Sharing here a list of those books that have been written about or referenced in the course of this blog with the associated essays, in chronological order of appearance. All are recommended reading. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. For additional essays please refer to the Table of Contents.


essays: Introductional Aphorisms / Aphorisms

The Bed of Procrustes

essays: Towards a Distributed Florida

Zero to One

essays: Fools Rush In

Thinking, Fast and Slow

essays: On Fasting / A Game of Convexity

Fooled By Randomness

essays: #SPIconvention 2016 / Pitch Deck

Crossing the Chasm

essays: Dodgeball

The Success Equation

essays: A Letter to the Editor (in two parts)

Benjamin Franklin

essays: Bayesian Leanings for Fun and/or Profit

The Wisdom of Crowds

essays: Bayesian Leanings for Fun and/or Profit

The Signal and the Noise

essays: Bayesian Leanings for Fun and/or Profit

Superforecasting

essays: Bayesian Leanings for Fun and/or Profit

The Inevitable

essays: Idea Makers

Idea Makers

essays: Idea Makers / Postscript / Pitch Deck

Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!

essays: Idea Makers

What Do You Care What Other People Think?

essays: Idea Makers / Quantum Machine Learning

QED

essays: Idea Makers / Quantum Machine Learning

Feynman Lectures On Computation

essays: Idea Makers / Postscript

The Feynman Lectures on Physics

essays: Idea Makers

Murray Gell-mann: Selected Papers

essays: Idea Makers / It’s Actually Pretty Simple / Subtractive Adversarial Networks / A Family for Data / Machine Learning and Miscellanea

Gödel Escher Bach

essays: Idea Makers / It’s Actually Pretty Simple

A New Kind of Science

essays: Silent Collusion

Republic, Lost

essays: It’s Actually Pretty Simple

Jazz Giants

essays: It’s Actually Pretty Simple / Subtractive Adversarial Networks

M.C. Escher — The Graphic Work

essays: It’s Actually Pretty Simple

The Annotated Turing

essays: It’s Actually Pretty Simple

Kind of Blue

essays: It’s Actually Pretty Simple

The Fractal Geometry of Nature

essays: It’s Actually Pretty Simple

At Home in the Universe

essays: It’s Actually Pretty Simple / Making the Complex Coherent

Making Things Work

essays: It’s Actually Pretty Simple / Open Source Automated Data_Wrangling

The Quark and the Jaguar

essays: It’s Actually Pretty Simple

The Well-Tempered Clavier

essays: It’s Actually Pretty Simple

The Mind’s I

essays: It’s Actually Pretty Simple / A Betting Man’s Game

The Emperor’s New Mind

essays: It’s Actually Pretty Simple / A Family for Data / Automunge Complete

Collected Fictions

essays: It’s Actually Pretty Simple

Fire in the Mind

essays: Immersive Writing — A Manifesto

House of Leaves

essays: Immersive Writing — A Manifesto

Ship of Theseus

essays: Immersive Writing — A Manifesto / A Toddler Learns to Speak / Faster Data Pre-processing for Machine Learning

Essays

essays: Long Distance Runner

Letters from a Stoic

essays: Long Distance Runner / On Lemons and their Progeny

Meditations

essays: Long Distance Runner

Enchiridion

essays: The Young Quixote’s Cat

Don Quixote

essays: A Video Games Review

The Sandman

essays: A Video Games Review

Watchmen

essays: A Video Games Review

How to Win Friends and Influence People

essays: A Video Games Review

It’s Not All About Me

essays: A Video Games Review

Cognitive Surplus

essays: An Imperfect Christian

The Picture Bible

essays: An Imperfect Christian

The Daily Bible

essays: A Betting Man’s Game / A Game of Convexity

The Black Swan

essays: Life as the Medium /An Insomniac’s Request / It’s Actually Pretty Simple

Infinite Jest

essays: On Lemons and their Progeny

The History of Western Philosophy

essays: On Writing / Aphorisms

Everything

essays: On Writing

Blue Notes

essays: From the Diaries of John Henry / A Toddler Learns to Speak / A Sight for Obscured Eyes / Quantum Machine Learning / The Choices of a New Generation / Open Source Automated Data_Wrangling / Dropping Out for Fun and Profit / Automunge Complete / Pitch Deck / Getting Caught Up

Deep Learning

essays: From the Diaries of John Henry

Artificial Intelligence: What Everyone Needs to Know

essays: From the Diaries of John Henry

The Master Algorithm

essays: From the Diaries of John Henry

The Second Machine Age

essays: From the Diaries of John Henry

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

essays: From the Diaries of John Henry

Technology, Management, and Society

essays: From the Diaries of John Henry / Open Source Automated Data_Wrangling / Machine Learning and Miscellanea

Superintelligence

essays: Quibbling Over Qubits / Quantum Machine Learning / Quantum Supremacy

Quantum Computing Since Democritus

essays: Quibbling Over Qubits / Quantum Machine Learning / Open Source Automated Data_Wrangling / Quantum Supremacy

Quantum Computation and Quantum Information

essays: A Theory of Everything / Information Theory

The Elegant Universe

essays: My First Kaggle / A Toddler Learns to Speak / Quantum Machine Learning / The Choices of a New Generation / ML Infill for Data Wrangling / Faster Data Pre-processing for Machine Learning / Automunge Complete / Pitch Deck

Deep Learning With Python

essays: My First Kaggle / Faster Data Pre-processing for Machine Learning / Automunge Complete / Pitch Deck

