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Chris Dixon is an American internet entrepreneur and investor. He is a general partner at the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, and previously worked at eBay. He is also the co-founder and former CEO of Hunch, a website.
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Syntax & Sage
Reflections on Software and Nature
Sep Kamvar - 2016-01-01
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Syntax & Sage weaves ideas about nature, software, art, and urban design in a book that shows how software shapes the world, how the world shapes people, and how people shape software....
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His book, Syntax & Sage, is an encapsulation of the technical philosophy that underpins his approach to protocol design.      source
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The Company
A Short History of a Revolutionary Idea (Modern Library Chronicles)
John Micklethwait - 2005-01-11 (first published in 2003)
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Chosen by BusinessWeek as One of the Top Ten Business Books of the Year With apologies to Hegel, Marx, and Lenin, the basic unit of modern society is neither the state, nor the commune, nor the party; it is the company. From this bold premise, John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge chart the rise of one of history’s great catalysts for good and ev...
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@natemodi @sriramk @avichal @GoodTimeShowCH Yes! best book about DAOs :)      source
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Consciousness Explained
Daniel C. Dennett - 1992-10-20
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" audacious as its title....Mr. Dennett's exposition is nothing short of brilliant." --George Johnson, New York Times Book ReviewConsciousness Explained is a a full-scale exploration of human consciousness. In this landmark book, Daniel Dennett refutes the traditional, commonsense theory of consciousness and presents a new model, base...
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@fredericrenken @danieldennett one of my favorite books too      source
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Why Does College Cost So Much?
Robert B. Archibald - 2014-08-01 (first published in 2010)
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Much of what is written about colleges and universities ties rapidly rising tuition to dysfunctional behavior in the academy. Common targets of dysfunction include prestige games among universities, gold plated amenities, and bloated administration. This book offers a different view. To explain rising college cost, the authors place the higher educ...
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@jess @sacca excellent book on root cause of problem      source