Category: Reading list

Book Suggestion: Tribes

Ok, I’m going to be honest here, this book isn’t a long read, and it’s not a complex one. There was nothing mind blowing and it didn’t change my outlook on life. So why am I recommending it? It depends on where you are at the moment. If your at the time in your life…

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Book suggestion: Deep Work

This book, written by a PPh.D.grad from MIT in computer science, explores the science behind deep work. As social media and the internet increases in use, our brains are being rewired to have shorter attention spans. People tend to focus on shallow work. However, the value of shallow work is decreasing, and the value of deep…

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Book suggestion: How Google Works

The author of this book, Eric Schmidt was the CEO of Google from 2001 to 2011 and is now the chairman of Alphabet, the parent company that owns Google. Alphabet was the biggest donor to Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the author helped with her PR. He’s also a software engineer who graduated from Princeton and…

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Book suggestion: Basic economics

I’ve finally finished this lengthy book. You may be thinking, why am I suggesting an economics book to clinicians who want to innovate? The book looks at the economic outcomes of interventions and choices as opposed to their emotional intentions. Having a basic insight into economics is vital to anyone who wants to make a…

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Book suggestion: Algorithms to Live by: The Computer Science of Human Decisions

This book is not only interesting, it’s surprisingly general. I myself love doing math and looking through algorithms. The smoother the algorithm the more excited I get. However, I’m recommending this because it does an amazing job of stripping down the essential components of the algorithm in basic terms and applying it to real life situations.…

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