Hands-On Machine Learning with Scikit-Learn and TensorFlow

essays: Quantum Machine Learning / Information Theory / Quantum Machine Learning

Fashion, Faith, and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe

essays: Quantum Machine Learning / Quantum Supremacy

The Road to Reality

essays: Wind Power in America

Berkshire Hathaway Letters to Shareholders

essays: Making the Complex Coherent / A Game of Convexity / Open Source Automated Data_Wrangling

Skin in the Game

essays: Making the Complex Coherent

Social Physics

essays: Making the Complex Coherent

Introduction to the Modeling and Analysis of Complex Systems

essays: Making the Complex Coherent

Network Science

essays: Making the Complex Coherent

The Sciences of the Artificial

essays: Making the Complex Coherent

Micromotives and Macrobehavior

essays: On Mornings

The Far Side

essays: The Psychology of Bitcoin Misjudgment

The Pmarca Blog Archives

essays: The Psychology of Bitcoin Misjudgment

Poor Charlie’s Almanack

essays: The Psychology of Bitcoin Misjudgment

Influence

essays: The Psychology of Bitcoin Misjudgment

Charlie Munger: The Complete Investor

essays: A Table of Contents

A Confederacy of Dunces

essays: A Table of Contents

The Orphan Master’s Son

essays: An Optimal Trade / A Game of Convexity / Automunge Inc. / Machine Learning and Miscellanea / When Life Calls for a Leap / Pitch Deck

Antifragile

essays: An Optimal Trade

A Man for All Markets

essays: An Optimal Trade / Automunge Complete

An Elementary Introduction to the Wolfram Language

essays: A Toddler Learns to Speak / A Table of Contents

Essays — Paul Graham (image source)

essays: A Toddler Learns to Speak

Calvin and Hobbes

essays: Aphorisms

Geary’s Guide to the World’s Great Aphorists

essays: A Sight for Obscured Eyes

Finnegan’s Wake

essays: Differential Privacy / Automunge Complete

The C Programming Language

essays: Information Theory

A Mind at Play

essays: Government Reform

The Systems Bible

essays: King Arthur’s Quest / Quantum Machine Learning

Feynman and Computation

essays: King Arthur’s Quest

Einstein

essays: King Arthur’s Quest

Louis Armstrong

essays: King Arthur’s Quest

Mere Christianity

essays: King Arthur’s Quest

This is Water

essays: Subtractive Adversarial Networks

Shakespeare Complete Works

essays: Subtractive Adversarial Networks

Cloud Atlas

essays: Quantum Machine Learning

The Dreams That Stuff Is Made Of

essays: Parenting Through the Looking Glass

The Gospel According to Tony Soprano

essays: Parenting Through the Looking Glass

Steve Jobs

essays: On On the Shortness of Life /A Family for Data / Postscript

On the Shortness of Life

essays: Wrangling for Smart People / Composing Features with Automunge / Automunge Complete / Pitch Deck

Python for Data Analysis

essays: Automunge / Pitch Deck

Seeking Wisdom

essays: It’s Only a Munger of Time / Automunge Complete / Pitch Deck

Code Complete

essays: Automated Data Wrangling with Machine Learning Derived Infill for Missing Values / Open Source Automated Data-Wrangling

So Long and Thanks For All the Fish

essays: Predictions and Encodings / Automunge Inc. / Pitch Deck

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

essays: Munging in the Real World

Emerson: Essays and Lectures

essays: Out of the Box Feature Engineering / An Open Source Platform for Feature Engineering / Automunge Complete / Pitch Deck

Feature Engineering for Machine Learning

essays: A Tool For Data

The Last Lecture

essays: Life as the Medium / Automunge Inc.

Notebooks — Leonardo da Vinci

essays: Open Source Automated Data_Wrangling / Automunge Complete

Pandas Cookbook

essays: Open Source Automated Data_Wrangling

My Inventions

essays: A Family for Data

Letters of Note

essays: Postscript

Catch-22

essays: Postscript

Quantum Computing: A Gentle Introduction

essays: Machine Learning and Miscellanea

Scale

essays: Machine Learning and Miscellanea

Frankenstein

essays: The Final Frontier

Apollo 8

essays: Weather Report

Isaac’s Storm

essays: Life as the Medium

Programming the Universe

essays: Life as the Medium

An Introduction to Information Theory

essays: Life as the Medium

Flatland

essays: Life as the Medium

Slaughterhouse-Five

essays: Dimensionality Reduction with Automunge

Troublemakers

essays: Learning to Learn with Automunge

Robot-Proof

essays: Learning to Learn with Automunge

A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

essays: Automunge Complete

Rocket Man

essays: Automunge Complete

The Descent of Man

essays: Automunge Complete

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

essays: Preparing Data for Machine Learning with Automunge v1.78 / Diverse Feature Engineering with Automunge v1.799 / Artificial Learning, Intelligent Machines

From the Diaries of John Henry

essays: Dodgeball / On Lemons and their Progeny / Composing Features with Automunge / The Legend of Bagger Vance

Five Lessons

essays: No Silver Bullet

The Mythical Man-Month

essays: isFraud?

The Lean Startup

essays: Munging Supremacy

Orphée Suite

essays: Machine Learning and Climate Change

No One is Too Small to Make a Difference

* An asterisk is deserved on this collection. Although I did not site his books extensively, the author Nassim Taleb has had an outsized influence on my philosophy and writings. In following his published works and social media posts I have learned much about probability, risk-taking, recognizing BS, and honor. I will list here again all of his Incerto series of books, and can’t recommend them highly enough. Please consider this note the citation for the certain influence that his work has had on my writings.


Incerto

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From the Diaries of John Henry

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