Books I have read that have touched my soul.
Right now, I am re-reading When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
These are the books that have touched my soul. Have you read any of them? Are there any that have touched yours that you think I should read?
- Homo Deus- Yuval Noah Harari
- Cabeza De Vaca- A Land So Strange
- Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Philip K. Dick
- Speaker for The Dead by Orson Scott Card
- The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
- When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
- The Tempest by William Shakespeare
- Man’s Search for meaning by Victor Frankyll
- Teaching my mother how to Give birth by Warsan Shire
- The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
- Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald
- Questions for Ada by Ijeoma Umebinyuo
- Moby Dick by Herman Melville
- Cutting for stone by Abraham Verghese
- This Idea is Brilliant by John Brockman
- Complications by Atul Gawande
Articles that have influenced me a lot.
Speak Memory. By Casey Newton, appeared in The Verge.
When her best friend died, she rebuilt him using artificial intelligence.
The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI. by Will Knight in The MIT Technology Review.
No one really knows how the most advanced algorithms do what they do. That could be a problem.
The AI Revolution: The Road to Superintelligence, By Tim Urban for Wait But Why
We are on the edge of change comparable to the rise of human life on Earth. — Vernor Vinge
The Fermi Paradox By Tim Urban for Wait But Why
When confronted with the topic of stars and galaxies, a question that tantalizes most humans is, “Is there other intelligent life out there?” Let’s put some numbers to it.
Yet this fight to remain silent will not be enough: The smart city is more than just a city that watches and listens. City dwellers are constantly generating data about themselves, down to the vibrations of their footsteps.- GEOFF MANAUGH
Paul Ehrlich: ‘Collapse of civilisation is a near certainty within decades’ https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/mar/22/collapse-civilisation-near-certain-decades-population-bomb-paul-ehrlich