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Sriram Krishnan

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Sriram Krishnan is an experienced product leader and investor. He previously ran various mobile ad products for Snap and Facebook. At Facebook, he created and lead Facebook Audience Network which grew into a multi-billion dollar revenue effort and scaling the mobile app advertising business.
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Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention
Reed Hastings - Sep 08, 2020
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Netflix cofounder Reed Hastings reveals for the first time the unorthodox culture behind one of the world's most innovative, imaginative, and successful companies...
Sriram Krishnan
Sep 15, 2020
Loving the new Reed Hastings-Erin Meyer book. In particular, admire @ErinMeyerINSEAD intellectual honesty. Netflix seems to practice the opposite of everything she believes in and she’s genuinely curious about what makes it so remarkably successful.     source
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How Innovation Works
And Why It Flourishes in Freedom
Matt Ridley - May 19, 2020
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Innovation is the main event of the modern age, the reason we experience both dramatic improvements in our living standards and unsettling changes in our society. Forget short-term symptoms like Donald Trump and Brexit, it is innovation itself that explains them and that will itself shape the 21st century for good and ill. Yet innovation remains a ...
Sriram Krishnan
Jul 27, 2020
Loving @mattwridley’s “How innovation works”. One of the best books on “innovation” and entrepreneurship and the engine of making new things.     source
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Uncanny Valley
A Memoir
Anna Wiener - Jan 14, 2020
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The prescient, page-turning account of a journey in Silicon Valley: a defining memoir of our digital ageIn her mid-twenties, at the height of tech industry idealism, Anna Wiener—stuck, broke, and looking for meaning in her work, like any good millennial--left a job in book publishing for the promise of the new digital economy. She moved from New Yo...
Sriram Krishnan
Jan 24, 2020
I’ve been trying to process my thoughts on @annawiener’s “Uncanny Valley”. If you work in tech it’s a must read. And I would urge you to do it without reading the reviews for they don’t capture the book. 🧵 below.     source
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Algorithms To Live By
Brian Christian - Apr 04, 2017 (first published in 2016)
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What should we do, or leave undone, in a day or a lifetime? How much messiness should we accept? What balance of the new and familiar is the most fulfilling? These may seem like uniquely human quandaries, but they are not. Computers, like us, confront limited space and time, so computer scientists have been grappling with similar problems for decad...
Sriram Krishnan
Jan 21, 2020
@rabois @nealkhosla Yes! Love that book     source
The Global Negotiator
Trenholme J Griffin - Jan 01, 1990
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Book by Griffin, Trenholme,J., Daggatt, W.Russell...
Sriram Krishnan
Jan 18, 2020
@trengriffin I love that book. Still have the copy I bought during my MSFT years.     source