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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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Lifespan
Why We Age―and Why We Don't Have To
David A. Sinclair - Sep 10, 2019
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It’s a seemingly undeniable truth that aging is inevitable. But what if everything we’ve been taught to believe about aging is wrong? What if we could choose our lifespan? In this groundbreaking book, Dr. David Sinclair, leading world authority on genetics and longevity, reveals a bold new theory for why we age. As he writes: “Aging is a disease, a...
Peter Diamandis
Jun 16, 2020
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
The Singularity Is Near
When Humans Transcend Biology
Ray Kurzweil - Sep 25, 2006
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A radical and optimistic view of the future course of human development by "the best person I know at predicting the future of artificial intelligence" (Bill Gates).At the onset of the twenty-first century, humanity stands on the verge of the most transforming and thrilling period in its history. It will be an era in which the very nature of what i...
Peter Diamandis
Was the basis for the foundation of Singularity University.     source
The Spirit of St. Louis
Charles A. Lindbergh - Dec 09, 2003 (first published in 1950)
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The classic, bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-winning account of Charles A. Lindbergh's historic transatlantic flightAlong with most of my fellow fliers, I believed that aviation had a brilliant future. Now we live, today, in our dreams of yesterday; and, living in those dreams, we dream again…Charles A. Lindbergh captured the world's attention—and chan...
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
The Man Who Sold The Moon
Robert A. Heinlein - Mar 01, 2000 (first published in 1950)
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Heinlein's monumental "Future History" series continues. Two scientists develop cheap solar power-and threaten the industrial status quo. The nation's cities are linked by a system of moving roads-and a strike can bring the entire country to a halt. Workers in an experimental atomic plant crack under the mental strain. And the space frontier is ope...
Peter Diamandis
A brilliant 50-year-old vision that’s as relevant today.     source
Atlas Shrugged
Ayn Rand - Aug 01, 1999 (first published in 1957)
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This is the story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the world and did. Was he a destroyer or the greatest of liberators?Why did he have to fight his battle, not against his enemies, but against those who needed him most, and his hardest battle against the woman he loved? What is the worlds motor and the motive power of every man? Y...
Peter Diamandis
Something I’ve read multiple times to get me in the mindset of not letting anything stand in my way     source