I’m an infovore; here’s my diet. Some of my favourite links, approximately in reverse chronological order by time of reading. Bold = highly recommended:
The Scholar’s Stage
The Everything Store
Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy: Reconfiguring the Three-Player Game between Markets, Speculators and the State
The Art of Doing Science and Engineering
The Revolt of the Public and the Crisis of Authority in the New Millennium
The Case Against Education - provides very convincing evidence for the strength of the signalling model of education
An Outsider’s Tour of Reinforcement Learning - perspectives on the current RL landscape from the perspective of robust control
The Innovator’s Dilemma
Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China
Facebook: The Inside Story
Human Compatible: Artificial Intelligence and the Problem of Control
The Bitcoin Paper
When Tailwinds Vanish
Debt is Coming
Stratechery - insightful analysis of the strategy of technology.
Quantum Country - if you want to understand what Quantum Computing is about quickly, and recall what you’ve learned, this is the book for you.
Quantum Computation and Quantum Information
Zero to One - insightful thoughts about startups and business.
Genetic Algorithms in Plain English
Neural Networks and Deep Learning
Sustainable Energy - without the hot air - first-principles analysis of sustainable energy (especially on the technical section), which really helped me to get to grips with the nature of this issue.
Linear Algebra Done Right