Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman

Because Kahneman is supposed to have influenced Gladwell (a favorite of mine) and because I have been on something of a brain book jag, I’m in. This one examines two kinds of thinking, intuitive (think Gladwell’s “Blink”) and deliberate.

STATUS: IN PROGRESS
MY RATING: TBD
MY FORMAT: AUDIOBOOK (Unabridged)
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Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe, George Dyson

I heard this book mentioned somewhere in the media and, having enjoyed books like Levy’s Crypto and Neal Stephenson’s Cryptonomicon, I thought the story of von Neumann’s Institute for Advanced Study would be right up my alley.

STATUS: COMPLETED 5/21/2012
MY RATING:
★★★★
MY FORMAT: AUDIOBOOK (Unabridged)
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The Winner's Brain, Jeff Brown, et al

I enjoyed “Spark” and am going to continue to read some of the more interesting books out there on the function of the brain. I guess this is part of my Kurweilian effort to re-engineer my own biology.


STATUS: COMPLETED 4/01/2012
MY RATING:
★★★★★
MY FORMAT: AUDIOBOOK (Unabridged)
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The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology, Ray Kurzweil

I’ve gotten interested in Ray Kurzweil after watching the Transcendent Man documentary and find his views and interests similar to my own, so I look forward to this book.


STATUS: COMPLETED 4/27/2012
MY RATING:
★★★★
MY FORMAT: AUDIOBOOK (Unabridged)
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