Difficulty in thinking about big numbers

I read Dan Ariely’s Predictably Irrational. It is a book about irrational actions, the psychology behind it and how predictable they are. In “The Context of Our Character, Part I: Why We Are Dishonest, and What We Can Do about It” chapter, it says that the total costs of all robberies in USA per year … Continue reading Difficulty in thinking about big numbers

Books I read (scientifically sound self help books)

I had once decided to make this blog strictly about computer science or technology only, but I think adding some personal touch to it is OK because this is my blog and people come to my blog not just to read facts but also my perspective on things. So, for the first time, this blog … Continue reading Books I read (scientifically sound self help books)