Books & Fiction

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The Attention Merchants

From tanking newspaper costs with public announcements to self-imposed propaganda

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How to read a book

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Reading is not what you really think it is.

Language in Thought and Action

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The truism that we all mean the same things when we use the same words has unwanted consequences in politics, advertisement and life.

Skin in the Game

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A discussion on having something to lose guiding our society's decision making.

Deep Work

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On how valuable and fulfilling it is nowadays to be focused on your job, and what to do about it.

The Attention Merchants

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From tanking newspaper costs with public announcements to self-imposed propaganda

Politics and the English Language

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How we speak affects how we think; and politics is full of bad speaking, which clouds our minds and how we vote.

Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

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Language is how we think, and all we can think is logical. Hence, what isn't logical cannot be discussed.

Damn Good Advice

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An autobiography, a portfolio, a way of life.

Trial and Death of Socrates

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Wise mentor, pompous, arrogant and often petulant teacher, Socrates is trialed and sentenced to death.

Through the Language Glass

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Speaking and Thinking through the inquisitive analysis of science.

Code

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A detailed account of how humans invented the computer

The Architecture of Language

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How to discover the structure of the language, the variations of our languages and how is it used in our brain.