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Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull
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The Snowball by Alice Schroeder
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Audiobook. Excellent biography. I find the life of Warren Buffett, according to this book, fascinating.

Warning: this is a very long book, with 37 hours in the audio edition and about 1000 pages in the print edition.

The book covers all of Buffett's li
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Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
"It feels like I've been pushed towards this book and its author all the time. People recommended it, I read about it, it was used as an analogy, it showed up every now and then. Still I never got around to actually reading it, I don't know why.

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The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
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"What an awesome book! This was the debut of a then twentysomething years pls author? Unbelievable.

The sequel's already been downloaded to my kindle and I shall start reading immediately."
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Anna, die Schule und der liebe Gott Der Verrat des Bildungssy... by Richard David Precht
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Good trilogy. I grew quite fond of the characters as they were described in more detail with every book. But it wasn't a page-turner for me, would've expected a more gripping experience.
Last Argument of Kings by Joe Abercrombie
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Influence by Robert B. Cialdini
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Richard Feynman
“You have no responsibility to live up to what other people think you ought to accomplish. I have no responsibility to be like they expect me to be. It's their mistake, not my failing.”
Richard Feynman, Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character

“Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.”
Narcotics Anonymous

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new
“You never change things by fighting the existing reality.
To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”
R. Buckminster Fuller

Bertrand Russell
“Science does not aim at establishing immutable truths and eternal dogmas; its aim is to approach the truth by successive approximations, without claiming that at any stage final and complete accuracy has been achieved.”
Bertrand Russell, Sceptical Essays

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