Welcome to Zubair’s Blog

Zubair Talib
2 min readJan 15, 2021

Click this blog to see a list of the various posts I’ve written — including on the brain, AI, education, and entrepreneurship.

Picture of me in Khorog, Tajikistan

Thanks for visiting! I started this blog a few years ago, but only started writing more regularly in late 2020.

Below is a list of the blogs I’ve written so far. I enjoy connecting and learning from others so reach out on linkedin or twitter or share your comments here. Thanks!

Brain & Artificial Intelligence

- The Brain: A Primer for the Novice (Blog Series on Neuroscience and AI)
- Conversational AI Explained (Blog Series)
- Life 3.0
- Where Ancient Wisdom Meets Modern Science
- Why We Sleep


- What’s Next
- What’s Next Update

Education & Ed-Tech

- The Future of Ed-Tech
- Quantified Learning
- What’s the Future of Work
- Prepared
- The Knowledge Gap

Business & Entrepreneurship

- Loonshots and Innovation
- Wealth & Happiness Silicon Valley Style
- The Advantage
- High Output Management
- To Sell is Human

Books Summaries and Other Topics

- Rise and Fall of Great Ancient Cities
- How to Become Anti-Fragile
- Central Asia Explained
- Utopia Within Our Grasp
- Alphafold-2 Brief Summary
- The Joy of Math
- This Time for Africa
- Working in Public (Open Source Software)
- Sapiens
- Winners Take All
- GPT-3 and AGI
- Boys in the Boat
- Wireless Power
- Life Lessons
- Driverless Vehicles
- Make it Stick
- 3D Printing