Earth</i> `A very interesting and definitive book on this subject.' -- J. Richard Gott, astrophysicist and author of <i>The Cosmic Web</i>