A read on business and future advancements. Zero to one.

From the creator of PayPal,  a great read on the future of industry with emphasis on originality and making exponential differences compared to incremental. Perhaps most importantly this book makes the point that going from nothing to something is far more significant than making incremental changes in any field.

Dare to Disturb the Universe: Madeleine L’Engle on Creativity, Censorship, Writing, and the Duty of Children’s Books | Brain Pickings

Ideas turn into speech and speech spreads ideas. Anything that explores truth in conversation and the censorship of thoughts and words is a worthwhile read. http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/04/10/dare-to-be-creative-madeleine-l-engle/?utm_content=buffer52aa5&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Body health: Are We Really 10% Human and 90% Bacteria? Exploring The Microbiome… | The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss

This is more of a listen than a read, but a fascinating look at the ecosystem which is your stomach. It makes the point that you should look at your insides as their own world. Here the thought is brought up that as much as you should not dump trash in our oceans, nor shouldContinue reading “Body health: Are We Really 10% Human and 90% Bacteria? Exploring The Microbiome… | The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss”

Brain pickings: Famous Writers’ Sleep Habits vs. Literary Productivity, Visualized | Brain Pickings

There’s no correct way to manage sleep and productivity.  It seems based off these artists that there’s a combination of ways to make the two work. http://www.brainpickings.org/2013/12/16/writers-wakeup-times-literary-productivity-visualization/?utm_content=buffere5214&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Monica Lewinsky: The price of shame

Great Ted talk to hear for several reasons. One, she points out the difficulty of having your private life exposed online. Two, the importance of your sex life not being a thing which should be publicly scrutinized. People hear her name and think only of a blow job and often forget that she’s an educated andContinue reading “Monica Lewinsky: The price of shame”