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The (Mis)Behavior of Markets
4.02
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I first heard about the efficient market theory in Law School. I remember thinking at the time what obvious bullshit it was. But it was academia, and ...more
Aug 23, 2010
Aug 17, 2010
 
Good Calories, Bad Calories: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom on Diet, Weight Control, and Disease
4.18
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I've often been asked what's the best way to lose 10 lbs quickly, usually by someone who is getting ready for some major event. A few times, I've answ ...more
Jul 31, 2011
Jul 24, 2011
 
Outliers: The Story of Success
4.11
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Gladwell's basic argument is that people can't pull themselves up by their own bootstraps, and that everyone who is successful had some help, and some ...more
Jun 25, 2013
Jun 26, 2013
 
In the Beginning...Was the Command Line
3.79
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This is a fifteen year old essay on operating systems that is still interesting, in a few ways. It has some nice ideas about operating systems and inf ...more
Jun 13, 2014
Jan 04, 2012
 
The Voyage of the Beagle
4.03
it was ok
For a long time (too long), it looked like it was going to take me longer to read this book than it took the Beagle to sail around the world. Darwin w ...more
Feb 19, 2016
May 18, 2010
 
The Essence of Chaos
3.74
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I picked this up because I'm interested in studying markets and technical analysis. The Black Swan talks a bit about fractals and the Mandelbrot set. ...more
Aug 16, 2010
Jul 26, 2010
 
Science Since Babylon: Enlarged Edition
4.00
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Apr 27, 2010
 
Younger Next Year: A Guide to Living Like 50 Until You're 80 and Beyond
4.05
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Apr 27, 2010
 
Yoga Anatomy
4.24
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Apr 27, 2010
 
The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher
4.14
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Apr 27, 2010
 
Dogs: A Startling New Understanding of Canine Origin, Behavior  Evolution
4.27
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Apr 30, 2010
 
A Random Walk in Science
4.06
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Apr 27, 2010
 
The Origins of Modern Science
4.12
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Apr 27, 2010
 
Take Care of Yourself: The Complete Illustrated Guide to Medical Self-care
3.89
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Apr 27, 2010
 
Ever Since Darwin: Reflections in Natural History
4.12
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Apr 27, 2010
 
The Mismeasure of Man
4.04
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Apr 27, 2010
 
The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History
4.10
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Apr 27, 2010
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