Algorithms to Live By by Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths
I wanted to project myself forward to age eighty, and now I'm looking back on my life. I want to have minimised the number of regrets that I have.
Training scars: anecdote about an officer disarming an attacker and then handing the gun back to them (possibly taken from https://www.amazon.com/Combat-Psychology-Physiology-Deadly-Conflict/dp/0964920549).
Artificial neural nets tend to overfit.