Category: Books

  • Salt, sugar and fat. How the food giants got us hooked.

    Salt, sugar and fat. How the food giants hoocked us Michael Moss What you need to read to get away from processed food. This book is the compilation of the research on the food industry that led Michael Moss to win the Pulitzer Prize. It boils down to the fact that big business has hooked us on a...

  • The lean startup. A must-have book

    I can't hide my disappointment after reading The Lean Startup by Eric Ries. I was really looking forward to it but in my opinion it is a book that does not deserve the title it has. It has been a while since I wrote a post knowing that I am going to raise blisters and those of you who know me know that I don't polemicize for the sake of polemicizing,...

  • Review: Steven Johnson's Good Ideas

    The Good Ideas. A natural history of innovation. STEVEN JOHNSON 2010 Explains the mechanisms of innovation based on those of nature. A book that is the result of the integration of a lot of information; pleasant to read and thought-provoking. Steven Johnson captured my attention with his Emerging Systems in 2001, a book in which he compiled the work of...

  • Enrique Dans: neither angel nor demon

    Enrique Dans has been setting web trends through his blog, he has influenced many of us since he started publishing it in April 2003. He has been critical of the old models of the cultural industries, and has defended open knowledge to the point of exhaustion; he has always been able to understand the...

  • Emerging systems

    Or what ants, neurons, cities and software have in common. It is not easy to find a book that helps us to understand what the Internet is doing for the transmission of knowledge at a global level, because everything that is published daily on this subject has an expiration date, they are punctual data, and they do not enter...

  • Taking a risk is the safest thing to do

      So begins The Technology Inperative, a book that analyzes R&D from the point of view of economics. Moreover, that could be its conclusion: that taking risks is the safest thing to do is a break with the comfortable and consumerist mentality we have, it also means thinking that we are in danger and that it may be advisable to do something...

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