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The Second Machine Age by Erik Brynjolfsson
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As a software developer I spend a lot of time thinking about the future of the economy in an age where machines will easily and cheaply replace human labor. This book gives a solid overview of my concerns with a healthy dose of optimism I didn't have ...more
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The Big Short by Michael   Lewis
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While the writing style is a little rough and the story made probably much longer than it had to be - this is important stuff for anyone with an interest in the markets to know. Has be very interested in reading Liar's Poker.
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The Naked Chef by Jamie Oliver
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A cook book that reads like a biography - this is a must for anyone who loves to cook looking for new inspiration. Everything in the book is simple but amazing food. Oliver removed my fear of - and gave me my love of - making home made breads and pas ...more
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I'm Just Here for the Food by Alton Brown
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Full of Brown's usual mix of humor, science and flavor, I love this book. It's not the kind of book you'll grab to reference recipes from before a dinner party. It's the kind of book you'll read and pass on to friends so they can learn too.
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Eragon by Christopher Paolini
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A fast fun read I picked up when I saw my son reading it. Wouldn't call it great (not like when Danny got me into Harry Potter) - but good enough that I'll read the sequel.
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When Computers Were Human by David Alan  Grier
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Greek Mathematical Thought and the Origin of Algebra by Jacob Klein
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Microcognition by Andy  Clark
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