The stories centre around different criminal and non-criminal elements, all enmeshed in either committing or combatting cybercrime
It is very much like Thinking, fast and slow, in that it details the various ways that our brain works against us when it comes to being rational.
Joanna Russ methodically goes through the various reasons, throughout the decades, that women’s (and other marginalised groups) writing is classed as inferior.
Do what you want is a history of one of my favourite bands, Bad Religion, who have been a band longer than I have been alive
In short, the book looks at the period of Central Asian history of greatest scientific and other enquiry, taking us on an amazing voyage across a huge breadth of time and geography.
This is such a great book, even though the subject matter is so tough. What I love about Kat’s writing is that it is effortless, and also very funny, even when the subject matter is about cancer.
ecause Internet looks at internet language and culture, from a linguistic perspective. Which seems a bit stuffy, but is in fact, really very interesting. I liked how lots of the way we think about language and the internet fit in neatly with linguistic theory.
Essentially, Hannah Fry takes us through where algorithms already exist and how they are currently affecting our lives. She takes on a ride through areas like crime, policing, cars, health and art, highlighting the benefits but also the risks.
In this book, Ezra Klein sets out his analysis for why the US political system has become polarised. It’s well crafted and persuasive, using a raft of political, psychological and historical evidence to put weight behind his argument.
The main argument is that we no longer have a debate about what ‘value’ means in the economy. Because of this, the economy has slowly started to become rent-seeking, maximising extracting wealth from people and companies, rather than making longterm investments.