Book review: ‘How numbers rule the world’

Peanuts cartoon about mathematics

My review of Lorenzo Fioramonti’s new book ‘How numbers rule the world’ has just been published on the LSE review of books blog. My review (and to some extent the book) is an intriguing mixture of power, ignorance,  psychopaths, hard sums, morality and polemic. Which makes it strange that this cartoon is particularly apt.

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About stuartastill

Consultant: interested in analysis that impacts politics i.e. everything! Can do difficult equations - but avoids when working with humans
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