Best Books to read in 2020 lockdown
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Top 5 Must-read books for Tech enthusiasts and start-up aspirants during this 2020 lockdown.

While we are stuck with this global pandemic and advised to stay at home we all have a lot of free time in hand which we are saving from the commute to workplaces.

Working from home can be a tiresome task during the current scenario and can become very monotonous after a while. Utilising this abundance of free time should be the responsibility of every student as well as working professionals to gain more knowledge of their subjects and work.

Here are top 5 books which a Tech enthusiasts / aspiring entrepreneur must read in order to gain more dept in this field and make a master plan for the future.

1. “2062” by Toby Walsh :

With the rapid growth in technology and scientific developments, the day is not far when humans will build machines as intelligent as us!

The book 2062 dives into the future of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Prof. Toby Walsh projects the role of AI and its impact on work, war, politics, economics, and everyday human life. It is based on deep understanding of AI and related technology and a must-read for anyone who wants to or already working in the field of AI in general

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2. “Elon Musk : How the billionaire CEO of SpaceX and Tesla is Shaping our Future”

By Ashlee Vance :

This is a no brainer and most of you might have already read it and if you are not one of them, then you must buy get your hands on this one. Ashlee Vance takes us deep into the working of Tesla, Space X, and the life of the man who manages it all ELON MUSK. A personality that inspires a lot of us to get into this science space, The man who made it all COOL for the techies.

Elon musk has setup benchmarks by his numerous small and big contributions in the field of scientific developments and his future plans are worth reading about. He wants to savior the planet and with the sustainable growth model of musk, Ashee explains, the future can be a time when humans and nature are co-existing without hurting one another. There can not be a lot of things said about the book as the book speaks for itself.

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3. “Superhuman Innovation: Transforming Business with Artificial Intelligence”

By Chris Duffey :

Another entry of AI in the list states that AI is the future and reading about it and acquiring knowledge about it will make you future proof if you are in the business or wants to enter. Chris Duffey talks about the new electricity of our time which is AI and how it is revolutionizing industries globally.

Superhuman Innovation talks about 5 tier model in which AI works and enables innovation which includes speed, understanding, performance, experimentation, and result. It also provides various case studies and real-life scenarios of these experiments and discoveries.

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4.”Startupland: How Three Guys Risked Everything to Turn an Idea into a Global Business”

By Mikkel Svane :

Mikkel svane, Alex and morten, with the book, takes you into the journey of how these three strugglers worked intelligently to start their own company Zendesk and what all hurdles they crossed and how they crossed. This book gives you insights into the personal and professional life of an entrepreneur which is a must-read for any aspiring entrepreneur or someone who thinks that starting up a business is a cakewalk. It sure will be a cakewalk once you have read this one.

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5.”The Upstarts” by Brad Stone :

Although this is comparatively an old book from 2017 but it is the most relevant book as far as this list is concerned. Brad Stone presents us, through this book, the story of how Airbnb and Uber came into existence.

The author narrates the facts in a unique manner of balancing the two CEO of these companies who are two very different personalities and how they both became the “unicorn” of the tech world. The books give so small but important anecdotes from the lives of these entrepreneurs and how they managed the problems faced by them in order for you to learn more. It is a must-read for every start-up enthusiasts.

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These were some of the many books written on the given subject and the list is ever ending.

“Please feel free to write down below (in Comment Section) your books on the same subject to enhance the knowledge of other readers as well. “

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