The 2 Books Bill Gates Says You Absolutely Must Read

The 2 Books Bill Gates Says You Absolutely Must Read

Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft, has always been an avid reader, and he’s not one to shy away from recommending books he finds thought-provoking. During a speech at his old high school where he met Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, Gates highlighted two books he thinks are “pretty fundamental” to read for the people he hires. image via amazon Factfulness, the first book on Gates’ recommended list, is about ten instincts that distort our perceptions of the world and how to overcome those distortions. In a 2018 blog post about the book, Gates had this to say: Hans [Rosling], the brilliant …

Tech Genius Bill Gates’ Top 5 Fascinating Summer Reads

Tech Genius Bill Gates’ Top 5 Fascinating Summer Reads

Book Culture

“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.” ― Albert Einstein     It’s a popular assumption (or at least should be) that while most of the population retreats to the comfort of literate depreciation, devouring B-Macs and B-movies, intellectuals feast upon gold. The written word, written well, is the gilded currency of the realm. Knowledge is power and books are brain food. To quote a little-known dwarf from fictitious history:     “A mind needs books like a sword needs a whetstone if it is to keep its edge. That is why I read so much.”   The …

Tech Genius Bill Gates' Top 5 Fascinating Summer Reads

Tech Genius Bill Gates' Top 5 Fascinating Summer Reads

Book Culture

“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.” ― Albert Einstein     It’s a popular assumption (or at least should be) that while most of the population retreats to the comfort of literate depreciation, devouring B-Macs and B-movies, intellectuals feast upon gold. The written word, written well, is the gilded currency of the realm. Knowledge is power and books are brain food. To quote a little-known dwarf from fictitious history:     “A mind needs books like a sword needs a whetstone if it is to keep its edge. That is why I read so much.”   The …