Here’s the reading list we give to new starters (all four of our team so far )
ISPreviewUK - Comprehensive website. Good Twitter account. Very telco focused.
The internet and innovation - An interesting research paper from 2010
Facebook’s attempt at drone assisted internet deployment.
Zero to One - Peter Thiel
Blitzscaling - Reid Hoffman
A book about innocent - Innocent founders (they secretly met at their then employers offices!)
Masters of Scale podcast - How companies grow from zero to a gazillion.
Whatsapp - How its anti-marketing approach scaled them massively.
The Founder - Great Netflix movie on how McDonalds started.
Complete 66 Mac vs PC ads great customer centric insight (the ads about switching customer care are especially relevant).
SpaceX - Falcon Heavy and Starman - Because why not.
The Pale Blue Dot - Inspiration behind Cuckoo’s mission.
NerdWriter - Great analytical videos
The Jungle is Neutral - WW2 guerilla tactics in Malaysia. Chapman liked studying birds…
John Steinbeck gives Nobel Prize Speech - Great speech of the last century.
The Wire - A great scene “Its all in the game”.
James Carville speech - Powerful point about the most sacred thing you can commit to is your labour. Also about the harder you work, the luckier you get.
McRaven speech - The little things will accomplish the big things.
Do not go gentle into that good night - Poetry mixed with ultra-running.
General Jim Mattis - Leadership skills and anecdotes.
Fitzy’s Finest Tunes - My Spotify Playlist. Please be kind about the Irish folk music…