Author Archives: chaisesmith

About chaisesmith

B.A. Political Science - University of Kentucky Minor Philosophy - University of Kentucky

Updates To (Maybe) Resume

Some things happened and I abandoned this site. I hope to correct this.

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(Lack Of) Progress Report [4]

The Progress Report When I last posted, far too long ago, I had just finished book #28. I wasn’t worried about being behind ~5 books on my goal. It turns out, I should have been. I’m getting ahead of myself. … Continue reading

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Progress Report [3]

The Progress Report It’s been ~17 days since the last update. At the time I had just finished book #26 and was ~5 books behind pace. Since then, things have been pretty busy. The Fall semester began, I took a … Continue reading

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Progress Report [2]

So it only took 10 days between updates this time. That’s very nearly down to one a week. Nearly. The Progress Report Last time, I had just finished book #23, Nudge, leaving me ~8 books behind ideal pace. I’m pleased … Continue reading

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Progress Report [1]

Alright, it’s been a few weeks since I first wrote about the reading list, my goal of reading at least 52 books over the course of 2013. Part of the motivation for writing about it here was a sense of … Continue reading

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Thinking Fast and Slow

Exposure to Kahneman’s work in decision making has played a pretty huge role in my life. I owe him, and others like Thaler and Ariely, a great debt of gratitude for shaping my fascination behavioral economics and decision making. And … Continue reading

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The Reading List

Way back in the first week of January, I was made aware of this whole 52 books in a year thing. The, not uncommon as I have discovered, challenge someone undertakes to try and read one book a week, every … Continue reading

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