Posts by Bojan Tunguz

Googled: The End of the World As We Know It

I have read several books about Google over the years, and this one is certainly the best written of them […]

 

General Theory of Relativity, P. A. M. Dirac – Book Review

When I was first studying General Relativity, a graduate student friend of mine remarked that this little book has about […]

 

The Trouble With Physics: The Rise of String Theory, the Fall of a Science, and What Comes Next – Book Review

I have been acquainted with Lee Smolin’s work primarily through his contribution to the research in loop quantum gravity. This […]

 

The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More – Book Review

Chris Anderson is the editor-in-chief of the Wired magazine, and the eponymous article ‘The Long Tail’ appeared in that magazine […]

 

Not Even Wrong: The Failure of String Theory and the Search for Unity in Physical Law – Book Review

I’ve been following the arguments made by Peter Woit against String Theory for quite some time, and it’s a pleasure […]

 

Human Evolution: A Very Short Introduction – Book Review

This book is everything that the VSI (Very Short Introductions) are supposed to be: it’s short, it’s to the point […]

 

The Brain: A Very Short Introduction – Book Review

This is one of the best books in the VSI series, and I’ve read well over thirty by now. It […]

 

Intelligence: A Very Short Introduction – Book Review

There isn’t a single area of Psychology that elicits as much contention as the area of psychometrics. To a certain […]

 

The Search: How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture – Book Review

I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. It was well written and provided enough information to keep me glued to it. […]

 

Molecules: A Very Short Introduction – Book Review

My training is in Physics, and I have not had a chance to read-up on Chemistry in a long while. […]