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Biz Stone

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Biz StoneChristopher 'Biz' Stone is an American entrepreneur, one of the inventors and funders of Twitter, the social networking service whose 200 million active users send an average of 400 million tweets every day. He also helped to create and launch internetb sites Xanga, Odeo and Blogger, the last fo whcih hosts his own blog. He and his wife founded the Biz and Livia Stone Foundation, which supports education and conservation in California.

He has pubished two books about bloggging, Blogging: Genius Strategies for Instant Web Content (2002) and Who Let The Blogs Out? (2004).

His latest book is Things a Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of the Creative Mind, an illuminating life story with a unique gift of perspective to anyone dreaming of taking risks, changing their lives and changing the world.

As the Guest Author opening the Business Department in our new Charing Cross Road flagship store, Biz Stone shares some of his favourite business titles with us.

 

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Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist...
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Stephen J. Dubner; Steven D. Levitt
This highlighted the value of looking at one industry to get perspective on another.
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Emergence: The Connected Lives of...
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Steven Johnson
 
Certain aspects of nature are alarmingly similar to patterns of behavior on the type of large scale systems I design and build - 'Emergence' helped me understand many similarities between the natural world and the online world.
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Where Good Ideas Come from: The Seven...
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Steven Johnson
 
A fresh perspective on the importance of timing, collaboration, and the right setting for ideas - challenging the time honored 'Eureka!' moment of the lone inventor.
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A Whole New Mind
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Daniel H. Pink
 
Daniel H Pink's book validated my approach to work and life in general - that the future belongs to creative and holistic 'right-brain' thinkers.
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Mind Wide Open: Why You Are What You...
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Steven Johnson
 
A fascinating introduction to the world of neuroscience from a pop culture perspective.
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Future Perfect: The Case for Progress...
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Steven Johnson
 
Besides mapping the ways our connected society will be both different and better, 'Future Perfect' makes a timely and aspirational case that progress is still possible.
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The Invention of Air: An Experiment, ...
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Stephen T. Johnson
 
I love the dramatic historical approach exploring and upsetting some fundamental assumptions about innovation and the way new ideas emerge and spread.
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The Tipping Point: How Little Things...
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Malcolm Gladwell
 
Malcolm Gladwell's book illuminated in a very succinct way, the similarities between physical society and the large scale virtual societies that I build.
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Blink: The Power of Thinking Without...
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Malcolm Gladwell
 
This book about how we think without thinking introduced me to the fascinating concept of the art of 'thin-slicing' - filtering a few key elements out of a lot of noise.
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Things a Little Bird Told Me:...
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Biz Stone
 
 
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The Lost City of Z and other Explorers' Tales
23/03/2017

As the film is released of The Lost City of Z, we take a look at other Explorers' Tales.

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21/03/2017

Are the novels Fire Child and Heat still shocking? They certainly are, says their author Sally Emerson, six of whose novels are being republished this year.

How Eating Well can lead to Living Better
20/03/2017

Myles Hopper describes how and why the pair became preoccupied with healthy eating.

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