The Innovators: Why Teams Hold More Value Than Any One Person

The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson focuses on technological progress: how it starts, what factors influence an invention, and how inventions are brought to market. The author’s thesis states that innovation does not happen in a vacuum, each small step forward builds on and … Continue reading The Innovators: Why Teams Hold More Value Than Any One Person

Crash Course: The History of Computers, Microchips, and the Internet

This is the story of the unsung innovators. The nameless Alexander Graham Bells. The forgotten Steve Jobs. The Thomas Edisons known only to those who truly care. Who invented the transistor? The microchip? The internet? A round of applause if you can answer any of those questions. I could not before reading The Innovators. Many … Continue reading Crash Course: The History of Computers, Microchips, and the Internet

“Big Data: A Revolution…” Book Summary

Hi Everyone! I selected the book “Big Data: A Revolution that will Transform how we live, work, think“ by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier to read. I chose this book because I had heard the term “big data” used very often, but struggled to understand what it meant exactly. Fortunately, this book was able to … Continue reading “Big Data: A Revolution…” Book Summary

All That Glitters Is Not Gold: Disrupted Book Review

What happens when you are a 52-year-old journalist laid off and struggling to find work in an industry that is struggling itself? What happens when after covering technology companies for years you decide it's time to jump into the industry yourself? What happens when you get that coveted position in a start-up and you get … Continue reading All That Glitters Is Not Gold: Disrupted Book Review