Marshall Kirkpatrick is a co-founder and the CEO of Little Bird, a social marketing platform. Previously, he was the vice president and lead writer at ReadWriteWeb. Prior to joining RWW in September 2007, Marshall was the director of content at SplashCast Media. He also served as a lead blogger at TechCrunch.
12 books on the list
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"A landmark in the process of decolonizing imperial Western knowledge."Walter Mignolo, Duke UniversityTo the colonized, the term "research" is conflated with European colonialism; the ways in which academic research has been implicated in the throes of imperialism remains a painful memory.This essential volume explores intersections of imperialism ...
That’s what comes to mind while reading this amazing book today. If you’re interested in learning about learning, and creating a more just and sustainable world, it’s an inspiring classic. – source
Marshall KirkpatrickAug 13, 2021
Reading this amazing book about trees, a novel filled with stories and information about trees, and really enjoying it – source
Marshall KirkpatrickJul 19, 2021
Also recommended byTim O’ReillyTim FerrissEmilia ClarkeBill McKibbenMartha KearneyMark MansonTom PetersDeborah Blum
@skipwaltersky @profkane Jerry’s book is great. I’ve shared a bunch of my favorite highlights here – source
Marshall KirkpatrickApr 24, 2021
@skipwaltersky @aprildunford So glad you saw this tweet! Very helpful book! – source
Marshall KirkpatrickApr 24, 2021
The Data Journalism Handbook
Towards A Critical Data Practice (Digital Studies, 1)
The Data Journalism Handbook: Towards a Critical Data Practice provides a rich and panoramic introduction to data journalism, combining both critical reflection and practical insight. It offers a diverse collection of perspectives on how data journalism is done around the world and the broader consequences of datafication in the news, serving as bo...
@chrisbrogan @aboutaaron The stories in this book are excellent, Chris. It’s really just full of stories from 70 data journalists, with related advice, as far as I can tell. – source
Marshall KirkpatrickMar 25, 2021
Between Earth and Empire focuses on the crucial position of humanity at the present moment in Earth History. We have left the Cenozoic, the “new period of life,” and are now in the midst of the Necrocene, a period of mass extinction and reversal. It is argued that an effective response to global crisis requires attention to all major spheres of soc...
@thisisneer @reframerefine Agreed! As described in this amazing book. – source
Marshall KirkpatrickFeb 02, 2021
Want to understand the GameStop situation? Here's a good explanation & analysis by the author of the best selling book "The Wisdom of Crowds" @JamesSurowiecki – source
Marshall KirkpatrickJan 28, 2021
Finalist for the 2020 C. Wright Mills Award from the Society for the Study of Social Problems Since time before memory, large numbers of salmon have made their way up and down the Klamath River. Indigenous management enabled the ecological abundance that formed the basis of capitalist wealth across North America. These activities on the landscape c...
Regarding fires in California, this incredible book explains the fragility that has resulted from a century of settlers suppressing indigenous fire cultivation. This book blew my mind. – source
Marshall KirkpatrickAug 19, 2020
Just finished reading “Thinking in Systems” on Audible, highly recommend it. Realized at the closing credits I’m reading two books now both from Chelsea Green Publishing! I hadn’t heard of them before: – source
Marshall KirkpatrickAug 17, 2020
@jhagel This is a great book btw! – source
Marshall KirkpatrickNov 29, 2019
Also recommended byJennifer LopezMark DuplassBen BrodeElizabeth C. McLaughlinQuinn CummingsCourtney MilanKelly Wickham Hurst
The newest book from Jeremy Rifkin, advisor to the EU and China on the networked, green, post-carbon economy, is amazing. I recommend it highly. – source
Marshall KirkpatrickNov 03, 2019
The Challenger Customer by Brent Adamson