My Favorite Books on Tech
Technology is a fast-growing and exciting industry, and there are lots of books on tech. This is great, but it has its downsides. One of those downsides is that there are no standard books that can be recommended to everyone. As the number of books published on technology grows, it’s easy to get lost in the sea of titles and authors. Here’s a list of my favorite books on technology.
• Humanocracy: Creating Organizations as Amazing as the People Inside Them by Gary Hamel and Michele Zanini
The idea of humanocracy, as outlined by Gary Hamel in his book “Creating the future,” has become my new way of thinking about organizations, people, technology, and change.
• Modern Romance: An Investigation by Aziz Ansari and Eric Klinenberg
By teaming up with New York University sociologist Eric Klinenberg, he’s written a captivating, meaningful, and amusing book exploring how technology has progressed along with the search for love and how it has shaped the dating environment. How the adoption of technology has changed the way we connect and with the arrival of dating apps such as Tinder and FuckMeets has been a change in how many of us are finding our partners and indeed what we are looking for.
• Competing in the Age of AI by Marco Iansiti and Karim R. Lakhani
This book is for anyone who wants to understand the impact of the growing algorithmic and algorithmic networking functions in our society and personal lives. The book examines these issues through the lens of the new field of network economics. It provides a very different view of how economic relationships are evolving from one based on scarcity to one based on abundance.
• The Future Is Faster Than You Think by Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler
The next few years will be defined by the convergence of several technology trends that are already transforming our world. These will include self-driving cars, greater access to artificial intelligence, and merging human and robotic minds.
• How to Lead: Wisdom from the World’s Greatest CEOs, Founders, and Game Changers By David Rubenstein
Does leadership require someone with a special set of skills, or does it come down to the innate characteristics of a person? According to successful leaders and CEOs, leaders are not born in a special way but come about through experience, self-awareness, and hard work. But it’s true that experience, hard work, and good judgment can’t happen if you don’t have inborn skills or a talent for leadership. These qualities—including willpower, self-awareness, and the ability to make decisions—are innate, but leadership skills are developed.
• Experimentation Works: The Surprising Power of Business Experiments by Stefan Thomke
Many people would agree that experimentation is crucial in business. But, what kind of experiments can you do when you’re not in a laboratory? The answer is a lot. Labs can be expensive, and the outcome of your experiment may not be as good as you hoped. You might waste a lot of time and money on a product that doesn’t work. But, it’s not impossible to conduct experiments even when you’re not in a lab. You can do experiments with your customers or in your business.
As a tech enthusiast, it is important to read about technology. Reading about devices, operating systems, and platforms …