Book Review: Data Driven – An Introduction to Management Consulting in the 21st Century

The book is written by Jeremy David Curuksu, who is a data scientist, management consultant, and researcher. He worked at the strategy firm Innosight, at the Chief Analytics Office of IBM, and at Amazon Web Services. He holds a PhD in bioinformatics and was a research scientist for 6 years in applied mathematics at the … Continue reading Book Review: Data Driven – An Introduction to Management Consulting in the 21st Century

Book Review: Learning to Unlearn – Transforming Higher Education

The book is written by Pablo Rivas, who is the founder and CEO of Global Alumni – the first Spanish-American ed-tech company specializing in supporting the world’s best universities. Through this book, Pablo aims to show the reader how the digital revolution is tearing down the traditional education system and transforming the economy and building … Continue reading Book Review: Learning to Unlearn – Transforming Higher Education

Book Review: Life is in the Transitions – Mastering Change at any Age

The book, written by New York Times’ Bestselling author Bruce Feiler, is based on 225 life stories that the author gathered including different ages, backgrounds, and walks of life. Feiler asked this people to “tell the story of their lives in fifteen minutes“, and specifies that all answers took more than an hour. He also … Continue reading Book Review: Life is in the Transitions – Mastering Change at any Age

Book Review: The 60-Year Curriculum – New Models for Lifelong Learning in the Digital Economy

Overall, this book discusses the roles that higher education can play in the organizational and societal mechanisms by which people can up-skill later in their lives when they do not have the time or resources for a full-time academic experience that results in a degree or certificate. Creating this transformational evolution of higher education requires … Continue reading Book Review: The 60-Year Curriculum – New Models for Lifelong Learning in the Digital Economy

Book Review: La Pregunta de sus Ojos

La pregunta de sus ojos es una novela escrita en 2005 por el autor argentino Eduardo Sacheri. La película del año 2009, que lleva el mismo nombre, se basó en esta obra. Las veintiún citas que llamaron mi atención dentro de esta obra son las siguientes: Debería haber aprendido eso. No lo de estar jubilado, sino … Continue reading Book Review: La Pregunta de sus Ojos

Book Review: Nacidos Para Correr

El libro, escrito por Christopher McDougall, presenta un extraordinario relato que permite no solo conocer sobre la cultura, tradiciones y creencias tarahumaras. La obra permite también adentrarse y destacar los enormes placeres y beneficios del correr. Las treinta citas que me parecieron más relevantes e impactantes en esta obra, son las siguientes:  Los tarahumaras quizá … Continue reading Book Review: Nacidos Para Correr

Book Review: Highlights – The Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago

This book presents a guide to over 100 highlights of the collection of the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago. The book presents objects from ancient Mesopotamia, Syro-Anatolia, The Levant, Egypt, Nubia and Persia, including valuable information about the history of the collections, photography, and a brief description of each object. The ten main objects … Continue reading Book Review: Highlights – The Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago

Book Review: The System of Professions – An Essay on the Division of Expert Labor

This book was written in 1988 by Andrew Abbott, who served as Distinguished Service Professor of the Department of Sociology and the College at the University of Chicago. The author explores central questions about the role of professions in modern life: Why should there be occupational groups controlling expert knowledge? Where and why did groups … Continue reading Book Review: The System of Professions – An Essay on the Division of Expert Labor

Book Review: The Trust Revolution – How the Digitalization of Trust will Revolutionize Business and Government

The book, written by M. Todd Henderson and Salen Churi – Professor at the University of Chicago Law School, and founder and partner at Trust Ventures, respectively – is about trust, how it has improved the human condition, and how it evolved alongside technological and societal changes. It explains how companies such as Uber are … Continue reading Book Review: The Trust Revolution – How the Digitalization of Trust will Revolutionize Business and Government

Book Review: La Gran Transición – Retos y Oportunidades del Cambio Tecnológico Exponencial

El libro está escrito por José Ramón López-Portillo Romano, quien es economista y doctor en ciencia política y pensamiento económico por la Universidad de Oxford, donde fundó y coordinó el Centro de Estudios Mexicanos de la misma universidad. En 2018, fue nombrado por el secretario general de las Naciones Unidas como miembro del grupo de … Continue reading Book Review: La Gran Transición – Retos y Oportunidades del Cambio Tecnológico Exponencial