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An Introduction to Statistical Learning by Gareth James
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Generosity by Richard Powers
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I really, really like Powers. This is a very accessible book compared to his other work. As usual, it is excellently written, the science (this time genetics of psychological traits) is firmly grasped, yet he rarely (thank god) actually explains much ...more
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Superintelligence by Nick Bostrom
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Bostrom's introduction into the problematics of Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) is a very good first stop for newcomers to the topic. The material focuses mostly on existential risk factors and mitigation strategies. The book gives also some ba ...more
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The Tunnel by William H. Gass
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The Machinery of Freedom by David D. Friedman
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The Moral Sayings of Publius Syrus by Publius Syrus
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Damned stoics and their timeless wisdom. Do you have to rub it into our faces that we didn't really learn anything in 2000 years? (nothing apparently, except for lightning rods... check mate Syrus!*)


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Maximize Your Potential by Jocelyn K. Glei
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A bunch of short essays of the "A study has shown XY so you should live your life/do your job like..."-kind.

The redeemable part is a few actually good quotes.

Using a Thiel-like 2 by 2 analysis, the book epitomizes the "indeterminate optimistic" appro
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Schild's Ladder by Greg Egan
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