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Travis Kalanick is an American billionaire businessman. He is the co-founder of Uber, a transportation network company, Scour, a peer-to-peer file sharing application, Red Swoosh, a peer-to-peer content delivery network.
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Alexander Hamilton
by Ron Chernow (Mar 29, 2005)
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized, inspired, scandalized, and shaped the newborn nation.In the first full-length biography of Alexander Hamilton in decades, Ron Chernow tells the riveting story of a man who overcame all odds to shape, inspire, and scanda...
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Travis Kalanick changed his Twitter avatar to Alexander Hamilton after having read Alexander Hamilton.     source
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The Fountainhead
by Ayn Rand (Apr 26, 2005)
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The revolutionary literary vision that sowed the seeds of Objectivism, Ayn Rand's groundbreaking philosophy, and brought her immediate worldwide acclaim.This modern classic is the story of intransigent young architect Howard Roark, whose integrity was as unyielding as granite...of Dominique Francon, the exquisitely beautiful woman who loved Roark p...
Travis Kalanick
Jul 27, 2012
It’s one of my favorite books. It’s less of a political statement. It’s just personally one of my favorite books. I’m a fan of architecture.     source
Atlas Shrugged
by Ayn Rand (Aug 01, 1999)
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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...
Travis Kalanick
Jul 27, 2012
Q. The Randian philosophy has come to bear on this situation, you would admit. T. K. - That’s probably true. I’d say there’s an uncanny resemblance, especially on the “Atlas Shrugged” side.     source