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Rationality: From AI to Zombies
4.36
it was amazing
Whew, I have finally finished “Rationality: from AI to Zombies” by Eliezer Yudkowsky, which is a collection of his posts from overcomingbias.com and l ...more
Aug 29, 2016
Jul 06, 2016
 
Mindstorms: Children, Computers, And Powerful Ideas
4.32
it was amazing
When I was in middle school, we had “informatics” classes. I remember that at some point we were shown the Logo environment and were tasked with drawi ...more
Feb 05, 2019
Jan 20, 2019
 
The Path to Power (The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Vol 1)
4.42
it was amazing
When I first read about “The Years of Lyndon Johnson” series, I couldn’t understand how it was possible to write a biography in five volumes that woul ...more
Aug 13, 2018
Jul 28, 2018
 
Bismarck and the German Empire
3.78
liked it
It was hard to read for a history noob like me (though more accessible than the Pflanze's version that I have tried reading before) so one reading was ...more
Mar 2020
Feb 17, 2020
 
The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers
4.24
it was amazing
Disclaimer: I haven’t read many books with business advice, so I do not have anything to compare it with.

That said, I liked “the hard thing about hard
...more
Jul 27, 2018
Jul 17, 2018
 
Means of Ascent (The Years of Lyndon Johnson, #2)
4.24
it was amazing
Obviously, “Means of Ascent” will be compared with “Path to Power”. But the fact that this volume pales in comparison with the first one does not mean ...more
Sep 15, 2018
Sep 08, 2018
 
Endless Frontier: Vannevar Bush, Engineer of the American Century
3.88
liked it
The part after Bush retires was way too long. But it was very interesting to read about his battles with the military, him cutting through the bureauc ...more
Oct 31, 2019
Oct 05, 2019
 
Science, Strategy and War: The Strategic Theory of John Boyd
4.25
really liked it
Very thorough dive into Boyd. The author spends the first half of the book just describing all ideas that inspired Boyd (apparently he looked through ...more
Dec 25, 2019
Dec 19, 2019
 
Certain to Win: The Strategy of John Boyd, Applied to Business
4.17
it was amazing
Concise, easy and fun to read, much better than any summary of Boyd's ideas you will find on the web. The advice in the book seems useful and explanat ...more
Mar 13, 2020
Mar 07, 2020
 
Finite and Infinite Games
3.90
liked it
There were some nice ideas. I think I didn't get a large part of it, will have to reread it in a couple of years. Though there is a chance that it is ...more
Sep 28, 2019
Sep 28, 2019
 
Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time
3.86
it was amazing
I am quite an introvert, and this book raised the value I put on connecting with other people, not only because it anecdotally shows how helpful such ...more
Aug 21, 2018
Apr 27, 2018
 
How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life
4.11
really liked it
A collection of useful thoughts on what you need to do to achieve more in your life, mostly from the author’s experience. Many ideas and tricks were e ...more
Aug 27, 2018
May 01, 2018
 
The Dark Forest (Remembrance of Earth’s Past, #2)
4.41
really liked it
Got bored of the space arc in the middle, but the book picked up steam afterward and the ending was great! Loved the dark forest theory (don't google ...more
Dec 27, 2019
Sep 29, 2019
 
Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs
4.04
really liked it
Short, light and fun book with some interesting insights from Apple's processes. Enjoyed it!
Dec 23, 2019
Oct 23, 2019
 
The Rise and Fall of the House of Bo
3.95
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Jul 21, 2018
 
Master of the Senate (The Years of Lyndon Johnson, #3)
4.39
it was amazing
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Nov 24, 2018
Oct 23, 2018
 
Founders at Work: Stories of Startups' Early Days
3.96
it was amazing
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Jul 16, 2018
Jul 09, 2018
 
Memo from David O. Selznick
4.17
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Dec 13, 2018
 
The Timeless Way of Building
4.34
it was amazing
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Jan 28, 2020
Jan 30, 2020
 
The Intelligent Investor
4.24
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Apr 19, 2018
 
The Making of the Atomic Bomb
4.36
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Oct 17, 2018
 
Judgment Under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases
4.13
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Aug 31, 2016
 
From Third World to First: The Singapore Story: 1965-2000
4.42
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Jun 07, 2018
 
Probability Theory
4.39
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Aug 31, 2016
 
The Financier (Trilogy of desire, #1)
4.28
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Sep 02, 2018
 
1984
4.18
really liked it
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Dec 11, 2013
 
Rational Choice in an Uncertain World: The Psychology of Judgement and Decision Making
3.90
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Aug 31, 2016
 
The Fabric of Reality: The Science of Parallel Universes--and Its Implications
4.11
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Mar 31, 2018
 
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
3.77
really liked it
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Jun 24, 2018
Dec 12, 2013
 
Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman
4.14
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Jan 13, 2019
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