Favorite Books of the Year 2018: 21 Lessons for the 21 century

What Harari has done here is quite a feat. He has squeezed what could easily been a series of books into one volume, covering topics like: —- ▪️The resurrection of nationalism. ▫️What to do in a post-jobs world. ▪️The opportunity cost of fighting terrorism. ▫️Why we need a deep understanding of suffering and how toContinue reading “Favorite Books of the Year 2018: 21 Lessons for the 21 century”

“Sapiens”, “Homo Deus” and “Now 21 Lessons for the 21 Century”. REVIEW.

While his other books, Sapiens and Homo Deus, focused on the past and the far future – this book focuses on the present and mankind’s immediate challenges. —- Topics are ranging from how to deal with disruptive technologies, the resurrection of nationalism and the relevancy of religions. Harari wants to shine a light on theContinue reading ““Sapiens”, “Homo Deus” and “Now 21 Lessons for the 21 Century”. REVIEW.”

Thoughts on: “Superintelligence” by Nick Bostrom

Bostrom paints a gloomy picture of what’s in store for us would we ever develop a superintelligence. It left me depressed, but I think it’s essential to have rudimentary understanding of the challenges a general artificial intelligence would entail. This book presents potential paths to reach superintelligence and dives deep into the problem of controllingContinue reading “Thoughts on: “Superintelligence” by Nick Bostrom”