The book, ‘Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything’ is an interesting book that combines the theories of economics with everyday issues and topics and presents a series of fascinating exercises that are engaging.
how we have to come to our current notions of personal space and individual privacy starting from early human rights in whose egalitarian social structures privacy was all but non-existent all the way down to our data-driven presents where it seems there is a little what we can do to consider our thoughts and actions from those around us.
This book states the story of the turning point of India-US relations. The story is a detailed and fact-filled elaboration of how the events took turns, on India becoming a nuclear power, it’s recovering back from the sanctions and build a position in the world it is at. The book gives an in-depth understanding of the factors which help the country stop or allow to make decisions. One need to look at the political pressures, military balances, neighbours around, your economy and your neighbour’s economy to decide on important aspects like these.
Daniel Kahneman is a psychologist and was awarded a Nobel Prize in 2002 for economics. He is most famous for his work on the psychology of judgment, decision making and behavioral economics. In 2011, Daniel Kahneman (I will further address him as Daniel or the author) released the book Thinking Fast and Slow on these subjects. Thinking fast and slow presents the concepts of how the human mind perceives and analyses its surroundings.
As Covid-19 increases its’ influences and we are exiting lockdown; we must be extra careful. Even if we stay at home, we are exposed to delivery boys, sabji walas, milkman, and who not. They need to come, to run their business and our households. One never know even after a lot of precautions, that what loophole got one infected.
This is the story of a nuclear scientist who after studying in the US, came back to his country and hooked by the agencies and Saddam regime to build the nuclear weapon. This story tells how he slowly got engrossed in building the nuclear weapon. As a commoner, this book tells of what are the complications in achieving the nuclear grade material and how it was just near to be achieved.