Last modified: Wed, 12 Aug 2020

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

Marginal Revolution

Alex Danco

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