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The Three Body Problem - Cixin Liu
May 3, 2023

The Three Body Problem - Cixin Liu

What can you learn from hard science fiction that applies to the future of the world

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False Alarm - Bjorn Lomborg - The cost of climate change panic
April 7, 2023

False Alarm - Bjorn Lomborg - The cost of climate change panic

In False Alarm, Bjorn Lomborg examines how climate change panic costs us trillions, hurts the poor, and fails to fix the planet

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The Culture Code: Secrets of Highly Successful Groups - Daniel Coyle
March 21, 2023

The Culture Code: Secrets of Highly Successful Groups - Daniel Coyle

Teamwork is renowned for being the key to success. The practicalities of making it happen to rely on building a brilliant culture. But what does that mean?

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4000 weeks: Time management for mortals - Oliver Burkeman
March 9, 2023

4000 weeks: Time management for mortals - Oliver Burkeman

4000 weeks is a productivity book that is anti-productivity. We are all going to die and optimising our day for every last morsel of work is not the way to be happy or effective.

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The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch
Feb. 24, 2023

The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch

Lewis Dartnell teaches us how to survive a post-apocalypse and rebuild everything we need from modern society to survive and thrive.

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How To Change Your Mind - Michael Pollan
Feb. 8, 2023

How To Change Your Mind - Michael Pollan

What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence

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Body Keeps the score
Jan. 16, 2023

Body Keeps the score

Bessel Van Der Kock explains what we experience in the brain, mind and body whilst healing from trauma.

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We're back - A quick update
Jan. 12, 2023

We're back - A quick update

What we're doing with our lives and addressing our long hiatus...

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NEURODIVERSITY: The Man Who Mistook His Wife and Other Clinical Tales by Oliver Sacks
May 11, 2022

NEURODIVERSITY: The Man Who Mistook His Wife and Other Clinical Tales…

Oliver Sacks wrote the stories of 24 patients and their neurological conditions. Sacks chose the title of the book from the case study of one of his patients who has visual agnosia, a neurological condition that leaves him unable to …

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NEURODIVERSITY - PSYCHOPATHS: The Wisdom of Psychopaths: What Saints, Spies, and Serial Killers Can Teach Us About Success by Kevin Dutton
April 6, 2022

NEURODIVERSITY - PSYCHOPATHS: The Wisdom of Psychopaths: What Saints,…

The Wisdom of Psychopaths: What Saints, Spies, and Serial Killers Can Teach Us About Success

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NEURODIVERSITY - AUTISM: NeuroTribes; The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity by Steve Silberman
March 23, 2022

NEURODIVERSITY - AUTISM: NeuroTribes; The Legacy of Autism and the Fu…

NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity

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NEURODIVERSITY - ADHD: Faster Than Normal: Turbocharge Your Focus, Productivity, and Success with the Secrets of the ADHD Brain by Peter Shankman
March 2, 2022

NEURODIVERSITY - ADHD: Faster Than Normal: Turbocharge Your Focus, Pr…

Peter Shankman is a serial entrepreneur and public speaker with ADHD. He explains the tools and processes he has learnt whilst living with ADHD that allow him to be productive and effective.

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Investing Recap
Feb. 16, 2022

Investing Recap

Thoughts and Learnings in Investing Everyone should be thinking about investing. Every money decision you make is an investment decision. All investments are broadly equal on the risk/reward spectrum. Only actively make inves...

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Investing: Art of the Deal: Contemporary Art in a Global Financial Market by Noah Horowitz
Feb. 2, 2022

Investing: Art of the Deal: Contemporary Art in a Global Financial Ma…

Art of the Deal: Contemporary Art in a Global Financial Market By Noah Horowitz Art today is defined by its relationship to money as never before. Prices of living artists' works have been driven to unprecedented heights, con...

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Investing: What is Decentralized Finance or DeFi
Jan. 19, 2022

Investing: What is Decentralized Finance or DeFi

Decentralized Finance or DeFi Decentralized Finance offers financial instruments without relying on intermediaries such as brokerages, exchanges, or banks. Instead, it uses smart contracts on a blockchain. DeFi platforms allo...

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Investing: The Almanack of Naval Ravikant: A Guide to Wealth and Happiness by Eric Jorgenson
Jan. 5, 2022

Investing: The Almanack of Naval Ravikant: A Guide to Wealth and Happ…

The Almanack of Naval Ravikant: A Guide to Wealth and Happiness By Eric Jorgenson Getting rich is not just about luck; happiness is not just a trait we are born with. These aspirations may seem out of reach, but building …

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Investing: The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness by Morgan Housel
Dec. 29, 2021

Investing: The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed…

The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness By Morgan Housel Doing well with money isn’t necessarily about what you know. It’s about how you behave. And behavior is hard to teach, even to really ...

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Investing: The Education of a Value Investor: My Transformative Quest for Wealth, Wisdom, and Enlightenment by Guy Spier
Dec. 22, 2021

Investing: The Education of a Value Investor: My Transformative Quest…

The Education of a Value Investor: My Transformative Quest for Wealth, Wisdom, and Enlightenment By Guy Spier What happens when a young Wall Street investment banker spends a small fortune to have lunch with Warren Buffett? H...

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Investing: Angel: How to Invest in Technology Startups—Timeless Advice from an Angel Investor Who Turned $100,000 Into $100,000,000 by Jason Calacanis
Dec. 15, 2021

Investing: Angel: How to Invest in Technology Startups—Timeless Advic…

Angel: How to Invest in Technology Startups—Timeless Advice from an Angel Investor Who Turned $100,000 Into $100,000,000 By Jason Calacanis One of Silicon Valley’s most successful angel investors shares his rules for investin...

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Investing: NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens), explained
Dec. 8, 2021

Investing: NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens), explained

NFTs (Non-Fungible Token), explained A non-fungible token (NFT) is a unique and non-interchangeable unit of data stored on a digital ledger (blockchain). NFTs can be associated with easily-reproducible items such as photos, v...

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Investing: The Bitcoin Standard: The Decentralized Alternative to Central Banking by Saifedean Ammous
Dec. 1, 2021

Investing: The Bitcoin Standard: The Decentralized Alternative to Cen…

The Bitcoin Standard: The Decentralized Alternative to Central Banking By Saifedean Ammous The Bitcoin Standard analyzes the historical context to the rise of bitcoin, the economic properties that have allowed it to grow quic...

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Investing: The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham
Nov. 24, 2021

Investing: The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham

The Intelligent Investor By Benjamin Graham The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham, first published in 1949, is a widely acclaimed book on value investing. The book provides strategies on how to successfully use value in...

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Investing: Talking To My Daughter About The Economy by Yanis Varoufakis
Nov. 19, 2021

Investing: Talking To My Daughter About The Economy by Yanis Varoufak…

Talking To My Daughter About The Economy: A Brief istory of Capitalism By Yanis Varoufakis In this letter to his teenage daughter, one of the world's most famous economists uses vivid stories to explain what economics is and ...

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Investing: Introduction to Investing
Nov. 15, 2021

Investing: Introduction to Investing

Introduction to Investing We live in a capitalistic society, where everything revolves around adding value. Adding value can be anything: farmers, bakers, architects, artists, teachers, athletes. When you go to school, you ar...

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