Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language – Gretchen McCulloch
read more Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language – Gretchen McCulloch
There are some books you didn’t even know you needed until you read them.
read more Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries – Kory Stamper
This book is truly excellent journalism. Just try to go into it without spoilers.
read more Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World’s First Digital Weapon – Kim Zetter
I picked up some nostalgia bait and read it.
read more Niente di nuovo sul fronte di Rebibbia – Zerocalcare
Another book that tried to explain why everything feels wrong now-a-days.
read more The Revolt of the Public: And The Crisis of Authority in the New Millenium – Martin Gurri
Attacks on Post-modernism are so frequently right-wing screeds. This one doesn’t even try to hide it.
read more Higher Superstition: The Academic Left and Its Quarrels with Science – Paul Gross and Norman Levitt
A whole lot of bravado from one of America’s founders.
read more The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin – Benjamin Franklin
As far as I can tell, Janelle Shane wanted to put a cute and cuddly face on Artificial Intelligence, and this is exactly what the field needs.
read more You Look Like A Thing and I Love You: How Artificial Intelligence Works and Why It’s Making the World a Weirder Place – Janelle Shane
Intelligence is communal. I asked around, and apparently this makes sense.
read more The Knowledge Illusion: Why We Never Think Alone – ￼Steven Sloman and Philip Fernbach
Without it being a comment on the book itself, I have no idea why I read this.