Essay: 2023 Open Philanthropy AI Worldviews Contest: Odds of Artificial General Intelligence by 2043

Odds of Artificial General Intelligence by 2043 2023 Open Philanthropy AI Worldviews Contest Summary The arrival of artificial general intelligence (AGI) could transform society, commerce, and nations more than the technological revolutions of the past.

Book Review: Age of Entitlement: America Since the Sixties

Caldwell traces the far-reaching consequence over time and across society as a consequence of the Civil Rights act, albiet in a rather heavy-handed and largley pessimistic light…

Book Review: The American Dream Is Not Dead: (But Populism Could Kill It)

Strain creates an uplifting (data-backed) narrative on progress in America, as reminder that things are not as terrible as many would make it seem

Book Review: Born to Run

McDougall’s journey towards a running passion shines bright in this engaging, albiet sometimes distracted, tale.

Book Review: Truman

McCullough peers deep into the events and character of a man, citizen, and coicidentally, president, and delivers more than just a biography.

Book Review: The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz

Larson dives to great depth and personal accounting of Churchill’s time as prime minister during a short period of World War II, along with British life during Germany aerial assaults.

Book Review: Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original

Kelley directly tackles the broad perception that Thelenious Monk was generally misunderstood and portrayed unfairly by the media…

Book Review: The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography

Singh blends history with accessible technical details on the developments of cryptography…

Book Review: Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin

Snyder tears open the unfathomable depth of atrocities commited in the regions between Germany and Russia before and during World War II…

Post: Carving Out Another Path

Reflections and insight into the journeys I have taken into scientific freelancing and self-employment.