Reading List

Thinking, Fast and Slow

Daniel Kahneman

Daniel does a great job of helping understand the biases inherent in the human brain.  Explains system 1/system 2 thinking where the primitive (Reptilian) brain responds automatically without conscious thought to many stimuli excluding the advanced (mammalian) brain from being asked to reason about it.

The Unbanking of America

Lisa Servon

Great explanation of why people use pay day lenders, saving circles and other alternatives to bank accounts.  a lot of predatory practices and fee structures have crept into the system since we got passbooks as children and Lisa explains why so many young people don't bother with the banks at all anymore.

Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies

Nick Bostrom

if you though Elon Musk was paranoid about AI, you should read this book by Nick Bostrom.  he covers a lot of scenarios about AI and the ways it might be used and create another crisis ethically and morally for humanity.  assuming of course we get to keep control....

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