Monday, January 17, 2005

2 Lists of Books

This has a few that sound worth looking into: Business Week's Pick Of This Year's Crop Of Books. For instance, the provocative title The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations and Emanuel Derman's My Life As a Quant: Reflections on Physics and Finance.

And then there's the doomed-to-failure-but-always-interesting attempt to list Mathematical Fiction, fiction with mathematical themes. It reminded me of the existence of group theory, and why I don't date a mathematician anymore. (Er, just kidding.)

Both links off Neat New Stuff.

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