Tag: books

Four Perspective-Changing Books From 2012

This is about four books that changed the way I see the world in 2012.  Two were published this year and two are a little older. Thinking, Fast and Slow – Daniel Kahneman Published: Oct 2011 My reaction on reading...

/ 2 January 2013

African Women and American Academics

I find myself wondering if I am the only one dismayed by the “mudwrestling” going on among Dambisa Moyo, Jeffrey Sachs and William Easterly… and others. In case you haven’t heard, Dambisa Moyo has written a provocative book on the...

/ 28 May 2009

Good Evolution, Bad Evolution

This post is a little off-piste for me but what is blogging for, if not to occasionally skate on or over the edges of one’s knowledge.  This month is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin and the...

/ 10 February 2009

Building the Demand in Print-On-Demand

In an earlier post, I wrote about a very cool publishing model used by a bible publishing company in the U.S. in which they were able to aggregate user demand by laying out the pricing curve for developing an electronic...

/ 25 April 2008