If there is one tool that I'd recommend you to master irrespective of your profession, that would excel. From what I have seen so far, everyone seems to be using Excel yet many people know only the basic of it, which often contributes to why working on spreadsheets seem so tedious and time consuming. Excel … Continue reading You should learn Excel
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.
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr My rating: 5 of 5 stars The book is narrated from multiple perspectives. Right from the start Anthony connects you with the characters. The same war, the same tragedy, the same story but through several eyes and for one without eyes. I took my time, read … Continue reading All the Light We Cannot See -Anthony Doerr
Maths in Minutes: 200 Key Concepts Explained in an Instant by Paul Glendinning My rating: 4 of 5 stars Turns out this book is really helpful. I know it's supposed to be basic but I would be way over my head to say that I have understood everything from it. I think part of the … Continue reading Maths in Minutes: 200 Key Concepts Explained in an Instant -Paul Glendinning
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson My rating: 4 of 5 stars Concise with some humor. Greatly enjoyed reading this book and learnt quite a few things(some unexpected). Never thought there would be so much about chemistry in this book. I think I now appreciate chemistry far more than earlier. My … Continue reading Astrophysics for People in a Hurry -Neil deGrasse Tyson