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Ben Silbermann is an American billionaire Internet entrepreneur. He is the co-founder and CEO of Pinterest, a visual discovery engine, which lets users organize images, links, recipes and other things.
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The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World
Vivek H Murthy - Apr 21, 2020
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Ben Silbermann
An extraordinary and essential book for our time. With powerful stories and sobering truths, the author does a masterful job of showing how, even in the digital age, there’s no substitute for authentic human connection.      source
Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat
Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking
Samin Nosrat - Apr 25, 2017
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A visionary new master class in cooking that distills decades of professional experience into just four simple elements, from the woman declared “America’s next great cooking teacher” by Alice Waters.In the tradition of The Joy of Cooking and How to Cook Everything comes Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, an ambitious new approach to cooking by a major new cul...
Ben Silbermann
I enjoy cooking, and this book taught me a lot of the basics of flavor and cooking technique.      source
The Better Angels of Our Nature
Why Violence Has Declined
Steven Pinker - Sep 25, 2012 (first published in 2010)
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Believe it or not, today we may be living in the most peaceful moment in our species' existence. In his gripping and controversial new work, New York Times bestselling author Steven Pinker shows that despite the ceaseless news about war, crime, and terrorism, violence has actually been in decline over long stretches of history. Exploding myths abou...
Ben Silbermann
Takes a long view and shows the long-term decline in violence that has occurred.      source