Recommendation Triptych: Rise of the Machines

Books reviewed: The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology by Ray Kurzweil (2006) The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee (2014) The Economic Singularity: Artificial...

Recommendation Triptych: America in the 1920s

This time I’ve got three books that I recommend reading in a specific order, from broad-spectrum overview to a discrete, specific event that happened in the summer of 1927. I think reading these books in that order, one after another, gives a very nuanced perspective...

Why We Get Fat

I try not to be too evangelical about going paleo, because diet really is a very personal choice and what works beautifully for me doesn’t work for everyone. But I feel I need to write about this book, which is not a book about paleo or is even a...

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