Dan Dascalescu's Wiki
Alan Lightman - Einstein's Dreams - not recommended
Dale Carnegie - How to Win Friends and Influence People - RECOMMENDED; in progress
Douglas Adams - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - not recommended
Kurt Vonnegut - Breakfast of Champions - not recommended
Malcolm Gladwell - Outliers - recommended
Michael Shermer - The Mind of the Market - RECOMMENDED; in progress
- Why we should hope we don't find life on Mars
- Why privacy matters even if you have 'nothing to hide'
- Peter Thiel's advice on pitching your startup to venture capitalists -- summary of class notes
My up-to-date list of all TED talks to date, many with ratings and summaries.
The Ideas Underlying Silicon Valley's Success (Commonwealth Club of California panel, 2011-Sep-12)
Darrel Ray - The God Virus: How Religion Infects Our Lives and Culture (summary of Dr. Ray's presentation of the book in San Francisco, 2009-Oct-31)