Daniel Eden, Designer

Library

The book cover for “An Individual Note of Music, Sound, and Electronics” by Daphne Oram

An Individual Note of Music, Sound, and Electronics 

Daphne Oram

The book cover for “Bird By Bird” by Anne Lamott

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Anne Lamott

The book cover for “The Code Book” by Simon Singh

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Simon Singh

For example, consider this short sentence. It contains just 35 letters, and yet there are more than 5 quintillion (that's 5 followed by 31 zeroes) distinct arrangements of them. If one person could check one arrangement per second, and if all the people in the world worked night and day, it would still take more than a thousand times the lifetime of the universe to check all the arrangements.

The book cover for “Dataclysm” by Christian Rudder

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Christian Rudder

The book cover for “Debt: The First 5,000 Years” by David Graeber

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David Graeber

“IMF Warns Second Bailout Would ‘Threaten Democracy,’ ” reads one headline. (Of course by “democracy” they mean “capitalism.”)

The book cover for “Design as Art” by Bruno Munari

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Bruno Munari

The book cover for “Designing Design” by Kenya Hara

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Kenya Hara

The book cover for “Designing News” by Francesco Franchi

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Francesco Franchi

The book cover for “Drunk Tank Pink” by Adam Alter

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Adam Alter

The book cover for “The End of Policing” by Alex S. Vitale

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Alex S. Vitale

A kinder, gentler, and more diverse war on the poor is still a war on the poor.

The book cover for “Object-Oriented Ontology” by Graham Harman

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Graham Harman

The book cover for “The Order of Time” by Carlo Rovelli

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Carlo Rovelli

The book cover for “A Short History of Nearly Everything” by Bill Bryson

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Bill Bryson

…for 3.8 billion years, a period of time older than the Earth’s mountains and rivers and oceans, every one of your forebears on both sides has been attractive enough to find a mate, healthy enough to reproduce, and sufficiently blessed by fate and circumstances to live long enough to do so.

The book cover for “The Signal and The Noise” by Nate Silver

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Nate Silver

One economist sees a $100 bill sitting on the street and reaches to grab it. “Don’t bother,” the other economist says. “If it were a real $100 bill, someone would already have picked it up.”

The book cover for “The Sixth Extinction” by Elizabeth Kolbert

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Elizabeth Kolbert

The book cover for “Thinking, Fast and Slow” by Daniel Kahneman

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Daniel Kahneman

The book cover for “Typographie” by Emil Ruder

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Emil Ruder

The book cover for “Word By Word” by Kory Stamper

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Kory Stamper

The book cover for “Your Brain Is a Time Machine” by Dean Buonomano

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Dean Buonomano

Whether of color, sound, or the passage of time, our conscious experiences are in essence illusions, convenient running narratives of what the unconscious brain determines are the most relevant events happening in the extracranial world.