Books I enjoyed the most in 2018

My 2018 reading list was filled with really amazing selections and some very long books! Looking forward to 2019. The list of the books I rated with 5 out of 5 stars on my Goodreads list for 2018. Cover Title Author My Thoughts Breakfast of Champions Vonnegut, Kurt Fantastic satire, really loved the way this … Continue reading Books I enjoyed the most in 2018

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Losing our humanity

I recently had an experience of calling my internet/phone/tv provider to reschedule a service appointment. First, I tried the online option but - due to business rules - the program would not allow rescheduling the appointment. I was instructed to return to the main menu, or use "chat service" which was currently unavailable. I called … Continue reading Losing our humanity

Book review: Super Freakonomics

I enjoyed Super Freakonomics (as an audio book) for the same reasons that I enjoyed its predecessor, Freakonomics. The economist authors' clever stories and digressions remind us to question data analysis and statistics presented by so-called experts. As the saying goes, "There's lies, damned lies, and statistics". Narrow interpretations of scientific studies and data are … Continue reading Book review: Super Freakonomics