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Christopher Isaac "Biz" Stone is an American entrepreneur who co-founded Twitter, among other Internet-based services. Biz was the creative director at Xanga from 1999–2001. Stone co-founded Jelly, with Ben Finkel.
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The Ministry for the Future
A Novel
Kim Stanley Robinson - 2020-10-06
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This near-future novel explores the impacts of climate change, technology, politics, and human behavior. The Ministry for the Future was established to advocate for future generations and protect all living creatures. Through fictional eyewitness accounts, Kim Stanley Robinson weaves a visionary and powerful story of a future that is almost upon us. This impactful and original book presents both hope and despair in equal measure, making it one of the most powerful novels on climate change ever written.
Biz Stone
@igb What? I disagree. I stuck with it to the end and I found this book to be a wonderful exercise in optimism. A draft blueprint for how to address climate change. We need less dystopian nightmare sci fi and more of this.      source
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The Hard Thing About Hard Things
Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers
Ben Horowitz - 2014-03-04
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Learn the unfiltered truth about the challenges of running a business from Silicon Valley entrepreneur, Ben Horowitz. Drawing from his own experiences founding, managing, and investing in technology companies, Horowitz offers essential advice for navigating the toughest problems business schools don't cover. Using anecdotes from his own rise to success, he covers everything from firing friends to poaching competitors, and managing your own psychology while leading a company. With humor and candidness, The Hard Thing About Hard Things is a must-read for both veteran entrepreneurs and those aspiring to start their own ventures.
Biz Stone
@MikeIsaac Horowitz’s book is good. Happy New Year Mike!      source
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Atomic Habits
An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
James Clear - 2018-10-16
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Discover a proven framework for improving every day with Atomic Habits. Written by one of the world’s foremost experts in habit formation, James Clear, this instant New York Times bestseller offers practical strategies on how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results. Drawing on biology, psychology, and neuroscience, Clear distills complex topics into simple behaviors that can be easily applied to daily life and work. Whether you want to overcome a lack of motivation, design your environment for success, or simply achieve your goals, Atomic Habits will reshape the way you think about progress and give you the tools you need to transform your habits.
Biz Stone
@csanhuezalobos I’m reading Atomic Habits now. Great book.      source
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The Mac is Not a Typewriter
Robin Williams - 2003-04-21 (first published in 1989)
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This typography must-read has been hailed as the "Strunk and White" for typeface. The Mac is Not a Typewriter offers logical and straightforward principles for creating beautiful, professional documents. With updated examples and practical advice, author Robin Williams covers everything from quotation marks to white space. Whether you're a document pro or novice, this book is an indispensable guide for creating standout work.
Biz Stone
I've always loved this book.      source