Reading Write-ups about and highlights from books I've read

Book Reports

  • Good Math: A Geek's Guide to the Beauty of Numbers, Logic, and Computation (Mark C. Chu-Carroll)

    (ISBN-13: 978-1937785338, ISBN-10: 1937785335)

    Mark Chu-Carroll explores the things you've forgotten and some you never knew as he touches on topics ranging from natural numbers and the Golden Ratio to Group Theory and Calculus.

  • Mindstorms: Children, Computers, and Powerful Ideas (Seymour Papert)

    (ISBN-13: 978-0465046744, ISBN-10: 0465046746)

    A book written by Seymour Papert which outlines his thoughts and experiences of using the LOGO programming language to facilitate children leveraging computers to learn in ways not possible prior to their existence.

Book Highlights

Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science (8)

Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is Changing Our Minds for the Better (55)

A Short History of Nearly Everything (2)

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (54)

Republic (Hackett Classics) (1)

The China Study (17)

Innovation: The Five Disciplines for Creating What Customers Want (4)

Managing Humans: Biting and Humorous Tales of a Software Engineering Manager (7)

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies (1)

Newton: Ackroyd's Brief Lives (25)

The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle, Book 2) (8)

Introduction to Graph Theory (Dover Books on Mathematics) (7)

The Name of the Wind: The Kingkiller Chronicle: Day One (16)

Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age (4)

A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 5) (1)