People often ask for book recommendations. Below are must-reads.
Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space
Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital: The Dynamics of Bubbles and Golden Ages
The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers
The Vision of the Anointed: Self-Congratulation as a Basis for Social Policy
Why Information Grows: The Evolution of Order, from Atoms to Economies
Below are definitely worth considering.
Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning
Dealers of Lightning: Xerox PARC and the Dawn of the Computer Age
Fermat’s Enigma: The Epic Quest to Solve the World’s Greatest Mathematical Problem
Hackers & Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age
The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation
The Lever of Riches: Technological Creativity and Economic Progress
Sociophysics: A Physicist’s Modeling of Psycho-political Phenomena
Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier