Five not terribly original self-realization tools, creatively reframed in designer language.
The “just shut up and listen”-attitude is refreshing, but will not convince anyone who is not already on the reader’s side and even antagonize many potential supporters of her cause.
This marketing guy can’t stop whining about his 1st world problems (and when pushed by his editor to deliver another bestseller decided to to make it into a book, together with his ghost writer).
Everything you always wanted to know about the economic, cultural, historical, and culinary significance of cod.
The book’s premise sounds so blatantly obvious that one wonders why (in many organizations) there is still an issue.
What is good advice for life is typically also good advice for art, and vice versa.
The writer never really succeeds in making the Simulmatics story seem important, partly because due to endless digressions about the bad marriages of the men who founded the company and partly because she avoids any substantial assessment of the actual models they used.
there is no reason to get too excited about this book.
Surprisingly readable for a text of this sort of technical depth
The detailed synopsis of (what seems like) every book, play, or movie that ever mentioned rabies gets boring pretty fast.
Endearing blend of journalism and personal experience.
The seemingly controversial thesis turns out to be a platitude hidden behind a carefully crafted facade of definitions.
Unfortunately, the book does not explicitly challenge if humans are adequate judges in the Turing test.
It is much harder to relate to the author’s obsession, which seems mostly driven by a some vague feeling of disappointment concerning life in general.
A cornucopia of charming mathematical anecdotes and facts
The purposeful one-sided rant makes the book lose all credibility, in particular since the arguments can easily be reversed – especially in the wake of Trump’s desperate challenge the US election outcome.
A highly entertaining fictionalized history of landmark scientific breakthroughs.