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In the Plex by Steven Levy
In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives
by Steven Levy (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2015
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Pretty good Journalistic look into the development of Google. Epilogue and the chapters on Google's HR practices were most interesting. Audiobook had a nice little interview between the author and Marissa Meyer at the end.

Definitely recommend to anyo
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A Social Strategy by Mikołaj Jan Piskorski
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the three key ideas - social failures, social solutions, and social strategy.

Social Strategy on a digital platform vs. digital strategy on a social platform

Social Potential:
-"Meet" vs "Friend" Solutions
-Interaction
-Cover (LinkedIn)

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"In sweet and pleasant prose, Ursula Le Guin’s Omelas parable reveals the ugly moral dilemma at the heart of our social contract."
Brittany Bond wants to read 15 books in the 2015 Reading Challenge
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How Not to Be Wrong by Jordan Ellenberg
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Didn't help me on my metrics midterm but won't let that get in the way of giving this a high rating. Learned a lot, loved the stories, appreciated the framing of concepts around things most people care about today.

Also evoked a lot of powerful storie
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Tibetan Peach Pie by Tom Robbins
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Read this before finishing any of his novels. Ooops

Currently reading Even Cowgirls Get the Blues - some of which gets a little spoiled since T.R. infuses the process of writing his books into his biography, including the punch lines and their meaning
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Genius by James Gleick
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The Reproduction of Mothering by Nancy J. Chodorow
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This is the scariest nonfiction book I have ever read.

recommended summer reading from the MIT anthropology department head.

This was recommended to me because I had been very forthcoming with proffering what I thought were my weaknesses in our initia
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“I would hurl words into this darkness and wait for an echo, and if an echo sounded, no matter how faintly, I would send other words to tell, to march, to fight, to create a sense of the hunger for life that gnaws in us all.”
Richard Wright, Black Boy

Damaged people are dangerous. They know they can survive.
“Damaged people are dangerous. They know they can survive.”
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