https://www.technologyreview.com/s/612950/10-of-bill-gatess-favorite-books-about-technology/

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Whenever I want to understand something better, I pick up a book. Reading is my favorite way to learn about a new subject—whether it’s global health, quantum computing, or world history. Here are 10 books that helped inform my choices for this year’s list of 10 breakthrough technologies. LIFE 3.0. by Max Tegmark. Anyone who wants to discuss how artificial intelligence is shaping the world should read this book. Tegmark, a physicist by training, takes a scientific approach. He doesn’t spend a lot of time saying we should do this or that, and as a result, Life 3.0 offers a terrific baseline of knowledge on the subject. This story is part of our March/April 2019 Issue See the rest of the issue. Subscribe Full story

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