Should you Trust the Wisdom of Malcolm Gladwell?

Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell has a new book coming out this month (Sept 2019 – Talking to Strangers). If you are not familiar with who he is or his books, then perhaps a quick summary is appropriate. If you are also into behavioral economics, then the news of yet another of his books just might be motivating … Read moreShould you Trust the Wisdom of Malcolm Gladwell?

FREE Skeptical book on Amazon: “How do we know what is really true?”

Yes, its a shameless book plug today – my own to be precise. I’ve published the first skeptical byte in what I hope will be a long series on the Amazon kindle store. Since this is the first, I’ve started with a rather fundamental question, “How do we know what is really true?” Answering such a question … Read moreFREE Skeptical book on Amazon: “How do we know what is really true?”

Book Recommendation- Bill Bryson: A short history of nearly everything

Dr Dave Hone, a nice chap from the University of Bristol who specializes in dinosaurs and pterosaurs, has a list of his favourite science books in the Guardian today. What caught my eye was the one he has at the top of the list … Bill Bryson: A short history of nearly everything Quite simply … Read moreBook Recommendation- Bill Bryson: A short history of nearly everything