You don’t have to be ordinary to be enough. And also – what are you most interested in at the moment and what is your favorite cheese?
Real progress is boring, unsexy and incremental. It’s time for some boring innovation.
“ELON MUSK IS A BODY THAT REMAINS VERY MUCH IN MOTION.” Elon Musk needs no introductions. His biography is not only an analysis of his way of thinking but also a treasure trove of exciting Silicon Valley history and current trivia. While investigating the life of Elon, we learn about PayPal, Tesla, Solar City, andContinue reading “Book: Elon Musk – Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future”
Homo Deus is a book about the possible paths for humanity. Yuval Noah Harari, author of Sapiens takes his insightful analysis of our species history and maps the trends and technological advances to present us with a possible future. I find this analysis highly accurate and agree with him on the direction we are facing.
Whiplash is a book about thriving in a world that is only gaining speed. Joi Ito was a director of now-famous MIT Media Lab and Jeff Howe is a veteran Wired author. Together, they dissect the most important scientific advances of history to discover what makes them tick. Amazon link. They distill it into fewContinue reading “Book: Whiplash – How to survive our faster future.”
“How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution” Walter Isaacson’s journey over the past few years adopted a particular theme: He wrote biographies of famous inventors and in the result – he learned a lot about how innovation happens. He started with Benjamin Franklin, later continued on with Einstein, Steve Jobs,Continue reading “Book: Innovators by Walter Isaacson”
“How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries” This book is essentially about innovation and how to sustain it. It draws parallels between the physics of phase transition and the innovation management theory. The business realities are pulling big businesses/corporations in the direction of franchise improvements – producing moreContinue reading “Book: Loonshots”