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Reid Garrett Hoffman CBE is an American internet entrepreneur, venture capitalist and author. Hoffman was the co-founder and executive chairman of LinkedIn, a business-oriented social network used primarily for professional networking.
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Tools and Weapons
The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age
by Brad Smith (Sep 09, 2019)
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With a foreword by Bill Gates From Microsoft's President and one of the tech industry's wisest thinkers, a frank and thoughtful reckoning with how to balance enormous promise and existential risk as the digitization of everything accelerates.Microsoft President Brad Smith operates by a simple core belief: when your technology changes the world, you...
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The Moment of Lift
How Empowering Women Changes the World
by Melinda Gates (Apr 22, 2019)
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A debut from Forbes' third most powerful woman in the world, Melinda Gates, a timely and necessary call to action for women's empowerment.For the last twenty years, Melinda Gates has been on a mission. Her goal, as co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has been to find solutions for people with the most urgent needs, wherever they live. ...
Alpha Girls
The Women Upstarts Who Took On Silicon Valley's Male Culture and Made the Deals of a Lifetime
by Julian Guthrie (Apr 29, 2019)
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An unforgettable story of four women who, through grit and ingenuity, became stars in the cutthroat, high-stakes, male dominated world of venture capital in Silicon Valley, and helped build some of the foremost companies of our time. In Alpha Girls, award-winning journalist Julian Guthrie takes readers behind the closed doors of venture capital, a...
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Sapiens
A Brief History of Humankind
by Yuval Noah Harari (Feb 09, 2015)
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100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo sapiens. How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did we come to believe in gods, nations and human rights; to trust money, books and laws; and to be ens...
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A grand theory of humanity.     source
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