How shall we survive in the world where we are not the most intelligent species?

Data and Reality

the book title says it succinctly


a collection of short stories and essays

The Rational Optimist

The best time to live is now. And it will be even better.


Our world needs introverts. Being introvert is normal.


Zoufalství ve střetu s bezhlavou mašinérií

Metamagical Themas

An anthology of Hofstadter’s articles in Scientific American

The Book of Why

Not very engaging but definitely important topic of correlation, causation, statistics and AI.

Burning the Books

a history of burning and destroying the written knowledge

It Starts With Food

Whole30 diet, not very good for vegans and vegetarians

J. S. Bach

Knížka, kterou jsem si opakovaně půjčoval z adamovské knihovny. Byl jsem snad jediný.

Slova a pravidla

Knížka od Pinkera. Přestal jsem ji číst, protože nesouhlasím s teorií, kterou tam Pinker popisuje. Obsahuje spoustu pěkných příkladů, ale jejich interpretace mě rozčilovala, tak jsem ji asi v půlce odložil.

Consciousness Explained

The quasivisual nature of the phenomenology of comprehension has been almost entirely ignored by researchers in cognitive science, particularly in Artificial Intelligence, who have attempted to create language-understanding computer systems.

Foundations of Statistical Natural Language Processing

Sometimes it felt a bit out-dated but the explanations of various algorithms and principles was very good and understanable.

The Parasitic Mind

Bit misleading title for the book full of angry arguments against overly liberal policies mainly in USA. I stopped listening to the audio version of the book circa in the middle.

Think and Grow Rich

Self-help book from 1937. After reading so many self-help book before this one, I realized it gets boring…

When Things Fall Apart

A soothing voice will tell you how to cope with problems in your life, but not how to solve them.

How to Win Friends and Influence People

One of the oldest self-help books. I am not the intended audience. I couldn’t follow his rules and being true to myself, authentic and consistent.

Give and Take

Givers, takers and matchers. Givers are the most and least successful of all. I had to stop listening to this.