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Peter Diamandis

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Peter H. Diamandis is a Greek American engineer, physician, and entrepreneur best known for being founder and chairman of the X Prize Foundation, cofounder and executive chairman of Singularity University and coauthor of The New York Times bestsellers Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think and BOLD: How to Go Big, Create Wealth, and Impact the World.
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Why We Age―and Why We Don't Have To
David A. Sinclair - 2019-09-10
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Discover the groundbreaking theory that aging is a disease and is treatable in this fascinating book by a leading authority on genetics and longevity. Exploring research from Harvard, the author reveals how activating vitality genes can slow down or even reverse aging. Prepare to be enlightened on this bold new approach to aging.
Peter Diamandis
If you haven’t read Lifespan by @davidasinclair of @Harvard Medical School (I strongly recommend it), he gives a host of compelling evidence to show there is no reason people born today cannot live to at least 120 in healthy condition, if not 150 and beyond.      source
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The Man Who Sold The Moon
Robert A. Heinlein - 2007-02-01 (first published in 1950)
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This book covers a range of futuristic topics including cheap solar power, a system of moving roads, and space travel. An unlikely billionaire, D. D. Harriman, opens up the space frontier with his dream of Space for All Mankind. But does he go too far? Find out in this thought-provoking read.
Peter Diamandis
A brilliant 50-year-old vision that’s as relevant today.      source
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The Singularity Is Near
When Humans Transcend Biology
Ray Kurzweil - 2006-09-26 (first published in 2005)
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This book offers a radical view of the future of human development, particularly in the age of artificial intelligence. It explores how humanity will break free from its genetic limitations and achieve unprecedented levels of intelligence, material progress, and longevity. Written by celebrated futurist Ray Kurzweil, this book is a dramatic culmination of centuries of technological ingenuity that presents a genuinely inspiring vision of our ultimate destiny.
Peter Diamandis
Was the basis for the foundation of Singularity University.      source
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The Spirit of St. Louis
Charles A. Lindbergh - 2003-12-09 (first published in 1950)
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Experience the thrill and peril of aviation in a single-engine plane with Charles A. Lindbergh's Pulitzer Prize-winning account of his historic transatlantic flight. Follow Lindbergh on his extraordinary journey and understand how he captured the world’s attention and changed history with his nonstop flight from New York to Paris in 1927. The Spirit of St. Louis is an epic adventure tale that brings to life the dreams and aspirations of the early aviators of yesterday.
Peter Diamandis
I was amazed at this man’s determination and the way he thought about this and took the risk out and then made this epic journey.      source
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Atlas Shrugged
Ayn Rand - 1999-08-01 (first published in 1957)
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Discover a powerful story of a man who stops the world's motor and the chaos that ensues. Follow along as he battles those he loves and struggles to overcome enemies he never expected. This novel covers an amazing range of characters, from industrialists to philosophers, and explores the very essence of humanity. A captivating read that will challenge your beliefs and keep you on the edge of your seat with suspense.
Peter Diamandis
Something I’ve read multiple times to get me in the mindset of not letting anything stand in my way      source