Bookicious collects lists of books read and recommended by well-known IT entrepreneurs.
Decrypted Life. My genome, my life. ” Craig Venter
Memoirs of the famous scientist Craig Venter, who made a huge contribution to the development of genomics. The book inspires new achievements and tells that you can find a way out even from the most difficult situations.
“Business Adventures. 12 Classic Wall Street Stories ”. John Brooks
This book was recommended to Bill Gates by Warren Buffett. It was written over 40 years ago and describes the stories from the lives of Wall Street traders. Another bestseller from the author of the famous biography of Steve Jobs. Fascinating about the life of a great scientist.
“How to Lie Using Statistics.” Darell Huff
What is behind the beautiful phrase “Proven: after our shampoo, your hair is 27 times healthier!”? Who carried out such research and how? Darell Huff in his book reveals the tricks that marketers, politicians, journalists, financiers use to make you perceive distorted information and buy certain goods and vote for the necessary candidates.
“Black Swan. Under the sign of unpredictability. ” Nassim Taleb
The world famous book of a stock trader who earned half a billion dollars for his company during the financial crisis. A treatise on the limitations of human knowledge. That a single unpredictable event can destroy everything. The book is recommended for reading to all connoisseurs of non-fiction.
“Steve Jobs”. Walter Isaacson
The most boring biography. A book that captures from start to finish. Very fascinating about one of the most successful businessmen of the 21st century.
“Signal and noise. Why do some predictions come true, while others do not. ” Nate Silver
A book about why predictions don’t come true and why we shouldn’t rely 100% on computer calculations. The book makes us think differently and separate useful information and the “noise” that surrounds us every day.
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