Carlos Rodrigo


Reading list

A list of the books I should or want to or have read.

Zero to one by Peter Thiel

Highlights from Peter Thiel’s business book.

My Early Life: The Autobiography by Winston Churchill

Notes on Churchill’s first part of his autobiography.

Origin Story: A Big History of Everything by David Christian

Notes on David Christian’s book on the origin of the universe.

Energy: A Beginner’s Guide by Vaclav Smil

Notes on Vaclac Smil’s introductory book on energy.

Familiar quotations by John Bartlett

Some of the quotes and aphorisms from Familiar quotations.

Big Data Now: 2012 Edition

Notes on Bigdata.

Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature

Highlights on how ro be inspired by nature through biomimicry.

Forty Ways to Look at Winston Churchill: A Brief Account of a Long Life

Highlights on Gretchen Rubin’s biography of Winston Churchill.

On the Shortness of Life by Seneca the Younger

Highlights of Seneca’s book on living a good life.

Rationality: From AI to Zombies by Eliezer Yudkowsky

Highlights from the book on rationality by Eliezer Yudkowsky.

Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki

Highlights on Robert T. Kiyosaki’s book.

The Journal of Sir Walter Scott: From the Original Manuscript at Abbotsford

Highlights from Sir Walter Scott’s Journal.

The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship That Shaped Modern Thought

Highlights from the book on two great scottish thinkers by Dennis C. Rasmussen.

American boys’ life of Theodore Roosevelt

Highlights on a short biopgraphy of Teddy Roosevelt by Edward Stratemeyer & Charles Copeland

The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason

Highlights from the book by George S. Clason on how to grow rich.

Poor Richard’s Almanack by Benjamin Franklin

Highlights from Benjamin Franklin’s compendium of aphorisms.