Abolish Silicon Valley: How to Liberate Technology from Capitalism

Former insider turned critic Wendy Liu busts the myths of the tech industry, and offers a galvanising argument for why and how we must reclaim technology s potential for the public good.Innovation Meritocracy The possibility of overnight success What s not to love about Silicon Valley These days,

Do Nothing: How to Break Away from Overworking, Overdoing, and Underliving

We work feverishly to make ourselves happy So why are we so miserable This manifesto helps us break free of our unhealthy devotion to efficiency and shows us how to reclaim our time and humanity with a little leisure n nDespite our constant search for new ways to hack our bodies and minds fo

Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know

Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the 1 New York Times bestseller Outliers, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers and why they often go wrong n nHow did Fidel Castro fool the CIA for a generation Why did Neville Chamberlain think h

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving every day James Clear, one of the world s leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to rem

Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World

Listening Length 1 hour and 53 minutes n nIf you want to change the world, start off by making your bed nOn May 17, 2014, Admiral William H McRaven addressed the graduating class of the University of Texas at Austin on their Commencement day Taking inspiration from the university s slogan, What st

Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-Free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals

I believe we can change the world But first, we ve got to stop living in fear of being judged for who we are n nRachel Hollis has seen it too often women not living into their full potential They feel a tugging on their hearts for something , but they re afraid of embarrassment, of falling s

Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Think

Factfulness The stress reducing habit of only carrying opinions for which you have strong supporting facts When asked simple questions about global trends why the world s population is increasing how many young women go to school how many of us live in poverty we systematically get the answer