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  • (Score: 1, Interesting) by Anonymous Coward on Thursday September 20 2018, @01:53AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Thursday September 20 2018, @01:53AM (#737333)

    Both non-fiction options are great for improving your decision making ability and discussion could be useful, but probably less interesting. If you liked The Black Swan, then you'd probably also like these.

    Makers was an entertaining read and might be interesting to contrast its near-future projections with current reality and where we think tech and society will go.

    The Metropolitan Man is one of the better examples of rationalist fiction and probably would be the first exposure to such storytelling for many here. It might rub some people the wrong way, but they could still have fun attacking the "smart" character's reasoning. The free audio version is very good and the length is reasonable enough that many could probably finish it with just their commute.

    I'd suggest reading or listing to the first chapters of The Metropolitan Man and Makers, since they're free, and see if you like the style.

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