Bob Metcalfe
Book Recommendations

  • The Selfish Gene

    The Selfish Gene

    The Selfish Gene

    Richard Dawkins
    Science
    4.14 (158,155)

    Inheriting the mantle of revolutionary biologist from darwin, watson, and crick, richard dawkins forced an enormous change in the way we see ourselves and the world with the publication of the selfish gene. suppose, instead of thinking about organisms using genes to reproduce themselves, as we had since mendel's work was rediscovered, we turn it around and imagine that "our" genes build and maintain us in order to make more genes. that simple reversal seems to answer many puzzlers which had stumped scientists for years, and we haven't thought of

    Bob Metcalfe

    The Selfish Gene is another one that I recommend highly, frequently.

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  • Atlas Shrugged

    Atlas Shrugged

    Atlas Shrugged

    Ayn Rand
    Fiction
    3.69 (371,342)

    Why did he have to fight his battle, not against his enemies, but against those who needed him most, and his hardest battle against the woman he loved? what is the world’s motor — and the motive power of every man? you will know the answer to these questions when you discover the reason behind the baffling events that play havoc with the lives of the characters in this story. tremendous in its scope, this novel presents an astounding panorama of human life — from the productive genius who becomes

    Bob Metcalfe

    my favorite book

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