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Adam

Adam Driffield, United Kingdom
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  • "Fantastic"

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    The best audiobook (and book) I've ever heard (or read). Insightful and well written Jobs led a very colourful life and for those interested in business you'll learn more by listening to this book than you will from the equivalent time in lectures at business school (though I'd probably ignore anything to do with human resource management from the school of Jobs!)

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    Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography

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    • By Walter Isaacson
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    In Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography, Walter Isaacson provides an extraordinary account of Jobs' professional and personal life. Drawn from three years of exclusive and unprecedented interviews Isaacson has conducted with Jobs as well as extensive interviews with Jobs' family members and key colleagues from Apple and its competitors, this is the definitive portrait of the greatest innovator of his generation.

    Amazon Customer says: "A fascinating insight into a flawed genius"
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  • Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography

    "The best out there - essential reading."

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    First the bad.. Essentially flawed - jumps around in time sometimes... Not as technical as I would have liked in important places. Accuracy of some things can be disputed. Feels written in a rush in places and could have done with more editing and rearranging.
    Now the good. This totally overcomes the bad. This is a gripping Bio and well worth the hours of time to listen to. It is entertaining and really makes you think. It holds nothing back. In years to come there will be other more balanced BIO's perhaps with a more technical lean to them. Until then, this is the book to read.
    I still give it 5 stars for effort.

Neil

Neil LEEDS, United Kingdom 20/01/2012

In the car I listen to memoirs or books about business. Recently I've started listening to books about running while running - also fun.

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  • "Thorough!"

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    A good biography and very detailed on the key stages of a fascinating life.

    Somewhat overlong in places.

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    Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography

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    In Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography, Walter Isaacson provides an extraordinary account of Jobs' professional and personal life. Drawn from three years of exclusive and unprecedented interviews Isaacson has conducted with Jobs as well as extensive interviews with Jobs' family members and key colleagues from Apple and its competitors, this is the definitive portrait of the greatest innovator of his generation.

    Amazon Customer says: "A fascinating insight into a flawed genius"

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    Duncan says: "An enjoyable and epic account of life at NASA"
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    Maureen says: "Brilliant man"
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    Freud: A Very Short Introduction (






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    Sigmund Freud revolutionized the way in which we think about ourselves. From its beginnings as a theory of neurosis Freud developed psychoanalysis into a general psychology, which became widely accepted as the predominant mode of discussing personality and interpersonal relationships. Anthony Storr goes one step further and investigates the status of Freud's legacy today and the disputes that surround it.

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    The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting the World (






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    In little more than half a decade, Facebook has gone from a dorm-room novelty to a company with 500 million users. It is one of the fastest growing companies in history, an essential part of the social life not only of teenagers but hundreds of millions of adults worldwide. As Facebook spreads around the globe, it creates surprising effects, even becoming instrumental in political protests from Colombia to Iran.

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    Amazon Customer says: "A fascinating insight into a flawed genius"
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    Gene Kranz was present at the creation of America's manned space program and was a key player in it for three decades. As a flight director in NASA's Mission Control, Kranz witnessed firsthand the making of history. He participated in the space program from the early days of the Mercury program to the last Apollo mission, and beyond. He endured the disastrous first years when rockets blew up and the United States seemed to fall further behind the Soviet Union in the space race.

    Duncan says: "An enjoyable and epic account of life at NASA"
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    With his characteristic eyebrow-raising behavior, Richard P. Feynman once provoked the wife of a Princeton dean to remark, "Surely you're joking, Mr. Feynman!" But the many scientific and personal achievements of this Nobel Prize-winning physicist are no laughing matter. Here, woven with his scintillating views on modern science, Feynman relates the defining moments of his accomplished life.

    Simon says: "Endlessly interesting"
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    Part odyssey, part pilgrimage, this epic personal narrative follows the author's exploration of coasts, islands, reefs, and the sea's abyssal depths. Scientist and fisherman Carl Safina takes readers on a global journey of discovery, probing for truth about the world's changing seas, deftly weaving adventure, science, and political analysis.

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    Born to parents who were enthusiastic naturalists, and linked through his wider family to a clutch of accomplished scientists, Richard Dawkins was bound to have biology in his genes. But what were the influences that shaped his life and intellectual development? And who inspired him to become the pioneering scientist and public thinker now famous (and infamous to some) around the world? In An Appetite for Wonder we join him on a personal journey back to an enchanting childhood in colonial Africa.

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  • Jung: A Very Short Introduction (






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    Anthony Stevens argues that Jung's visionary powers and profound spirituality have helped many to find an alternative set of values to the arid materialism prevailing Western society.

    David says: "Great Overview"
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    I hate every wave of the ocean', the seasick Charles Darwin wrote to his family during his five-year voyage on the H.M.S. Beagle. It was this world-wide journey, however, that launched the scientists career.

