Category Archives: Book Reviews

This category contains my review of a few interesting books I have read, in an attempt to raise the reader’s interest in the subjects mentioned.

Our Brain: The Great Story Teller

After some time off my keyboard and my books due to the birth of our startup PricePinz, I have decided to take some time off on this beautiful Singaporean Sunday to finish some left over book reviews. For those of … Continue reading

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Induction And Its Discontents. My Review of Taleb’s Eye Opener on the Hidden Role of Chance in Life

When the Titanic sank in 1912 in the North Atlantic frozen ocean, historians attributed a substantial share of the responsibility of the disaster to its captain who allegedly maintained a high cruising speed despite warnings about the presence of icebergs … Continue reading

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They Called him Mr. Doom until Doomsday Happened. My Review of Roubini’s Lessons on Crisis Economics – Part 1

If you’re a soccer fan, how would you feel if you had to miss watching the world cup final and watch it on replay the next day? This is sort of the feeling I have now that I am trying … Continue reading

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Rationality is Dead! My Review of a Groundbreaking Contribution to Psychology and Economics

It was one of those nights when I was doing a web research on how humans make choices, that I stumbled upon a TED Talk by a psychologist who was explaining the riddle of experience versus memory. The Talk led … Continue reading

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