Joseph Gebbia Jr. is an American billionaire designer and Internet entrepreneur. He is a co-founder and chief product officer of Airbnb. In 2009, Gebbia was listed in BusinessWeek's Top 20 Best Young Tech Entrepreneurs. In 2010, he was named in Inc. Magazine's Thirty under Thirty, and 2013, he was named in Fortune Magazine's Forty-under-Forty.
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
The Ultimate Collection Volume 1 (TMNT Ultimate Collection)
Discover the early days of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with this special hardcover collection. Featuring the first seven Mirage Studios issues and a one-shot by creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird, this volume is action-packed with over 300 pages of mutated-martial arts action. Perfect for both long-time fans and newcomers, see where the TMNT phenomena began in this excellent addition to any collection.
Around the second grade I was totally hooked – Donatello, Michelangelo, Raphael, everybody. I was in it. – source
All Marketers are Liars
The Underground Classic That Explains How Marketing Really Works--and Why Authenticity Is the Best Marketing of All
Discover how all marketers tell stories to sell their products or services in this thought-provoking book by Seth Godin. Through his essential questions, "What's your story?", "Will the people who need to hear this story believe it?" and "Is it true?", Godin reveals how great marketers tell a story that fits our worldview, one that we embrace and share. Learn from the successes of products like the Dyson vacuum cleaner, Fiji water, or the iPod, while being warned of the dangers of "fib to fraud." Embrace the power of storytelling and understand the world in a new way.
I remember something that the author says in there which I never forgot, which is to make something people want to talk about. – source
Cradle to Cradle
Remaking the Way We Make Things
Transform the way we make things by taking inspiration from nature itself. In this provocative and visionary book, the authors challenge the "cradle to grave" manufacturing model and propose a new approach that sees waste as food. Learn how products can be designed from the outset to provide nourishment for something new, and how eco-effectiveness can be put into practice by anyone involved in making anything.
Was hugely influential. – source
Creating the Next Industrial Revolution
This groundbreaking book reveals how today's global businesses can be both environmentally responsible and highly profitable....
This other way of thinking about how we consume things in the planet. – source
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