Books

I thought of compiling a list of books I’ve read or I’m reading right now that could be related to the stuff I write in this blog.

Zero to One
Zero to One

Zero to One Peter Thiel

  • Peter Thiel shared his vision about how to start, startup life, investments, employees, salaries, valuations, his experiences founding PayPal, Silicon valley life etc.
  • Random House
  • 16.06.2015
  • 224 pages
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Thinking in Systems: a Primer
Thinking in Systems: a Primer

Thinking in Systems: a Primer Donella H. Meadows

  • Thinking in Systems explains in a refreshing way what happens around us: oil price, politics corruption… etc.
  • Chelsea Green Publishing Co
  • 14.09.2015
  • 240 pages
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Misbehaving
Misbehaving

Misbehaving Richard H. Thaler

  • Very interesting personal history of the development in behavioral economics carried out by the author.
  • Penguin Press
  • 28.04.2016
  • 432 pages
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On Intelligence
On Intelligence

On Intelligence Jeff Hawkins

  • Jeff presents a complicated topic in a clear, concise manner. Absolutely a must-read for anyone interested in consciousness, thought, AI, and understanding
  • Times Books
  • 01.04.2007
  • 284 pages
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Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs Walter Isaacson

  • Isaacson provides an extraordinary account of Jobs’ professional and personal life
  • Simon & Schuster
  • 24.10.2011
  • 656 pages
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Thinking, fast and slow
Thinking, fast and slow

Thinking, fast and slow Daniel Kahneman

  • Kahneman takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think. System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System 2 is slower, more deliberative, and more logical.
  • Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • 25.10.2011
  • 499 pages
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The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the age of Amazon
The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the age of Amazon

The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the age of Amazon Brad Stone

  • An engaging and fascinating read…. An excellent chronicle of Amazon’s rise…. A gift for entrepreneurs and business builders of the new generation.
  • Little, Brown and Company
  • 15.10.2013
  • 384 pages
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Without you, there is no us
Without you, there is no us

Without you, there is no us Suki Kim

  • “Sometimes the longer you are inside a prison, the harder it is to fathom what is possible beyond its walls.”
  • Crown
  • 04.10.2014
  • 304 pages
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Creativity Inc.
Creativity Inc.

Creativity Inc. Ed Catmull

  • “If you aren’t experiencing failure, then you are making a far worse mistake: You are being driven by the desire to avoid it.”
  • Random House
  • 08.04.2014
  • 368 pages
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Blue Pills: A Positive Love Story
Blue Pills: A Positive Love Story

Blue Pills: A Positive Love Story Frederik Peeters

  • For those who have chosen to love in the face of great challenges
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • 15.08.2008
  • 192 pages
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What I wish I knew When I was 20
What I wish I knew When I was 20

What I wish I knew When I was 20 Tina Seelig

  • Tina Seelig is one of the most creative and inspiring teachers at Stanford. Her book ought to be required reading
  • HarperOne
  • 14.04.2009
  • 208 pages
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Radioactive: Marie and Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout
Radioactive: Marie and Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout

Radioactive: Marie and Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout Lauren Redniss

  • “Radioactive” glows in the dark. And that’s just the start of the charm and beauty and high intelligence of an oversized book that mixes text and art, documents and narrative,…
  • Lauren Redniss
  • 01.02.2011
  • 208 pages
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S.
S.

S. J. J. Abrams

  • Amazing book recommended by my friend Pablo. One book. Two readers. A world of mystery, menace and desire.
  • Michel Lafon
  • 09.10.2013
  • 416 pages
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The Tipping point
The Tipping point

The Tipping point Malcom Gladwell

  • The book seeks to explain and describe the “mysterious” sociological changes that mark everyday life. As Gladwell states, “Ideas and products and messages and behaviors spread like viruses do”.
  • Hachette Book Group USA
  • 01.01.2006
  • 280 pages
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Management 3.0
Management 3.0

Management 3.0 Jurgen Appelo

  • Appelo shares insights that are grounded in modern complex systems theory, reflecting the intense complexity of modern software development.
  • Addison-Wesley Professional
  • 18.12.2010
  • 464 pages
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