#45. A Summary of ‘David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants’ by Malcolm Gladwell

Table of Contents: i. Introduction/Synopsis PART I: WHEN ADVANTAGES BECOME DISADVANTAGES 1. Too Much of a Good Thing, Part I: Money and Parenting 2. Too Much of a Good Thing, Part II: Small Class Sizes 3. Too Much of a … Continue reading

#31. A Summary of ‘Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think’ by Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and Kenneth Cukier

Table of Contents: i. Introduction/Synopsis PART I: BIG DATA BACKGROUND: HISTORY AND HOW IT WORKS 1. An Historical Prelude to Big Data a. The Beginnings of Quantification b. Arabic Numerals and Mathematics c. The Rise of Quantification d. The Discovery … Continue reading