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Atomic Habits

We are all creatures of habits, good and bad, and instilling new ones like eating well, or exercising, or simply remembering to pay bills on time can be so freeing.

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AI for Everyone

Short and engaging easy to understand course on what AI is about. What I love about this course is that it talks about value AI in industries as well as

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What is “scientific”, really?

Given the current emphasis on “believing in science” (a meaningless category of belief), I can’t recommend highly enough Zoltan Dienes’ exploration of scientific inference – Understanding Psychology as a Science:

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All Tech is Human

All Tech is Human is one of the most active organizations I’ve found so far. There are lots of papers written on the topic which you can access on their

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The Cut Up Technique (Bowie & Burroughs)

First popularized by William S Burroughs, this creative method gained even more attention when it was cited by David Bowie. Bowie described the application of this method to help inspire

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Joseph Campbell – Hero’s Journey

The Hero with a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell was published in 1949 and has had a far reaching impact on storytelling ever since. In fact, the hero’s journey as

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On Writing by Stephen King

I picked this up thinking it would just be an interesting read and that it wouldn’t apply to me as I didn’t do creative writing. Then I realized once I

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The Extreme Self

I found this at Foyles in Waterloo station in London recently, while I was waiting around. I wish I could say this happened more often as I love any excuse

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The Egg – Andy Weir

Philosophical look at the nature of time, the universe and consciousness in a few pages…it made me look at everyone else in a different way.

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Bayesian Statistics: The Fun Way

Provides a decent enough primer about Bayesian Statistics with, per the author’s claim, fun examples. Despite the frolics, some of the examples can be quite instructive, such as estimating the

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Dawson City – Frozen in Time

Imagine finding reels of long lost footage from the turn of the last century. Not just any old footage but long forgotten-about film showing the first hand experiences of the

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My Octopus Teacher

You’ve probably heard of this for an Oscar winning reason. This film on Netflix won Best Documentary this year and it was well deserving. The star of the film is

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Made for Love HBO Max

Ok it was bound to be a technology related one! Made for Love has a premise that I couldn’t resist. What if a technology could create a ‘love’ chip that

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Ask for a starting bonus

This is the advice that people thank me for most often! Sometimes, it doesn’t matter how hard you negotiate, the employer just can’t match your expectation for base salary, stocks,

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Mass by Jim Baggott

If you ever wondered what the Higgs Boson particle was and why it caused so much excitement then this book on Mass by Jim Baggott is a worthwhile read. Baggott

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The Order of Time by Carlo Rovelli

I discovered the The Order of Time by Carlo Rovelli a few years ago and it reignited my interest in Quantum Physics. This is the original review that reeled me in. The title caught

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