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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 - 2013-07-02 (first published in 2012)
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SELECTED BY THE ECONOMIST AS ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEARRemarkable as it may seem today, there once was a time when the president of the United States could pick up the phone and ask the president of General Motors to resign his position and take the reins of a great national enterprise. And the CEO would oblige, no questions asked, because i...
Horace Dediu
Great book.      source
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The Wages of Destruction
The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy
Adam Tooze - 2008-02-26 (first published in 2007)
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An extraordinary mythology has grown up around the Third Reich that hovers over political and moral debate even today. Adam Tooze's controversial new book challenges the conventional economic interpretations of that period to explore how Hitler's surprisingly prescient vision- ultimately hindered by Germany's limited resources and his own racial id...
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 - 2015-09-15 (first published in 2014)
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To create is human. Technology pioneer Kevin Ashton has experienced firsthand the all-consuming challenge of creating something new. Now, in a tour-de-force narrative twenty years in the making, Ashton demystifies the sacred act, leading us on a journey through humanity’s greatest creations to uncover the surprising truth behind who creates and how...
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
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 - 2014-10-28 (first published in 2013)
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“Different and new is relatively easy. Doing something that’s genuinely better is very hard.” —Jony IveIn 1997, Steve Jobs returned to Apple as CEO with the unenviable task of turning around the company he had founded. One night, Jobs discovered a scruffy British designer toiling away at Apple’s corporate headquarters, surrounded by hundreds of ske...
Horace Dediu
Jony Ive by Leander Kahney @lkahney The best book about Apple so far.      source