This is my first post. I’m hoping to use this website as a way to express my ideas and thoughts on books as I read them, and as the website progresses, point you to other relevant analyses to the world we live in, whether it be other blog posts, news articles, podcasts, etc.

As Hamlet said, “Brevity is the soul of wit”, so I will try to keep my reviews as succinct yet informative as possible. I know that time is a valuable resource, so with that, let’s visit our first book, Zero to One by Peter Thiel.

“We basically run a coalition government…without the efficiency of a parliamentary system,” ruminates Paul Ryan near the conclusion of Tim Alberta’s inaugural book, American Carnage. As a reporter for Politico, Alberta takes the reader on a journey on how the Trumpist tendencies of the Republican party were born, starting from…

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism by Shoshana Zuboff is a landmark book that discusses the implications of the most advanced technology in our society today and how elite technology companies like Google and Facebook are using this to harness insights that are changing the way we live. Zuboff likens the…

As a business student, case studies are a fundamental part of one’s program in order to understand business processes and how to appropriately respond when faced with a certain situation. Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and Palantir, and an early investor in companies like SpaceX and Facebook, knows a thing…

Adam Syed

Currently: MBA candidate at Boston College. Previous experience in financial services and biz dev.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store