Book Notes: A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemmingway

Published in 1929, A Farewell to Arms is thought to be a semi-autobiographical depiction of Hemmingway‘s experience as an ambulance driver for the Italian Army during the Italian campaign of WW1, and having his heart broken by an English nurse. This book checked off a few boxes for me: an anything-but-boring Nobel Prize-winning author withContinue reading “Book Notes: A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemmingway”

Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel

Peter Thiel is the billionaire co-founder of PayPal, business partner of Elon Musk, and the first outside investor in Facebook. This is a Stanford University business course taught by Peter Thiel in an easy-to-read book format. It is part “how-to” from an experienced serial entrepreneur, and part philosophy that, though interesting, is less valuable. IContinue reading “Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel”