Chris Anderson
Book Recommendations

  • The Fabric of Reality

    The Fabric of Reality

    The Fabric of Reality

    David Deutsch
    Science
    4.12 (4,589)

    For david deutsch, a young physicist of unusual originality, quantum theory contains our most fundamental knowledge of the physical world. taken literally, it implies that there are many universes “parallel” to the one we see around us. this multiplicity of universes, according to deutsch, turns out to be the key to achieving a new worldview, one which synthesizes the theories of evolution, computation, and knowledge with quantum physics. considered jointly, these four strands of explanation reveal a unified fabric of reality that is both objective and comprehensible, the subject of

    Chris Anderson

    it was reading that book, that finally gave me the courage to leave my company and take over leadership of TED

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  • Manifesto for a Moral Revolution

    Manifesto for a Moral Revolution

    Manifesto for a Moral Revolution

    Jacqueline Novogratz
    Business & Economics
    4.36 (584)

    In 2001, when jacqueline novogratz founded acumen, a global community of socially and environmentally responsible partners dedicated to changing the way the world tackles poverty, few had heard of impact investing—acumen’s practice of “doing well by doing good.” nineteen years later, there’s been a seismic shift in how corporate boards and other stakeholders evaluate businesses: impact investment is not only morally defensible but now also economically advantageous, even necessary. still, it isn’t easy to reach a success that includes profits as well as mutually favorable relationships with workers and the

    Chris Anderson

    This is a spectacular, life-transforming book.

     — Source