Ben Horowitz author The Hard thing about hard things

Ben Horowitz – The Hard Thing About Hard Things

This is 5* read for everyone who ever thought of running a company, managing a team or business unit. If your ambition is business you won’t find better introduction or framing for real-life issues which you will confront every day with a team of any size. Even if you don’t attempt to sell your business,…

Daily Pick – 9 Books on Writing and Reading

This list comes from Brain Pickings and is great as always when they compile things together. On the list you’ll find books focused on writing from Stephen King, Ray Bradbury or giants like Ernest Hemingway…check it out! We are eventually all writers and artists so I think this great list of 9 books on Reading…

henry miller and his quote "if you can't create, you can work"

Daily Pick – Henry Miller’s Routine

Many of us sometimes foolishly think that genius of others in different disciplines is miraculous force which constantly flows. I hope you now know that even the biggest names in history had rigorous routines and schedules, sometimes really bizzarre. If you can’t create, you can work! Henry Miller – writer, painter, artist – has no…

book Enough from John Naish cover

Enough by John Naish will make you think

Enough (Breaking Free From The World Of Excess) by John Naish will make you think next time when you are taking out your credit card in the mall! If you are not minimalist in your nature and you enjoy new things, gadgets, toys, etc., this book will be refreshingly interesting and I would say likeable…

Academic research publishing in danger from new startup Academia.edu

Daily Pick – Disruption ala Academia.edu

Industry with high margins about which most people don’t really care about…sounds interesting? Well, that’s academic publishing. Few players, high subscription fees, free work from researchers and reviewing peers = fat margins. This may change soon, if Academia.edu will get their model right in the next step. Right now all is free but peer review…

Cover of the book The Circle from Audible

The Circle by Dave Eggers

The Circle is the exhilarating new audiobook from Dave Eggers, bestselling author of A Hologram for the King, a finalist for the National Book Award. When Mae Holland is hired to work for the Circle, the world’s most powerful internet company, very Google like :), she feels she’s been given the opportunity of a lifetime. The…

Apple Health book app icon and health kit introduction

Daily Pick – Apple’s HealthKit

After last week announcement of HealthKit and Health App, Apple entered field in which it may soon become the biggest collector of health data about individuals globally. While it showed some cooperation with US based clinic and openly claimed interest in US market, with over 500 mil. sold iPhone devices, it may soon become global platform for…

stack of books

Daily Pick – BitLit books

Get in electronic what you already own in analog! Yeap, that’s what BitLit has set to do – help you get an e-book version of books you already own in your library. This is nice step towards re-stating ownership of books as it once was. Before Amazon and iTunes, you simply owned a book. You…

Image symbolizing "do not track" online initiative

Daily Pick – #DNT (Do Not Track) For Your Online Life

So you want to browse without leaving all information to advertisers? You don’t want to receive “MBA” or “Funeral” offers all the time just because you’ve searched for it for your neighbour… Well, welcome to online fight about Do Not Track initiative. It’s still in its infancy but let’s be vocal enough about it and it…