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Last updated: July 22, 2013
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Atheist, biologist, author, "The Selfish Gene", meme, "The God Delusioin"
Professor at Columbia, Berkeley and John Hopkins, economist at World Bank, now Finance Minister of his native Afghanistan
Psychologist, linguist, cognitive scientist, "The Better Angels of Our Nature" "The Language Instinct" "The Blank Slate" "The Stuff of Thought"
World Bank and later Minister of Trade, Finance and Defence in post Hussien Iraq, "The Crisis of Islamic Civilization"
Keynesian economist, Nobel prize winner, critic of austerity, NYT columnist
Lacanian psychoanalysis, most annoying philospher alive,
Developmental economist, social choice theory, Nobel in 1998, argues against austerity
Physicist, "________ Boson" CERN proved him correct, expected to be given a Nobel this year
Former director of UN International Atomic Energy agency, Nobel peace prize 2005, led opposition to President Morsi of Egypt, possible PM of Egypt
Mohamed El Baradei
"Thinking Fast and Slow", psychologist, behaviorial economist, Nobel in 2002
Physicist, Nobel 1979, propoent of final theory, "Cosmology" "Lake Views"
"Guns, Germs, and Steel" "Collapse" "The World Until Yesterday"
Neurologists, "The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat" "Awakenings" "Hallucinations"
Chinese artist, knows for his work on the "Birds Nest" for the Olympics and "Sunflower Seeds" at the Tate, arrested and jailed by the Chinese in 2011 for 88 days
Indian writer and political activist, winner of the 1997 Booker Prize for "The God of Small Things", now writes on the status of women, corporate corruption and Kashmiri independence
Statistician, political blogger and NYT columnist, correctly predicted all 50 states in the 2010 election, "The Signal and the Noise"
Iranian film director, "About Elly" "A Separation", won an Oscar for Best Foreign Language film and nominated for Best Screenplay
South Korean economist, now at Cambridge, "23 Things They Didn't Tell You About Capitalism", highly critical of free market economics
Ha Joon Chang
Professor of philosophy and law at University of Chicago, "The Fragility of Goodness" "The New Religious Intolerance"
South African-American entrepreneur and inventor, PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla Motors
American philosophy professor at Harvard know for his "Justice" course available free online, "What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limites of the Market"
Conservative British financial historian, "Civilization: The West and the Rest", best example of an arrogant academic, professor at Harvard
Swedish statistician and physician, co-founded Médecins sans Frontières, Trendalyzer software for the anaysis of statistics was purchased by Google in 2007.
American journalist, fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, "Gulag" "Iron Curtain", Pulitzer Prize, married to the Polish Foreign Minister
American geneticist and entrepreneur, one of the first to sequence the human genome, working on synthetic life forms
Feb 9, 2015
Nice quiz, but only got 7 correct.
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