This past summer, Bill Gates gave away one copy of this book to every single 2018 college graduate in the United States. Barack Obama just named it as one of his top books of 2018. Factfulness is really that good. If you weren’t one of the lucky ones, then, likeRead More →

The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined came out in 2011, but it’s still the book I most frequently recommend after Factfulness (read my review here). The New York Times Book Review selected it as a Notable Book of the Year, Bill Gates called it “the mostRead More →

One of the more novel shows of this summer has been NBC’s “Reverie,” which grapples with the potentials and risks of realistic virtual reality. The show stars Sarah Sashi (Person of Interest) as Mara Kint, a former negotiator for the police who left after she failed to prevent her brother-in-lawRead More →