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Your Vacation Book List

Good morning! This morning, we’re getting you ready for the holiday season with a list of must-read books. Let’s dig.

Your Vacation Book List

It’s that time of year when you want to compile a playlist for the longer nights and downtime of the Christmas season. And maybe you also want gift ideas. Anyway, we have you.

We asked our expert panel, the Braintrust, for book recommendations that would help people understand their respective industries. Here are some of our favorite suggestions.

Corporate offers” by Brad Feld and “Secrets of the Sand Hill Roadby Scott Kupor
“Excellent books for understanding the fundamentals of venture capital investing.”
— Brennan O’Donnell, Partner, Frontline Ventures

That’s how they tell me the end of the worldby Nicole Perlroth
“This is one of the most in-depth yet accessible books on some of the hidden parts of infosec. I highly recommend it if you want to learn more than the relatively boring minutiae of actual enterprise security.
— Ian McShane, Vice President of Strategy, Arctic Wolf

The Grid: The Unraveling Threads Between America and Our Energy Futureby Gretchen Bakke
“This book provides an important technical and sociological basis for the advocacy many of us are making to support a more distributed and sustainable electricity system.”
— Anne Hoskins, senior vice president, policy and market development for energy technologies, Generac Power Systems

Cryptonomiconby Neal Stephenson
“A science fiction novel published in 1999, [it] outlines the promise of cryptocurrency, a decade before the publication of the Bitcoin whitepaper. To me, the book shows the promise – and demand – of cryptography, long before the technology was even viable.
— Diogo Mónica, President and Co-Founder, Anchorage Digital

play to winby Roger Martin
“The essential modern guide to building and directing business strategy; it brings science to the art of strategy and is pragmatically built on the act of making decisions.
— Sam Ramji, Chief Strategy Officer, DataStax

The five dysfunctions of a teamby Patrick Lencioni
“A quick read, but an invaluable guide. So much of what we do is about building trust, managing conflict and getting results, and that really illuminates the fundamental dynamics of modern work.
— Dave Carhart, VP of People, Lattice

The hard thing about the hard thingsby Ben Horowitz
“[This] lays out some of the challenges and tough choices of being a startup CEO.
— Donnel Baird, CEO, BlocPower

Process Mining: Data Science in Actionby Wil van der Aalst
“He is a real inspiration and his research has changed my life. Reading this book was the start of an adventure to bring a new way of managing business to businesses around the world – an adventure that involved my co-founders and I handwriting over a thousand letters to senior executives, criss-crossing Germany in a ramshackle Opel. Astra, and much more.
— Alexander Rinke, Co-CEO and Co-Founder, Celonis

How Law Created Silicon Valley” by Anupam Chander
“A good primer on how technology competitiveness depends on policy choices, including their timeliness and clarity. It is important for the policy community to understand that the choices we make now will make (or destroy) the outcomes of technology competition local, national and global for decades to come.
—Mike Linksvayer, Developer Policy Manager, GitHub

Redefining HR» by Lars Schmidt and «Inclusion Revolution” by Daisy Auger-Dominguez
“People are the backbone of business and decision making. The approach, rules and boundaries are changing and HR professionals and the field must adapt; these two books challenge us all to think differently about people, HR and DEI. »

— Laura Shen, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, WEX

motorcycle journalsby Ernesto “Che” Guevara
“No two days in the start-up world are the same – every day brings new adventures and your skills are tested to handle new challenges.”
—Devie Mohan, Founder, Burnmark


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People are talking

When it comes to crypto, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao says world governments should be regulators, not fighters:

  • “I think most governments now understand that adoption will happen anyway. It’s better to regulate the industry instead of trying to fight it.

Child online safety law could harm minors and civil society groups written in a warning to legislators:

  • “Online services would face substantial pressure for being too moderate…KOSA would cut off another vital avenue of access to information for vulnerable young people.”

make moves

The Carlyle Group raised over $3 billion for a fund that will invest in European technology. Did anyone mention a slowdown?

Crypto startup MoonPay hired Keith Grossman, currently the chairman of Time, as its own chairman.

In other news

Latest on Twitter? Elon Musk unveiled his plans for how Twitter will go become a versatile application, including encrypted DMs, long tweets and payments. He also enthused about the record number of new user registrations and active user minutes. And the new verification service will apparently be start “temporarily” this week.

Tesla is working on a model 3 redesign, according to Reuters, to reduce production costs and focus on the features its customers value most. It is also recall of approximately 80,000 cars in China due to software and seat belt issues.

Meta is now an extremist organization in the eyes of the Russian government.

The holding company of Yandex wants to cut ties with Russia, according to the New York Times. He plans to transfer Yandex’s most promising technologies to global markets to protect against fallout from the war in Ukraine.

Black Friday is back with sales up 12% according to Mastercard – although some of that could be inflation. Electronics would have been popular.

The FCC extended a ban on the sale of telecommunications and surveillance equipment manufactured by 10 Chinese companies. The ban prevents new products from being marketed or imported by companies such as Huawei and ZTE.

Chaos following protests at Foxconn’s manufacturing plant in Zhengzhou could leave Apple with a 6 million devices missing this year, reports Reuters.

Amazon is close some businesses in India, including meal deliveries and bulk deliveries to small businesses.

Binance committed $1 billion to an industry stimulus initiative which he will use to invest in struggling crypto companies. He could increase the commitment to $2 billion.

The UK will high-tech companies who fail to remove content that encourages self-harm.


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