Nick Bilton’s treatment of Ross Ulbricht is a lot more even handed than I would have been.
Can mathematics help a person become more skeptical?
I don’t think this book had the desired effect.
The problem with predicting how society will go wrong based on what is wrong now is that it assumes all the factors will stay the same. Whoops.
This book is meant to be a critique of the newest form of post-modern philosophy, and what it ultimately morphed into.
There are a lot of books I can throw into the ‘read for the wrong reason’ category. This is one
David Crystal wrote a nice little coffee-table of linguistic factoid.
It isn’t enough to have just a valid point. You also need to have a sound argument.
If you come into a book looking to answer just one question, you may come out of it disappointed.