Book Report – The Fourth Transformation by Robert Scoble and Shel Israel

This summer I chose to read the book The Fourth Transformation by Robert Scoble and Shel Israel. In this book, the authors dive deep into the nearly limitless possibilities of wearable technology and how it will impact our lives in the future, both near and distant. For context, Scoble and Israel assert that there have been three … Continue reading Book Report – The Fourth Transformation by Robert Scoble and Shel Israel

Book Summary:Machine Platform Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future

Summary: Machine Platform Crowd: Harnessing our digital future is a book written by Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson. Both are professors at MIT and co-directors of the Digital Economy initiative at MIT. They wrote this book as a continuation of their previous book the second machine age which they wrote back in 2014 and was … Continue reading Book Summary:Machine Platform Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital Future

I’m Feeling Lucky: Confessions of Google Employee Number 59

This summer I read I’m Feeling Lucky: The Confessions of Google Employee Number 59 by Douglas Edwards. I first became interested in learning about the founding of Google after visiting its Cambridge campus last summer. The book’s author, Douglas Edwards, worked at Google from 1999 to 2005 serving as the Director of Consumer Marketing and … Continue reading I’m Feeling Lucky: Confessions of Google Employee Number 59

Zero to One

Peter Thiel’s book, Zero to One, gives his insight on start-ups and how business owners should model their business for optimal success. Thiel is the co-founder of Paypal, an online payment service, and Founders Fund, a venture capital fund. After years of developing his own startups and investing in others, Thiel taught a course at … Continue reading Zero to One