What I’m Reading

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The main thing I miss about graduate school is reading two or three books a week. I don’t read near that much now, but I’m also never not reading a book or two. Here’s what is on my nightstand now, and what’s coming up next. These books are general non-fiction. I have my more educational data science reading on my progress page.

In the middle of:

  • Waking Up  by Sam Harris
  • The Coddling of the American Mind by Greg Lukianoff & Jonathan Jaidt
  • From Eternity to Here by Sean Carroll

In the pipeline (in no particular order):

  • Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  • Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy by Cathy O’Neil
  • Automate This: How Algorithms Came to Rule Our World by Christopher Steiner
  • 10% Happier by Dan Harris
  • Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz.

Recently Completed:

  • Mindfulness in Plain English by Bhante Henepola Gunaratana
  • Incompleteness: The Proof and Paradox of Kurt Gödel by Rebecca Goldstein
  • All The Rage: Buddhist Wisdom on Anger and Acceptance edited by Andrea Miller
  • The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World by Pedro Domingo
  • Getting Started with SQL by Thomas Neild (O’Reilly)
  • Inadequate Equilibria: Where and How Civilizations Get Stuck by Eliezer Yudkowsky
  • The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail, but Some Don’t by Nate Silver
  • Free Will by Sam Harris
  • Learn Python 3 the Hard Way by Zed A. Shaw
  • Collusion: Secret Meetings, Dirty Money, and How Russia Helped Donald Trump Win by Luke Harding
  • The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

Have a suggestion? Leave a comment!


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