Pandora's Brain is now available as an audio book

The audible version of Pandora's Brain is now available at your local Amazon store.  You can even get it free if you subscribe to Audible's subscription service. The narrator is Joe Hempel, a very talented voice artist based in the US (see previous post). In some episodes of Top Gear, the anonymous test driver The Stig listened to audio books while working.  I wonder if he now works for the BBC or for Amazon?  Anyone got his number?

Creating an audio book – by recording artist Joe Hempel

This is a guest post by the voice recording artist Joe Hempel - seen here with a dentist's best client. Joe has done a great job of voicing Pandora's Brain, which will shortly be available as an audio book, and he is currently hard at work on the audio version of  Surviving AI. Joe is a diligent and talented recording artist, and it's been a pleasure working with him. So I invited him to explain a bit about the process of recording an audio book. --- When the audition for Pandora's Brain popped up on ACX (Amazon's audio creation exchange), I...
Book review: The Patient Will See You Now by Eric Topol

Book review: The Patient Will See You Now by Eric Topol

Eric Topol is a techno-optimist and a leading advocate of radical change in the medical profession. Judging by some of the reactions to this best-selling book, parts of that profession see him as a traitor. Smartphone revolution One of the two main themes in Topol's latest book is that the AI embedded in our smartphones is about to spark a revolution in healthcare. Paired with tiny sensing devices and accessing ever-increasing amounts of data, smartphone apps enable patients to monitor every aspect of our bodies.  Diagnoses can be made and prescriptions issued without us having to physically visit the doctor's...