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reading mostly non-fictional books to learn new stuff. But occasionally I'm reading Sci-Fi and History.

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Ananyo Bhattacharya: Man from the Future (2021, Penguin Books, Limited) No rating

The smartphones in our pockets and computers like brains. The vagaries of game theory and …

Next year, when Rust attended a banquet at Göttingen, he asked Hilbert whether it was true that mathematics had suffered after the removal of Jews. ‘Suffered?’ replied Hilbert. ‘It hasn’t suffered, Herr Minister. It just doesn’t exist anymore.’

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Dan Nott: Hidden Systems (Paperback, 2023, Penguin Random House LLC, Random House Graphic) 5 stars

Hope for sequels, but these 3 are important

5 stars

Takes three pervasive infrastructures and in a simple graphic treatment breaks them down in systematic detail, in historical and social context, and prompts questioning inequities and future reconsiderations of these built systems and their relationships to our global ecological society.