By Caroline Criado Perez (2019)
Pages: 411, Final verdict: Must-read
Reading about discrimination, unfair labour, and prejudice against women became
normal. We can surprisingly see that gender inequality is still hardly
understood by many following such reports. The same people claiming that
significant progress has been made are those who...
By Rutger Bregman (2019)
Pages: 400, Final verdict: Great-read
Rutger Bregman is not your average historian. 32, Dutch, he rose to fame with
his 2014 best-seller Utopia for Realists, where he shared his thesis for
reconstructing modern society with "utopian" like universal basic income or a
shorter workweek. His stardom...
By Ray Dalio (2017)
Pages: 552, Final verdict: Great-read
What principles does one of the most successful investment managers of the last
40 years live by?
At some point in life people decide it is time to share their recipe for
success. For Ray Dalio, that time came at the...
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...