the book is really really good. interesting and insightful.
the only thing i didn't like was when the authors were trying to argue that humans have no inherent goodness, but rather that we merely respond to incentives. this is obviously an ambiguous argument, as it doesn't answer whether one of the incentives humans respond to is the pleasure of others (which there is psychological and neurological evidence for).
not sure why the authors ignore such evidence and argue for an unsubstantiated conclusion. perhaps they have incentives of their own? ;)
anyway, great book, definitely worth a read or a listen (great narration too).
it's been a while since i've read Asimov, and he just doesn't disappoint. i love all the explanations about time-travel. any questions i had about possible paradoxes were answered throughout the book.
i have much admiration for Kahneman & Tversky and i'm glad that Kahneman decided to publish a summary of their research. this is an excellent book, and a must-read for anyone interested in the science of the mind.
action-packed and felt really authentic. i wish i didn't read the preface till after i finished the rest of the book, though.
fun story, love the character interaction. i didn't expect this perspective, didn't expect that i'd like it, but i really did. well done.
the concept is amazing. the interactions between the great scientists of the 19th century. i never even realized that all of these great discoveries and inventions were happening within the same few decades.
however, the book was extremely difficult to get through. slow, not always fun.
classic sci-fi. i love books like this, hope i find more books like this on audible. narration was great too.
this is a really fun book. when i finished it, i wanted more.
good production too.
this book is relevant to just about every scientific field (math, comp sci, cognitive science, molecular biology, physics, etc etc). i'd nominate this as one of the best non-fiction books of the year.
this is a very important book, and amazingly well-researched.
the breadth and depth of the research is astounding; the arguments are well-grounded in history, logic, and statistics; and the author is always careful not to overstate his conclusions.
sometimes more pay does not result in better work (and sometimes it will).
this may not be surprising to everyone, but the book presents a lot of interesting research, and will not bore you.
a great read.
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