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Jack Patrick Dorsey is an American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur who is the co-founder and CEO of Twitter, and the founder and CEO of Square, a mobile payments company.
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Civilized to Death
The Price of Progress
Christopher Ryan - 2019-10-01 (first published in 2018)
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The New York Times bestselling coauthor of Sex at Dawn explores the ways in which “progress” has perverted the way we live: how we eat, learn, feel, mate, parent, communicate, work, and die.Most of us have instinctive evidence the world is ending—balmy December days, face-to-face conversation replaced with heads-to-screens zomboidism, a world at co...
Jack Dorsey
2020-06-12T17:46:51.000Z
Incredible book by ⁦@ThatChrisRyan⁩. And timely.      source
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Whole Earth Discipline
Why Dense Cities, Nuclear Power, Transgenic Crops, Restored Wildlands, and Geoengineering Are Necessary
Stewart Brand - 2010-09-28 (first published in 2009)
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"Incredible book . . . Best I've read this year." --Jack Dorsey, via Twitter This eye-opening book by the legendary author of the National Book Award-winning Whole Earth Catalog persuasively details a new approach to our stewardship of the planet. Lifelong ecologist and futurist Stewart Brand relies on scientific rigor to shatter myths concerning n...
Jack Dorsey
2020-05-26T13:27:09.000Z
Incredible book by @stewartbrand. Best I’ve read this year. “Cities are green. Nuclear energy is green. Genetic engineering is green.”      source
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The Plant Paradox Quick and Easy
The 30-Day Plan to Lose Weight, Feel Great, and Live Lectin-Free
Steven R Gundry - 2019-01-08
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From bestselling author Dr. Steven Gundry, a quick and easy guide to The Plant Paradox program that gives readers the tools to enjoy the benefits of lectin-free eating in just 30 days.In Dr. Steven Gundry’s breakout bestseller The Plant Paradox, readers learned the surprising truth about foods that have long been regarded as healthy. Lectins—a type...
Jack Dorsey
2019-07-17T20:33:36.000Z
Finished reading. Insightful and comprehensive. Thanks ⁦@DrGundry⁩      source
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American Nations
A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America
Colin Woodard - 2012-09-25 (first published in 2011)
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- A New Republic Best Book of the Year - The Globalist Top Books of the Year - Winner of the Maine Literary Award for Non-fiction - Particularly relevant in understanding who voted for who in this presidential election year, this is an endlessly fascinating look at American regionalism and the eleven "nations" that continue to shape North AmericaAc...
Jack Dorsey
2019-07-06T04:20:23.000Z
Finished reading      source
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Principles
Life and Work
Ray Dalio - 2017-09-19 (first published in 2011)
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Ray Dalio, one of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs, shares the unconventional principles that he’s developed, refined, and used over the past forty years to create unique results in both life and business—and which any person or organization can adopt to help achieve their goals.In 1975, Ray Dalio founded an investment firm, ...
Jack Dorsey
2017-11-08T04:23:28.000Z
So many to pick from in this amazing book. I’m focused on radical truth and radical transparency. Toughest and most uncomfortable to do, both personally and through work, but also the most freeing and impactful. I’ve committed to weekly progress.      source
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The Score Takes Care of Itself
My Philosophy of Leadership
Bill Walsh - 2010-06-29 (first published in 2009)
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The last lecture on leadership by the NFL's greatest coach: Bill Walsh Bill Walsh is a towering figure in the history of the NFL. His advanced leadership transformed the San Francisco 49ers from the worst franchise in sports to a legendary dynasty. In the process, he changed the way football is played.Prior to his death, Walsh granted a series of e...
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The Paleo Solution
The Original Human Diet
Robb Wolf - 2010-09-14
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Do you want to lose fat and stay young, all while avoiding cancer, diabetes, heart disease, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and a host of other illnesses? The Paleo Solution incorporates the latest, cutting edge research from genetics, biochemistry and anthropology to help you look, feel and perform your best. Written by Robb Wolf, a research biochemist w...
Jack Dorsey
2013-01-04T20:46:22.000Z
I recommend @RobbWolf's book The Paleo Solution to start a paleo diet. Answers the why, and is a fun read too.      source
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The Master and Margarita
Mikhail Bulgakov - 2001-12-01 (first published in 1967)
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A masterful translation of one of the great novels of the 20th centuryNothing in the whole of literature compares with The Master and Margarita. Full of pungency and wit, this luminous work is Bulgakov’s crowning achievement, skilfully blending magical and realistic elements, grotesque situations and major ethical concerns. Written during the darke...
Jack Dorsey
2010-02-17T19:02:41.000Z
Just left the Spasso House. So beautiful. The ball in one of my favorite books, The Master and Margarita, is based around a ball there!      source
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The Art Spirit
Robert Henri - 2019-06-27 (first published in 1929)
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First published in 1923, "The Art Spirit," by famed artist and teacher Robert Henri, has been an important and influential guide to aspiring artists for nearly one hundred years. Born Robert Henry Cozad in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1865, Henri studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, the Acad�mie Julian in Paris, and the Ѐcole de...
Jack Dorsey
About creativity through the lens of an art student.      source
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The Four Agreements
A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
Don Miguel Ruiz - 2018-07-10 (first published in 1997)
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In The Four Agreements, bestselling author don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.   A New York Time...
Jack Dorsey
We have a library at Square and it contains two of my favorite books: The Yoga Sutras and The Four Agreements.      source
Becoming Steve Jobs by Brent Schlender
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Sri Swami Satchidananda
Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande