One of the biggest challenges with solving problems upstream is that it is exceedingly hard to prove causation.
If you have no desire to go that far in the study of the English language, The Elements of Eloquence will just leave your brain in a state of paralysis.
Biology was one of my favourite subjects in school and “The Science of Being Human: Why We Behave, Think and Feel the Way We Do” is a joy to read (at least to me).
It took me forever to finish The 4-Hour Workweek because I can’t get over the nagging suspicion that Tim Ferriss is an overrated “lifehacks” aggregator. The author is clever to put a passage that addresses doubters at the beginning of the book. But by the end of the book, my suspicion is more or less… Read More »
What’s interesting about The Ultimate Question 2.0 is that the authors didn’t just highlight everything good about the Net Promoter system.
Section 31: Control details the grim prospects of an artificial superintelligence (ASI) running amok due to a lack of, well, control.