Monthly Archives: May 2013

Book Review: Race Against The Machine

Race Against The Machine: How the Digital Revolution is Accelerating Innovation, Driving Productivity, and Irreversibly Transforming Employment and the Economy by Erik Brynjolfsson¬†and Andrew McAfee For over a century it has been standard orthodoxy in economics that automation would eliminate … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Reviews, Technology

Book Review: The Panda’s Thumb

The Panda’s Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History by Stephen Jay Gould This is the second collection of essays by Stephen Jay Gould taken from his “This View of Life” column in the magazine Natural History, following Every Since Darwin. … Continue reading

Posted in Biology, Reviews, Science (general)

Book Review: Economics Without Illusions

Economics Without Illusions: Debunking the Myths of Modern Capitalism by Joseph Heath Note: I read the original Canadian version of this book called Filthy Lucre, but I believe aside from the name change they are the same. Joseph Heath is … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Reviews