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  • Man's Search for Meaning

  • By: Viktor E. Frankl
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 4 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,564
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,850
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,854

Internationally renowned psychiatrist, Viktor E. Frankl, endured years of unspeakable horror in Nazi death camps. During, and partly because of his suffering, Dr. Frankl developed a revolutionary approach to psychotherapy known as logotherapy. At the core of his theory is the belief that man's primary motivational force is his search for meaning.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Read This if You're Very Sick and/or Thinking About Ending Your Life

  • By Derek on 07-21-15

Will make you grateful for your life

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Reviewed: 09-18-18

Got any complaints with your life? This will put it in perspective, as the authors describes his own experience of the concentration camps, and the clinic exploration of what gives people the will and drive to press on and find meaning in works, relationships, and even unavoidable suffering and the attitude they choose to respond to it.

  • Principles

  • Life and Work
  • By: Ray Dalio
  • Narrated by: Ray Dalio, Jeremy Bobb
  • Length: 16 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,197
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,873
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,816

Ray Dalio, one of the world's most successful investors and entrepreneurs, shares the unconventional principles that he's developed, refined, and used over the past 40 years to create unique results in both life and business - and which any person or organization can adopt to help achieve their goals.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Idea-meritocracy/Principles Reference

  • By Patrick Eberle on 06-30-18

Required reading for growth minded professionals

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Reviewed: 09-06-18

The mindset and tactics this book teaches are crucially important to thriving as an individual and as a team. Do yourself a favor and learn the wisdom from this author's life of success and insight.

  • Dawn of the New Everything

  • Encounters with Reality and Virtual Reality
  • By: Jaron Lanier
  • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
  • Length: 14 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 147
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 133
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 133

Bridging the gap between tech mania and the experience of being inside the human body, Dawn of the New Everything is a look at what it means to be human at a moment of unprecedented technological possibility. Through a fascinating look back over his life in technology, Jaron Lanier, an interdisciplinary scientist and father of the term virtual reality, exposes VR's ability to illuminate and amplify our understanding of our species and gives listeners a new perspective on how the brain and body connect to the world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The future and how we will get there

  • By Daniel J. Matyola on 12-05-17

Fascinating insight into VR, AI, Tech in general

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Reviewed: 04-02-18

Unconventional viewpoint from a founding father of Virtual Reality on internet and tech trends, through the lens of someone who was there working on them from the beginning days to the present day, with insightful commentary borne of the intersection of tech business, visionary new age culture, scientific skepticism, and cyberpunk speculations on futurism.

  • Hieroglyph

  • Stories and Visions for a Better Future
  • By: Ed Finn, Kathryn Cramer
  • Narrated by: Danny Campbell, Cassandra Campbell
  • Length: 24 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 55
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 49
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 50

Now comes this remarkable anthology uniting 20 of today's leading thinkers, writers, and visionaries - among them Cory Doctorow, Gregory Benford, Elizabeth Bear, Bruce Sterling, and Neal Stephenson - to contribute works of "techno-optimism" that challenge us to dream and do Big Stuff. Engaging, mind-bending, provocative, and imaginative, Hieroglyph offers a forward-thinking approach to the intersection of art and technology that has the power to change our world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • SciFi that is very entertaining and scientific

  • By D. Beaman on 10-08-14

Plenty of new ideas and inspirations in here!

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Reviewed: 10-17-17

Uplifting visions of where we can take our civilization. Some stories better than others, but the spirit running through them all is brilliant and sorely needed today.

  • Elon Musk

  • Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
  • By: Ashlee Vance
  • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
  • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42,745
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38,186
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 38,112

In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary life of one of Silicon Valley's most exciting, unpredictable, and ambitious entrepreneurs - a real-life Tony Stark - and a fascinating exploration of the renewal of American invention and its new makers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best of competence porn

  • By Tristan on 08-20-16

Fascinating, inspiring, motivating

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Reviewed: 11-10-15

Recommended for aspiring entrepreneurs, engineers, and anyone who wants to change the world for the better through innovation. It will make you think big and bold.

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