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Bookshelf

Regular reading

NY Times: general news and events

The Economist: global view

Hacker News: Tech news

History of Computer Science

Bob Barton, Functional design of digital computer

Alan Kay, Inventor of Smalltalk and Object Oriented programming

John McCarthy, Stanford professor - Inventor of lisp, AI pioneer

  • Progress and its Sustainability He also wrote a paper on human progress and its sustainability. It’s a handy reference to address doom and gloom scenarios on how bad the world is.

Links

Do Certifications Matter: experience beats book knowledge.

How to learn anything - by Richard Feyman

  • Choose a Concept
  • Teach it to a Toddler
  • Identify Gaps and Go Back to The Source Material
  • Review and Simplify

stratechery article: Definition of a platform?

“When the economic value of everybody that uses the platform exceeds the value of the company that creates it.”