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The Master Switch
The Rise and Fall of Information Empires
Tim Wu - Nov 28, 2011 (first published in 2010)
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It is easy to forget that every development in the history of the American information industryfrom the telephone to radio to filmonce existed in an open and chaotic marketplace inhabited by entrepreneurs and utopians, just as the Internet does today. Each of these, however, grew to be dominated by a monopolist or cartel. In this pathbreaking book,...
Dev Khare
Oct 24, 2020
@deepakabbot Would recommend reading this for tug of war between government and communications monopolies over the past century. The Master Switch by @superwuster      source
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The History of America's Future, 1584 to 2069
Neil Howe - Sep 30, 1992 (first published in 1991)
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Hailed by national leaders as politically diverse as former Vice President Al Gore and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Generations has been heralded by reviewers as a brilliant, if somewhat unsettling, reassessment of where America is heading.William Strauss and Neil Howe posit the history of America as a succession of generational biographies,...
Dev Khare
Jun 09, 2019
Why does this matter for founders? Because different generations have different propensities (to consume, save, live life in general) and will adopt products differently. Ideas adapted from awesome (but dense) book by William Strauss -      source