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Sam Altman

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Sam Altman is an American entrepreneur, investor, programmer, and blogger. He is the CEO of OpenAI.
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The Sleepwalkers
How Europe Went to War in 1914
Christopher Clark - 2012-09-27
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Learn how the assassination of Franz Ferdinand and his wife led to the downfall of four great empires, and the destruction of civilization in The Sleepwalkers. Christopher Clark retells the story of the outbreak of the First World War and its causes, showing how the failure to understand the chaos in the Balkans led to catastrophe.
Sam Altman
This is a really good book, and has been on my mind watching the Ukraine situation develop:      источник
Duncan Weldon
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The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies
Reid Hoffman - 2018-10-09
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Discover the secret to scaling massively valuable companies with the award-winning Masters of Scale podcast host's book. Learn the techniques of "blitzscaling" for growing at a breakneck pace and achieving the goal of going from one to one billion - as quickly as possible. Explore the necessary shifts and unique challenges that arise at each stage of a company's life cycle, from business model design to hiring and managing. Whether your business has ten employees or ten thousand, Blitzscaling is the essential playbook for winning in a world where speed is the only competitive advantage that matters.
Sam Altman
I got to read an early copy of this, and have been waiting for it to come out so that I can recommend it to everyone:      источник
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The Coming of the Machine As Seen by Contemporary Observers, 1660-1886
Humphrey Jennings - 1995-01-01 (впервые опубликовано в 1985)
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Documents the public reaction to the industrial revolution....
Sam Altman
My favourite book of the year      источник
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The Transit of Venus
Shirley Hazzard - 1995-10-05 (впервые опубликовано в 1980)
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Experience the enthralling tale of Caroline and Grace Bell, two orphan sisters embarking on a journey from Australia to England. The Transit of Venus weaves a captivating story of seduction, betrayal, love, and widowhood, set across different cities and decades. With motifs of planets and destinies, this book delves into the absurdities and displacements of modern life, all while exploring the complexities of humanity.
Sam Altman
Re-reading this book tonight. It's incredible.      источник
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Medieval Technology and Social Change
Lynn White - 1966-12-31 (впервые опубликовано в 1962)
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Discover how technological advancements transformed medieval European societies with this insightful book. Lynn White explores the impact of machines and tools on feudalism, introducing factories and a new way of life. Learn about the development of the manorial system, new plows, and crop rotation methods. White highlights the stirrup's significance, which brought long-range cavalry to battles and escalated small-scale conflicts to "shock combat." Discover more inventions such as cannons, flamethrowers, watermills, and reapers, which changed the course of history. Explore a time of significant social change in this fascinating read.
Sam Altman
@paulg it really is great.      источник
Paul Graham
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Искусственный интеллект
Этапы. Угрозы. Стратегии.
Nick Bostrom - 2014-09-03
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Что случится, если машины превзойдут людей в интеллекте? Они будут помогать нам или уничтожат человеческую расу? Можем ли мы сегодня игнорировать проблему развития искусственного интеллекта и чувствовать себя в полной безопасности? В своей книге Ник Бостром пытается осознать проблему, встающую перед человечеством в связи с перспективой появления сверхразума, и проанализировать его ответную реакцию.
Sam Altman
Incidentally, Nick Bostrom’s excellent book “Superintelligence” is the best thing I’ve seen on this topic. It is well worth a read.      источник
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Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage
Alice Munro - 2002-10-08 (впервые опубликовано в 2001)
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This collection of stories by Alice Munro explores the complexities of human relationships in all stages of life, from loveships to marriages. With richly detailed narratives, Munro creates characters that mirror the contradictions and thorns in our own lives. Through unexpected twists and turns, readers witness tough-minded housekeepers, brassy aunts, and incorrigible philanderers respond in unexpected ways to life's challenges. Munro's writing is both observant and deeply humane, showcasing her powerful abilities as a storyteller.
Sam Altman
weekend book recommendation: Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage by Alice Munro. stayed up last night finishing; really good      источник
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Marcus Aurelius - 2006-04-27 (впервые опубликовано в 180)
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Explore the wisdom of a great Stoic philosopher with this pocket-sized classic. Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library, this beautifully-crafted edition features personal reflections by Marcus Aurelius on how to live virtuously in an unpredictable world. Translated by A. S. L. Farquharson and with an introduction by John Sellars, this book showcases the clarity of writing and uprightness that made Aurelius one of Stoicism's finest advocates. Discover his aphorisms on keeping a calm and rational mind even in the face of life's vicissitudes.
Sam Altman
great read (cc @naval)      источник
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От неудачника - до преуспевающего коммерсанта
Frank Bettger - 1992-04-09 (впервые опубликовано в 1947)
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В этой книге Фрэнк Беттджер, один из самых высокооплачиваемых торговых агентов в Америке, прошедший путь от неудачника до преуспевающего коммерсанта, раскрывает свой секрет заключения сделок. Вдохновляемый Дейлом Карнеги, Беттджер предлагает свою проверенную жизнью формулу успеха с надеждой, что, применив ее, вы также сможете творить чудеса в бизнесе и многократно преумножать свои доходы. Автор дает ряд советов и подробных рекомендаций по совершенствованию стиля и техники продаж, а также раскрывает значение: - силы энтузиазма; - победы над страхом; - ключевого слова для превращения клиента-скептика в покупателя-энтузиаста; - кратчайшего пути к завоеванию доверия клиента; - семи золотых правил при заключении сделки; и многого другого.