Some short essays the reading of which I think makes good use of time. I marked in orange those that I think are particularly good.

- The Relativity of Wrong (Isaac Asimov)
- Mathematics on a Distant Planet (Richard Hamming)
- The Inner Ring (C.S. Lewis)
- Cargo Cult Science (Richard Feynman)
- The Psychology of Human Misjudgment (Charlie Munger)
- Gospel of Wealth (Andrew Carnegie)
- Statistical Modeling: The Two Cultures (Leo Breiman)
- The Two Cultures of Mathematics (Timothy Gowers)
- The Use of Knowledge in Society (Friedrich Hayek)
- Warning Signs in Experimental Design and Interpretation (Peter Norvig)
- 20 Years, 20 Lessons, Part I (Part II) (Part III) (Mark Rosewater)
- Real Analysis Problem Solving Strategies (Terence Tao)
- PDE As a Unified Subject (Sergiu Klainerman)
- A Map of the Limits of Statistics (Nassim Taleb)
- Craft in Operations Research (Hugh Miser)
- The Cryptographic Mathematics of Enigma (Ray Miller, NSA)
- The Future of Operational Research Is Past (Russell Ackoff)
- Mathematics in the 20th Century (Michael Atiyah)
- Negative Expertise (Marvin Minsky)
- The Importance of Stupidity in Scientific Research (Martin Schwartz)
- On Our Duties As Scientists (Oded Goldreich)
- Advice For Graduate Students in Statistics (Michael Steele)
- Standard deviation (Nassim Taleb)