Visionaries - 02.12.17
“A Reading List: Part 4.” Today Lobell continues with his list of audiobooks and chats about each one. “The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur's Vision of the Future” by Steve Case. Steve Case was founder and CEO of AOL. When AOL merged with Time Warner, they were in a position to take over the Internet, but instead they self-destructed. How and Why? Case gives us part of the story. “Jack: Straight from the Gut” by Jack Welch. Jack Welch was considered the greatest CEO of modern times (until Steve Jobs re-emerged). How did he do it, and what has happened since? “How the Hippies Saved Physics: Science, Counterculture, and the Quantum Revival” by David Kaiser. What is “quantum weirdness, how did physicists cover it up, and who brought it back to attentions. More on interesting books on future shows.
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