I generally like to come up with snappy titles for my book reviews, but this book’s actual title gets right to the point. Ghost Fleet is a novel about a fictional World War 3. The trouble… is that this fiction is all too plausible. Written by P.W. Singer, a political scientist and specialist on 21st […]
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I know full well that this is going to make me sound like an old man, but I’m going to say it anyway: people don’t read enough these days. People are arguably reading less, and according to a 2013 study by the U.S. Department of Education and the National Institute of Literacy, 32 million adults […]
“The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.” — Marcus Aurelius Years ago, during the height of my Tim Ferriss fanboyism, I read an interview that Tim did with BoingBoing on what Tim called his “personal operating system.” Tim was talking about Stoicism (I’ll elaborate in a bit here), […]
Ask anyone you know: the Millenial generation (ages 21 to 36) views money differently. UBS Wealth Management says we’re definitely more conservative than our parents and may in fact be the most cautious investors since the 1930s Great Depression era. We’ve experienced the impact of overly leveraged financial markets, easy credit (including student loans), fewer good jobs, and a widening […]
I’ve had a real hankering for Sci-Fi the last few months. Actually, if I’ve being completely accurate here, I’ve almost always got a hankering for good Sci-Fi. There’s just so much bad stuff that when I find something good – like Daemon and Freedom by Daniel Suarez – I’m really, really excited. So without further […]