Hatching Twitter [Review]

Hatching Twitter is the story of how a group of ragtag outsiders came together to build a service that would change the world. Over the last couple of years, Twitter has evolved from a fledgling startup to become one of the most transformational forms of communication the world has ever known. From overthrowing dictators to […]

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Getting Real [Review]

Getting Real: The smarter, faster, easier way to build a successful web application is a guide to creating better, more successful web applications from the people behind 37Signals. The philosophy behind Getting Real is how to make your project as simple, clear and concise as possible. By reducing scope and complexity, you end up with […]

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Founders at Work [Review]

Founders at Work is a collection of interviews with some of the most successful Internet and technology founders from the last few decades. The interviews focus on the early days of the company, when the future was still unclear and the company was still a scrappy startup. The aim of the book is to show […]

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Competitive Advantage – Creating and Sustaining Superior Performance [Review]

Competitive Advantage – Creating and Sustaining Superior Performance by Michael E. Porter is a business management book that looks to take analytical frameworks for competitive strategy and show how they can be applied to create and sustain competitive advantage. Competitive strategy and competitive advantage are concepts that relates to all companies and all industries. Whilst […]

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The Long Tail [Review]

For the last 100 hundred years, our culture has been obsessed with the big hits, the top selling songs and the highest grossing films. But in the last 15 years, despite the world’s population growing, these hits aren’t increasing in numbers. The Internet has now opened the door to a proliferation of on demand content. […]

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Little Bets [Review]

“Little Bets: How breakthrough ideas emerge from small discoveries” is a book of research and stories on how great innovation stems from experimenting and discovery through constant iteration. Whilst it often seems like great innovators are able to predict the future and become over night successes, it is more often the case that these people […]

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Do More Faster [Review]

“Do More Faster: Lessons to accelerate your startup” is a book of advice and learnings that have derived from the technology accelerator program, TechStars. Do More Faster is written by TechStars founders David Cohen and Brad Feld and includes contributions from many of the mentors and past participants of the program. TechStars in a mentorship […]

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Blue Ocean Strategy [Review]

“Blue Ocean Strategy: How to create uncontested market space and make the competition irrelevant” is an international best seller from W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborne. The book centres on seeking out new business opportunities as a source of growth, rather than fighting over the current market space. If you have read any of the […]

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