Monthly Archives: February 2013

The art and science of remembering things

Review of Joshua Foer’s Moonwalking with Einstein, as part of my #100bookschallenge. Moonwalking with Einstein is the story of a journalist who went to cover the 2005 US Memory Championship as an assignment for an article, and then went on … Continue reading

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I want to be an astronaut

Review of Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog at the Night-time, as part of my #100bookschallenge. During my time as a demonstrator in Oxford’s historic Dyson Perrins lab, I had the opportunity of supervising a student with Asperger’s syndrome. … Continue reading

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Where can you strike gold in the next decade

Review of Ruchir Sharma’s Breakout Nations, as part of my #100bookschallenge. In Breakout Nations Ruchir Sharma, a globe-trotting investment banker of emerging markets at Morgan Stanley, takes the reader on a ride too. Claiming to spend a week every month in one … Continue reading

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