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Soonish

By: Dr. Kelly Weinersmith,Zach Weinersmith
Narrated by: Dr. Kelly Weinersmith,Joseph May
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Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Soonish by Kelly and Zach Weinersmith, read by Kelly Weinersmith and Joseph May.

What will the world of tomorrow be like? How does progress happen? And why don't we have a lunar colony already?

In this witty and entertaining audiobook, Kelly and Zach Weinersmith give us a snapshot of the transformative technologies that are coming next - from robot swarms to nuclear fusion powered toasters - and explain how they will change our world in astonishing ways. By weaving together their own research and interviews with pioneering scientists, the Weinersmiths investigate why these innovations are needed, how they would work and what is standing in their way.

©2017 Dr. Kelly Weinersmith, Zach Weinersmith (P)2017 Penguin Audio

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Certainly not as it was described.

The narrators delivered the book in a very condescending tone, I felt like I was transported back to preschool. The female narrator was especially irritating to listen to, she sounded like she didn’t have a lot of experience in narrating books and her high pitched squeaks were ear piercing. Despite the fact that this book only recently released, most of the facts and stories were very common knowledge to a space enthusiast or were very old information, a lot of which was already outdated by newer science. It seems like the book was a very long time in the making and the authors never bothered to go back and amend any recent scientific discoveries before they published it. So disappointing.

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