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Erwin Rossen

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Toby Ord: The Precipice (Hardcover) 3 stars

Interesting viewpoints

3 stars

It gives an interesting point of view of the challenges we're facing. Since I've read a lot about effective altruism already, nothing in this book was new to me. That's not on the book, I should have read this many years earlier. The book could easily have been two hours shorter with the same impact.

Toby Ord: The Precipice (Hardcover) 3 stars

Review of 'The Precipice' on 'Goodreads'

3 stars

It gives an interesting point of view of the challenges we're facing. Since I've read a lot about effective altruism already, nothing in this book was new to me. That's not on the book, I should have read this many years earlier. The book could easily have been two hours shorter with the same impact.

John Hands: Cosmosapiens (2016, Overlook Duckworth) 2 stars

"Specialist scientific fields are developing at incredibly swift speeds, but what can they really tell …

Review of 'Cosmosapiens' on 'Goodreads'

2 stars

I was hoping for a surprising and insightful history comparable to Sapiens, but this is more a dry enumeration of science and pseudoscience without intriguing at any moment in time. I found myself often skipping a chapter, checking if the next one would be better. After a few, I skipped the entire first part. When part 2 didn't get better, I dropped the entire book.