    Ran says: "You'll never get bored!"
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  • Dreaming in Code: Two Dozen Programmers, Three Years, 4,732 Bugs, and One Quest for Transcendent Software (






UNABRIDGED) by Scott Rosenberg Narrated by Kyle McCarley
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    Dreaming in Code: Two Dozen Programmers, Three Years, 4,732 Bugs, and One Quest for Transcendent Software

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    Their story takes us through a maze of dead ends and exhilarating breakthroughs as they and their colleagues wrestle not only with the abstraction of code but with the unpredictability of human behavior, especially their own. Along the way, we encounter black holes, turtles, snakes, dragons, axe-sharpening, and yak-shaving - and take a guided tour through the theories and methods, both brilliant and misguided, that litter the history of software development, from the famous "mythical man-month" to Extreme Programming.

    Rob says: "Full of interesting stuff"
  • Living Biographies of Great Scientists (






UNABRIDGED) by Henry Thomas, Dana Lee Thomas Narrated by Nadia May
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    Living Biographies of Great Scientists

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    Hear the stories of the scientists who have shaped the past 2,000 years. This audiobook provides an absorbing and intimate account of the lives of 20 eminent scientists who reached the heights of human achievement, including Archimedes, Bacon, Copernicus, Galileo, Newton, Einstein, and more.

  • Business @ the Speed of Thought: Using a Digital Nervous System (






ABRIDGED) by Bill Gates (Founder, CEO, Microsoft) Narrated by Roger Steffens, Bill Gates
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    Business @ the Speed of Thought: Using a Digital Nervous System

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    Gates' Business @ the Speed of Thought is one of audible.com's most popular programs. This is one investment that will pay consistent dividends. Download it for your commute.

  • Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman (






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    From the author of the national best seller Chaos comes an outstanding biography of one of the most dazzling and flamboyant scientists of the 20th century that "not only paints a highly attractive portrait of Feynman but also . . . makes for a stimulating adventure in the annals of science." (The New York Times).

    Sara says: "A Biography/Science masterpiece"
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UNABRIDGED) by H. A. Lewis Narrated by Glenn Hascall
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    Samuel F.B. Morse

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    A biographical story written in 1888, this is a look at both Professor Morse as well as those who inspired him. We get to experience the frustration he felt at the initial lack of backing by the U.S. Government, and the joy he experienced at proving his theories and expanding the reach of his greatest invention - the telegraph. We also learn that, beyond a profound inventor, Morse was first known as a very gifted artist. This is a biographical sketch for all ages. Narrated by Glenn Hascall.

  • Alexander Graham Bell (






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    A biography of the famed inventor of the phone. We learn the very personal motivation behind his work. We also come to understand that the information comes from the pen of one who made his observations while Bell was still alive - and still inventing. Narrated by Glenn Hascall.

  • Minecraft: The Unlikely Tale of Markus 'Notch' Persson and the Game that Changed Everything (






UNABRIDGED) by Linus Larsson, Daniel Goldberg, Jennifer Hawkins (translator) Narrated by Jonathan Davis
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    Three years ago, 32-year-old Markus "Notch" Persson of Stockholm was an unknown and bored computer programmer. Today, he is a multi-millionaire international icon. Minecraft, the "virtual Lego" game Markus crafted in his free time, has become one of the most talked about activities since Tetris. Talked about by tens of millions of people, in fact.It is the story of unlikely success, fast money, and the power of digital technology to rattle an empire. And it is about creation, exclusion, and the feeling of not fitting in.

  • Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age (






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    Nikola Tesla was a major contributor to the electrical revolution that transformed daily life at the turn of the 20th century. His inventions, patents, and theoretical work formed the basis of modern AC electricity, and contributed to the development of radio and television. Like his competitor Thomas Edison, Tesla was one of America's first celebrity scientists, enjoying the company of New York high society and dazzling the likes of Mark Twain with his electrical demonstrations. An astute self-promoter and gifted showman, he cultivated a public image of the eccentric genius.

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  • George Washington Carver: From Slave to Scientist (Heroes of History) (






UNABRIDGED) by Janet Benge, Geoff Benge Narrated by Tim Gregory
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    Once a kidnapped slave baby, George Washington Carver (1864?-1943) found freedom in learning everything he could about the world around him. Overcoming poverty and racism, George became a brilliant scientist and a gifted professor who dedicated his expertise to helping black farmers escape the devastating grip of poverty. George's scientific creativity knew no limits. His ingenious experimentation with peanuts and other plants helped rescue the failing Southern economy.

  • A Passion for Nature: The Life of John Muir (






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    "I am hopelessly and forever a mountaineer," John Muir wrote. "Civilization and fever and all the morbidness that has been hooted at me has not dimmed my glacial eye, and I care to live only to entice people to look at Nature's loveliness. My own special self is nothing". In Donald Worster's magisterial biography, John Muir's "special self" is fully explored as is his extraordinary ability, then and now, to get others to see the sacred beauty of the natural world.

  • Undiluted Hocus-Pocus: The Autobiography of Martin Gardner (






UNABRIDGED) by Martin Gardner, James Randi Narrated by David Marantz
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    Undiluted Hocus-Pocus: The Autobiography of Martin Gardner

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    • By Martin Gardner, James Randi
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    Martin Gardner wrote the Mathematical Games column for Scientific American for twenty-five years and published more than seventy books on topics as diverse as magic, philosophy, religion, pseudoscience, and Alice in Wonderland.