book reviews

Reviews of must-read books that explore the history of technology, what our future looks like and how these scientific advancements impact the way humans think, work, live and communicate.

Caitlin McDonald6 months ago
The Decision Maker's Handbook to Data Science: Book Review
For the uninitiated, data scientists can seem like mystic oracles bringing esoteric wisdom from the slopes of Mount Parnassus. Unfortunately this opacity is leading to increasing skepticism of the fie...
Jared Rimera year ago
Book Review: 'Kingpin: How One Hacker Took Over the Billion-Dollar Cybercrime Underground' by Kevin Poulsen
Hello everyone, this is Jared, this time I’m here on Vocal to talk about a book entitled Kingpin: How One Hacker Took Over the Billion-Dollar Cybercrime Underground by Kevin Poulsen as I’ve recently r...
Salvador Lorenza year ago
Best Books on Robotics
When science fiction blurs with modern technology, that's when you receive the keys to the future; something as worthwhile and as revolutionary as the lightbulb and electricity itself: robotics. The n...
Iggy Paulsena year ago
Best Artificial Intelligence Books You Should Read
Humanity is currently standing at the cusp of a new technological revolution. It's a revolution that will turn our computers, cellphones, and other devices into something a little more human. With the...
Eric Barrows2 years ago
We Are Kinakuta/We Are the Blockchain
It is time to revisit Neal Stephenson’s 1999 novel Cryptonomicon with respect to the modern rise of the blockchain and cryptocurrency. The influence of this book cannot be overstated within certain ci...