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Horace Dediu

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Horace H. Dediu is a Romanian-American industry analyst with a focus on mobile phones and especially Apple Inc., as well as micromobility. He is known for his analysis of Apple's business strategy and predictions of their financials.
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Freedom's Forge
How American Business Produced Victory in World War II
Arthur Herman - 2012-05-08
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This book takes us back to World War II, revealing how two extraordinary American businessmen, William Knudsen and Henry J. Kaiser, helped mobilize business leaders across the country to create the "arsenal of democracy" that propelled the Allies to victory. "Freedom's Forge" vividly re-creates American industry's finest hour, when the nation's business elites put aside their pursuit of profits and set about saving the world. Featuring behind-the-scenes portraits of key players, this book is a rarely told, magnificent industrial saga that sheds new light on the epic achievements of American business in helping win the war.
Horace Dediu
Great book.      source
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The Wages of Destruction
The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy
Adam Tooze - 2007-03-22
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Uncover the economic vision behind Hitler's Third Reich and its impact on World War II in The Wages of Destruction. Author Adam Tooze presents a groundbreaking analysis of how Hitler sought to create a powerful German super-state to rival America, despite limited resources and a destructive racial ideology. This controversial and chilling work of scholarship challenges conventional interpretations of the era and is sure to change the way we view history.
Horace Dediu
@benedictevans I know the book. Stunning.      source
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Dan Carlin
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How to Fly a Horse
The Secret History of Creation, Invention, and Discovery
Kevin Ashton - 2015-01-20 (first published in 2014)
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Discover the surprising truth about creation in "How to Fly a Horse." Technology pioneer Kevin Ashton demystifies the process of bringing something new to life in this tour-de-force narrative. Through examples ranging from Mozart to Apple, Ashton shows how seemingly ordinary individuals and unremarkable acts lead to our most astounding breakthroughs. This essential, passionate exploration is a must-read for would-be creators and innovators alike.
Horace Dediu
How to Fly a Horse by @kevin_Ashton is the best book I read this year. Outstanding. Should be obligatory reading.      source
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Joel McHale
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The End of Traffic and the Future of Access
Roadmap to the New Transport Landscape
David Levinson, Kevin Krizek - 2015-08-18
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In this book we propose the welcome notion that traffic—as most people have come to know it—is ending and why. We depict a transport context in most communities where new opportunities are created by the collision of slow, medium, and fast moving technologies. We then unfold a framework to think more broadly about concepts of transport and accessib...
Horace Dediu
I’m asked for books on cars and transportation to read. Here is one: The End of Traffic and the Future of Transport      source
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Jony Ive
The Genius Behind Apple's Greatest Products
Leander Kahney - 2013-11-14
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The story of a shy British designer who became the world's leading tech innovator by collaborating with Steve Jobs to create some of Apple's most iconic products: the iMac, iPod, iPad, and iPhone. Jony Ive reveals the true story of Apple's real innovator-in-chief and gives insight into how he has redefined the ways in which we work, entertain, and communicate with one another.
Horace Dediu
Jony Ive by Leander Kahney @lkahney The best book about Apple so far.      source