in New York, NY, United States
32 to 38
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
“This book really changed my thinking about a lot of things -- especially, what risk is and is not.
The writer's tone is quite arrogant but it's laced with humor. Once you accept a bit of...”
“Well, I am about half-white by the measure of this book. Viciously funny. I give it to all my politically-correct friends.”
“Reading this now. More cool creepy historical fiction, but apparently this book is mostly true. Fascinating to hear how buildings (and cities) get built.
I am enough of a nerd that I...”
Daniel J. Levitin
“I am a big music person (playing and listening) and have always wondered why musical patterns evoke certain feelings.”
“See, the thing about Gladwell is you have to read him right. After reading two of his books, I felt kinda ripped off -- like he promises to prove some unifying idea, but never does it.