Here’s some stuff that I think is interesting. Last post in this series from August.
Dishonesty: The Truth About Lies – Why do people lie and cheat? What makes people susceptible to lying? Netflix.
The Queen of Code – Short documentary about Grace Hopper, one of the pioneers in computer technology.
Hillbilly Elegy: A memoir of a family and a culture in crisis – JD Vance. Interview with Vance. This book was eye opening. It chronicles Vance’s journey from a chaotic childhood to graduation from Yale. One of the best books I’ve read in the past year.
Ready Player One – Ernest Cline – Novel about a near future with virtual reality technology at its core.
All the Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr – Set in WWII era Europe, this book chronicles the intersecting lives of multiple people, including a young blind girl. Not high literature, but fun reading. (more…)