By Bill Bryson (2019)
Pages: 450, Final verdict: Should-read
In the early 2000s I remember seeing an odd book at the front store of a bookshop. Its unusual title - A Short History of Nearly Everything - caught my attention. It told the story of the world (starting with the...
By Judea Pearl & Dana Mackenzie (2018)
Pages: 432, Final verdict: Great-read
I had countless discussions with my thesis supervisor on the causes of road
traffic accidents. I was proposing to build an AI model to predict which
variables had more impact and all I had was an enormous dataset. For...
By Bog Iger (2019)
Pages: 272, Final verdict: Great-read
Bob Iger had a remarkable run as the CEO of Disney. From 2005 to 2020 Disney
stock rose more than 400%, it released dozens of box-office hits, and he
transformed the media landscape with the acquisitions of Pixar, Marvel,
By Jonathan Haidt (2006)
Pages: 243, Final verdict: Must-read
How should we live our life in order to be happy? The Happiness Hypothesis is
the first book by psychologist Jonathan Haidt, today a professor of business
ethics at New York University and an expert in the field of psychology concerned...
By Gregory Zuckerman (2019)
Pages: 357, Final verdict: Great-read
Jim Simmons is one of the most secretive and fascinating man in Wall Street. A
mathematician and former code breaker for the US government, he is the founder
of Renaissance Technologies, one of the world’s most lucrative hedge funds. In...