Jan 14, 2019

What I'm Reading (and More): January edition

Ah, January.  I always find this month to be dreary.  (Anything coming after a glorious Christmas break is bound to be dreary).

My reading, as you might expect, has been somewhat sporadic and diverse, as I'm trying to escape the doldrums.  I don't have full reviews yet, just a scattering of thoughts...

Jan 7, 2019

AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order

 

A snazzy red jacket, an evocative title, and glowing 5-star reviews.  (Let's not forget the cover blurbs by the CEOs of Microsoft and O'Reilly Media, amongst other prominent tech figures.)  I have to say, when I eagerly began reading AI Superpowers, I was a little nervous - would this book live up to its hype?

Dec 31, 2018

New Year's Eve & Reading Goals for 2019

Seattle New Years Eve Fireworks 2011 (8)
Rajiv Vishwa [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Hoping all of you have a lovely New Year's Eve, whether it's already past midnight for you, or, like us West Coasters, you're still waiting.  :)

I typically spend New Year's Eve all warm and cozy at home with a book.  It'll probably be AI Superpowers (published just this year), which I started a couple days ago.  So far, it's really intriguing: