Books

Contagious is a book about what makes content go viral. Berger identified 6 factors that make people want to share a certain type of content or idea. If you can build some of these factors into your content, there’s a chance people will feel compelled to share it.

You probably saw some of my posts about the book 12 Rules for Life. And if you saw them, you know that I really disliked this book. What happened after that and what do I think about it? I’ll share a bit of that, so keep reading if…

This book of rules is meant to help people live better lives. Although the idea of the book seems very promising, I was extremely disappointed with it.

Lost Connections is a book that wants to challenge the idea that depression is caused just by a chemical imbalance in the brain. Johann Hari suffered from…

In this book, Chomsky tries to analyze the influence of the US, its recent decline and its intervention in other regions of the world. Chomsky, a renowned intellectual, author and political activist, criticizes the US and…

This is a book that explains what it means to be a highly sensitive person, how this affects your life and how to manage situations that can overwhelm you…

The Book of Why is a book about the study of cause and effect or causal inference. Judea Pearl explains how this field is different from statistics, how necessary it is and how it was created – despite the resistance of some statisticians…

Team Human is a fascinating book that paints an overview of the ways technology and humanity have influenced each other. People have always tried to invent new mechanisms and mediums to make their lives easier and better. These inventions often worked and benefited humanity…

Weapons of Math Destruction is a book focused on the ways mathematical models (algorithms) can increase inequality in the US. O’Neil provides some scary examples of how much damage algorithms can do.

Factfulness is a book that was written to prove to you that the world is getting better – much better than you think. But, like most people, you probably believe the world is getting worse, so Rosling uses statistics to prove his point.

If you want to read more, choosing the right books is crucial – especially until reading becomes a habit. But how can you choose good books?

Check this out for a list of over 50 great non-fiction books you’ll want to read.

Becoming is the autobiography of Michelle Obama, the First Lady and wife of Barack Obama. I’m sure you know who she is and, like me, you probably admired her for many reasons: her education, her strength and for being a good role model for all women out there.

I truly believe that if you read more and better books, you can become a new person and your entire life can change. But how can you read more? Here’s a list of simple and useful tactics that will help you start develop the amazing habit of reading!

This is a book that tries to convince you to delete your social media accounts. Why? Lanier believes that social media has a negative effect on your life and the world we live in.

I’ve decided to make a list of the best books I have read – books that are eye-opening, informative and science-based. In short, these are books that can change your life – or, at least, your mind.

Hooked is a book that will teach you how to build habit-forming products. If you are currently building an app, this book can help you create a great app that people will habitually use and love. It explains a four-step process that…

In a world that is more and more connected, we need to learn how to disconnect and live a great life. The book Digital Minimalism aims to help you beat your social media addiction and take back control of your time…

Atomic Habits is one of the best personal development books that I’ve ever read. However, even this statement doesn’t do it justice. Many personal development books are filled either with information that is…

Brave New World is a classic novel published in 1932. But it is a book like no other! It tells the story of a world that exists in the far future, a world that is very different to the world we live in. It is a science-fiction and futuristic…

The Power of Meaning is a book that explores what is it that makes life worth living. This is a complicated question and people have been trying to answer it for centuries, if not since the beginning of time…

As the title suggests, The Willpower Instinct is a book about willpower or self-control. In it, Kelly McGonigal talks about the factors that increase or decrease our ability to control our behaviour. She draws on research to explain how…

I have recently read the book “Cosmos” by Carl Sagan and I was very impressed with it. It’s an overview of the history of the Universe that reminds us how likely it is that evolution would shape us and our world in this amazing way…

Cosmos is a book about the Universe. It aims to help us understand the vast and complex world we live in. In this book, Sagan tells us about the way the Universe appeared and evolved, how the human species evolved and…

This is a book about the present world and some of the challenges we are currently facing. Yuval Noah Harari analyzes some these challenges, trying to explain what could be the causes and factors behind them. Some of the…

I do not normally read novels since I prefer non-fiction books. However, last month I wanted to find a novel to have a light read option for my vacation. As I was looking around a bookshop, this was one of the book that got my…

Jaron Lanier is one of the pioneers of virtual reality. That would make us think that he supports the development of VR and technology in general. And he does – but not blindly. In this book, he explores some of the ways technology…

The book Optimism over Despair is a collection of interviews with Noam Chomsky. If you never heard about him (like me), Chomsky is an author, historian, linguist and cognitive scientist. He was called an “intellectual giant”…

Reading this book was a very interesting experience for me and I have mixed feelings about it. It’s pretty long and it took me several weeks to read it. If you are interested in reading this book, I would strongly advise you to read this…

Lion is a memoir about a little boy who got lost in India. He tells his story about the way he lived as a child, how he tragically got separated from his family and the way his life evolved after that. It is a compelling and impressive…