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 Vaclav Smil (2017)
Pages: 568, Final verdict: Great-read
Vaclav Smil, distinguished professor of the University of Manitoba, Canada, has
made a career of dissecting broad topics of society from food production, the
history of materials to energy.
A prolific writer, with more than 40 books published under his belt,...
By Jennifer A. Doudna (2016)
Pages: 281, Final verdict: Should-read
The power of controlling human evolution has long been an endeavour reserved to
realm of science fiction. For billions of years, our biological destiny has been
dictated by nature, expressed in Darwin's theory of evolution, where random
genetic mutations shape...
By Matthew Walker (2017)
Pages: 340, Final verdict: Should-read
Would you be interested in an inexpensive way of prolonging good health,
delaying aging, while improving memory and learning? Why We Sleep will convince
you that sleep works that magic. It will spark your curiosity, make you fall
asleep (to the...
By Richard Preston (2019)
Pages: 369, Final verdict: Great-read
The ebola epidemic of 2014 sent shock waves of terror across the globe. As the
virus spread with unstoppable force across West Africa, the world was flooded
with images of the people covered in full body suits, plastic tents turned into...