Future Crimes by Marc Goodman is pretty scary. There is nothing like a giant reminder of just how dependent on technology we are and how insecure that technology is. Marc’s work in law enforcement gives him a unique perspective on the state of cyber security, and this book should serve as a wake-up call to us all.
A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age by Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni is a solid biography. It is also a good lens through which to see the 1940s and 1950s as far as computer development.
Just finished Investing at Level 3 by James Cloonan. There is a great discussions of risk here. I couldn’t agree more that substituting volatility for risk is flawed–especially for the long-term investor. Great primer for someone getting interested in investing.