A fascinating look into the life of one of the tech industry’s icon’s. An absolute must read!
A richly original look at the origins of money by one of Harvard’s smartest history professors. Its a truly fascinating read that acts as a great primer for anybody who’s ever wondered about the evolution of money, banking and of the world.
*Rework *shows you a better, faster, easier way to succeed in business. Read it and you’ll know why plans are actually harmful, why you don’t need outside investors, and why you’re better off ignoring the competition. An easy, smart and entertaining read by the founder of the infamous 37signals.
This book introduces the idea of design thinking‚ the collaborative process by which the designer′s sensibilities and methods are employed to match people′s needs not only with what is technically feasible, but also with what is economically viable. A great read by one of the world’s leading designers/design thinkers.
An fascinating book about networks, emergence, swarm intelligence, feedback loops and biology. Great stuff from Johnson - as always!
One of the most fascinating books I’ve picked up in recent times. It’s a captivating chronicle of the evolution of human communications [which is so well written that I’m slowly delving through it, savoring every page]. It’s thoroughly informative and packed with unconventional wisdom about the evolution of media and technology. The infamous Maria Popova from the brainpickings blog rated it #1 book for cognitive sunshine on her 2011 summer reading list.
Another masterpiece from Shirky [interactive telecommunications professor at NUY] about collaboration in the digital age. As with anything Shirky, its a brilliant, informative and enjoyable read. Good stuff!
A long yet interesting read [from Pulitzer prize winning Thomas L. Friedman] about the societal, environmental and economic implications of an increasingly globalized world. Sometimes a little dense, but definitely informative. While not my favorite book overall, I remain glad I read it.
A smart and engaging book from one of the world’s leading educational thinkers/consultants. Densely packed with inspiring stories of unconventional creativity and success. An easy read from one of TED’s most b beloved speakers. If you have seen his TEDtalks, you owe it to yourself to check them out.