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Ten books on technology that Bill Gates recommends reading

Ten books on technology that Bill Gates recommends reading

Bill Gates, the famous co founder of Microsoft, has published an article in MIT magazine with the works on technology that he considers essential.

“My ten favorite books on technology”, this is the title of the Bill Gates list at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The co founder of Microsoft has once again shared with the readers of the famous magazine the technology themed books that he, from his point of view and experience, considers required reading.

If you follow the famous American businessman, you will know that it is not the first time he has done it. Bill Gates regularly writes posts on his Gates Notes blog in which he also recommends other works. If you take a look at the Gates Foundation website, you will realize that it is quite a “book eater”. Now, Bill Gates has shared these tech headlines:

I Contain Crowds – Ed Yong

This book is about the vast amount of information we can get from microbes. As can be read in the MIT article, Bill Gates was interested in “Yong’s story about how the bacteria that live in our digestive systems are and could be manipulated to prevent malnutrition.”

Should We Eat Meat? – Vaclav Smil

How to feed humans without destroying the planet? We have already told you how agriculture, with its large amount of emissions, is one of the causes of climate change. This is something that could be solved, for example, with meat made in laboratories.

Vaclav Smil talks about this in his book. maybe we have some smart alternatives to be a more sustainable society. Bill Gates is a great lover of this author’s books, so his works may have been the cause of the $75 million investment in artificial meat made by the co founder of Microsoft in 2017.

The Emperor of All Maladies – Siddhartha Mukherjee

Scientists, in their eagerness to investigate, do not stop sharing information, and many of their discoveries generate great advances in other areas. In this book, Siddhartha Mukherjee talks about Scientific advances that have led to other achievements.

Life 3.0 – Max Tegmark

For the renowned North American businessman, this book by Tegmark, which has a marked scientific approach, offers an excellent knowledge base on a digital age in which humans meet artificial intelligences. What makes us different? Tegmark speaks to us in his work about the human being in the digital age.

**** Deus – Yuval Noah Harari

Perhaps the most negative book about technology. Harari describes a bleak future without disease, famine and warbut where the rest of humanity is considered superfluous by divine elites and super intelligent robots.

Behind the Beautiful Forevers – Katherine Boo

What is this book doing here? Bill Gates recommends this title to you about the Serious sanitation problems in a Mumbai slum. This is essential reading for any entrepreneur looking to reinvent the toilet. He must have relied on this book to create his sustainable toilet that created fertilizer.

Energy Myths and Realities – Vaclav Smil

Another work on which Bill Gates was based to create an innovative project. A few months ago we told you that the North American businessman was betting on nuclear fission that respects the Earth.

Smil states in his title that the nuclear energywhich can use existing infrastructure while reducing carbon emissions, will be a major source of electricity for decades.

Enlightenment Now – Steven Pinker

The author explains why Enlightenment Nowwhich is Bill Gates’ favorite book, laying out 15 different measures of progress to explain how and why the world is getting better.

Sustainable Energy Without the Hot Air – David MacKay

According to the North American businessman, this book is perfect if you are interested in learning about where does the energy come fromhow it is used, and what challenges switching to new fonts entails.

The Most Powerful Idea in the World – William Rosen

Finally, a perfect read to understand how innovations change the world and evolve. Without a doubt, it will delight the most enterprising people or people with a desire to innovate.