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Josh Felser is a successful entrepreneur and investor with a passion for startups, music and the environment. He is a cofounder of Freestyle, an early stage venture capital firm. He also recently cofounded #Climate, a non-profit dedicated to using technology and social media to help mitigate climate change.
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Book One of the Centenal Cycle (The Centenal Cycle (1))
Malka Older - 2017-08-08 (first published in 2016)
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It's been twenty years and two election cycles since Information, a powerful search engine monopoly, pioneered the switch from warring nation-states to global micro-democracy. The corporate coalition party Heritage has won the last two elections. With another election on the horizon, the Supermajority is in tight contention, and everything's on the...
Josh Felser
@balajis Given your beliefs, you may enjoy this good but not great book I enjoyed. Infomocracy: Book One of the Centenal Cycle      source
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Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation
Paul Hawken - 2021-09-21
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A radically new understanding of and practical approach to climate change by noted environmentalist Paul Hawken, creator of the New York Times bestseller Drawdown The dangers of climate change and a warming world have been in the public eye for fifty years. For three decades, scientists and the United Nations have urged us to address future existen...
Josh Felser
There is no fixing #climatechange without lifting all of humanity up. If you want to learn how to translate this belief into action then read @PaulHawken's latest book      source
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Stranger in a Strange Land
Robert A. Heinlein - 2018-07-31 (first published in 1961)
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Robert Heinlein's Hugo Award-winning all-time masterpiece, the brilliant novel that grew from a cult favorite to a bestseller to a science fiction classic.Raised by Martians on Mars, Valentine Michael Smith is a human who has never seen another member of his species. Sent to Earth, he is a stranger who must learn what it is to be a man. But his own...
Josh Felser
@clgood @orenjacob “Stranger in a strange land” is one of the great sci fi books.      source
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Brave New World
Aldous Huxley - 2017-05-09 (first published in 1932)
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Brave New World is a dystopian novel by English author Aldous Huxley, written in 1931 and published in 1932. Largely set in a futuristic World State, inhabited by genetically modified citizens and an intelligence-based social hierarchy, the novel anticipates huge scientific advancements in reproductive technology, sleep-learning, psychological mani...
Josh Felser
@RyanCTJ @aexm Loved that book      source
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A Novel
Mat Johnson - 2012-09-04 (first published in 2011)
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Recently canned professor of American literature Chris Jaynes has just made a startling discovery: the manuscript of a crude slave narrative that confirms the reality of Edgar Allan Poe’s strange and only novel, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket. Determined to seek out Tsalal, the remote island of pure and utter blackness that Poe des...
Josh Felser
@joshelman @ev Both of you must read Pym. Book of the year for me.      source
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