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Linda Xie


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Linda Xie is co-founder and Managing Director of Scalar Capital. Previously she was a product manager at Coinbase which she joined in June 2014. At Coinbase, Xie has worked with regulators and law enforcement on compliance for digital assets. Prior to Coinbase, she was a portfolio risk analyst at AIG. Linda holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, San Diego.
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A Mind at Play
How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age
Jimmy Soni - Jul 17, 2018 (first published in 2017)
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Winner of the Neumann Prize for the History of Mathematics**Named a best book of the year by Bloomberg and Nature** **'Best of 2017' by The Morning Sun** "We owe Claude Shannon a lot, and Soni & Goodman’s book takes a big first step in paying that debt." —San Francisco Review of Books "Soni and Goodman are at their best when they invoke the wonder...
Linda Xie
Nov 26, 2020
@simondlr @vntrp @JamesGleick A Mind at Play is a great read too if you haven't checked out yet!     source
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Working in Public
The Making and Maintenance of Open Source Software
Nadia Eghbal - Aug 04, 2020
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An inside look at modern open source software developers--and their applications to, and influence on, our online social world."Nadia is one of today's most nuanced thinkers about the depth and potential of online communities, and this book could not have come at a better time." --Devon Zuegel, director of product, communities at GitHubOpen source ...
Linda Xie
Aug 04, 2020
@m1shti @dksf @nayafia I'm learning so much from @nayafia! Loved the book :)     source
A Crack in Creation
Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution
Jennifer A. Doudna - Aug 21, 2018 (first published in 2017)
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Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize    The future is in our hands as never before, and this book explains the stakes like no other. George LucasRequired reading for every concerned citizen. New York Review of Books   Not since the atomic bomb has a technology so alarmed its inventors that they warned the world about its use. That is, un...
Linda Xie
Dec 17, 2019
Really enjoyed the book "A Crack in Creation" co-authored by Jennifer Doudna, one of the scientists who discovered CRISPR. It goes over the history of gene editing, how it works (gets pretty technical), fascinating experiments, and future implications     source
Digital Gold
Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money
Nathaniel Popper - May 24, 2016 (first published in 2015)
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New York Times Book Review Editors ChoiceSHORTLISTED FOR THE 2015 FINANCIAL TIMES AND MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEARA New York Times technology and business reporter charts the dramatic rise of Bitcoin and the fascinating personalities who are striving to create a new global money for the Internet age.Digital Gold is New York Times reporter Nat...
Linda Xie
Sep 02, 2019
What’s the one book you would recommend someone to read if they were interested in learning more about your industry? Mine would be Digital Gold by Nathaniel Popper. It’s a fascinating book about the early days of Bitcoin.     source