If I had to gift something to a very curious child, I cannot think of a more appropriate gift than this book. From wheels, pulleys, zippers, engines to the touchscreen, smartphones, 3D printers and drones, this book has them all illustrated and explained.
A Heart Surgeon’s Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table
I thought I knew what to expect with this one but I was taken by surprise. This is in my opinion the best book of Khaled Hosseini that I have read, his masterpiece. I found reading from the various perspectives and timelines very pleasant. Khaled has a way with words that I wish I had. His characters are humane, with flaws, that feels relatable.
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman My rating: 4 of 5 stars We think we are the paragons of rationality; that we have valid and logical reasons to makes decisions the way we do, to have opinions the way we have, and to choose what we do. Kahneman's research might be hard to digest … Continue reading Thinking, Fast and Slow -Daniel Kahneman
Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction by Philip E. Tetlock My rating: 4 of 5 stars The book is a must read for everybody and not just data analysts/scientists (though i suspect they might be the most interested). It is full of insights and lessons and I was pleasantly surprised to find even bits … Continue reading Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction -Philip E. Tetlock
Business Adventures by John Brooks My rating: 4 of 5 stars The core concepts of the different themes are still as much relevant today as it was during the time of those events (some more than others). This book is full of anecdotes and lessons about how the market behaves, how certain events helped shaped … Continue reading Business Adventures -John Brooks
Le Petit Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry My rating: 4 of 5 stars Just what I needed. Light toned, makes you smile yet also makes you rework your perspective of what is important in life. Reading this book felt like getting in touch with my childhood. Definitely recommended.