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The Blue Heron Library
Read at Blue Heron (in order of reading):
Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything / Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams, publish in 2006 by Portfolio, a member of the Penguin Group ISBN-13: 978-1-59184-138-8: also
Government 2.0: Transforming Government and Governance for the Twenty-First Century / Don Tapscott, Anthony D. Williams and Dan Herman, published in January 2008 by NewParadigm at
Everything is Miscellaneous: The Power of the New Digital Disorder / David Weinberger, published in 2007 by Times Books ISBN-13: 978-0-8050-8043-8
The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More / Chris Anderson, published in 2006 by Hyperion ISBN-10: 1-4013-0237-8
small is the new big: and 183 other riffs, rants, and remarkable business ideas / Seth Godin, published in 2006 by Portfolio, a member of the Penguin Group ISBN-10: 1-59184-126-7
In The Bubble: Designing in a Complex World / John Thackara, published in 2005 by MIT ISBN-10: 0-262-20157-7
The Next Global Stage / Kenichi Ohmae, published in 2005 by Wharton School Publishing ISBN-13: 978-0-13-147944-9
The Black Swan / Nassim Nicholas Taleb, published in 2007 by Random House ISBN-13: 978-1-4000-6351-2
Blue Ocean Strategy / W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne, published in 2005 by Harvard Business School Press ISBN-13: 978-1-59139-619-2
Digital Korea / Tomi T Ahonen and Jim O'Reilly, published in 2007 by futuretext Limited ISBN-13: 978-0-9556069-0-8
critical mass: how one thing leads to another / Philip Ball, published in 2004 by Arrow Books ISBN-13: 978-0-0994578-6-2
The Necessary Revolution / Peter Senge, published in 2008 by Doubleday ISBN-13: 978-0-385-51901-4
Microsoft2.0: How Microsoft Plans to stay Relevant in the Post-Gates Era / Mary Jo Foley, published in 2008 by Wiley ISBN-13: 978-0-470-19138-5
Planet Google: One Company's Audacious Plan to Organize Everything We Know / Randall Stross, published in 2008 by Free Press ISBN-13: 978-1-4165-4691-7
Outliers: The Story of Success / Malcolm Gladwell, published in 2008 by Little, Brown and Company Int'l ed. ISBN: 978-0-316-03669-6
grown up digital: how the net generation is changing your world / Don Tapscott, published in 2009 by McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 978-0-07-150863-6
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can make a Big Difference / Malcolm Gladwell, published in 2002 by Little, Brown and Company Int'l ed. ISBN: 978-0-316-34662-7 (PB)
Here Comes Everybody: How Change Happens When People Come Together / Clay Shirky, published in 2008 by The Penguin Press. ISBN: 978-0-141-03062-3 (PB)
What Would Google Do? / Jeff Jarvis, published in 2009 by HarperCollins. ISBN: 978-0-06-170971-5
Lost in Cyburbia: How Life on the Net Has Created a Life of Its Own / James Harkin, published in 2009 by Alfred A. Knopf Canada. ISBN: 978-0-307-39752-2
Free: The Future of a Radical Price / Chris Anderson, published in 2009 by Hyperion. ISBN: 978-1-4013-2290-8
The Future Arrived Yesterday: The Rise of the Protean Corporation and What It Means for You / Michael S. Malone, published in 2009 by Crown Business. ISBN: 978-0-307-40690-3
DRiVE: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us / Daniel H. Pink, published in 2009 by Riverhead Books. ISBN: 978-1-59448-884-9
a brief history of the future / Jacques Attali, in English in 2009 by Arcade Publishing, Inc. ISBN: 978-1-55970-879-1
the Great Reset / Richard Florida, published in 2010 by Random House. ISBN: 978-0-307-35829-5
Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age / Clay Shirky, published in 2010 by The Penguin Press. ISBN: 978-1-59420-235-7
Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work / Matthew B. Crawford, published in 2009 by The Penguin Press. ISBN: 978-0-14-311746-9
MacroWikinomics:Rebooting Business and the World / Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams, published in 2010 by The Penguin Group. ISBN: 978-0-670-06516-5
What Technology Wants / Kevin Kelly, published in 2010 by The Penguin Group. ISBN: 978-0-670-02215-1
the mesh / Lisa Gansky, published in 2010 by The Penguin Group. ISBN: 978-1-59184-371-9
What's Mine is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption / Rachel Botsman and Roo Rogers, published in 2010 by Harper Collins. ISBN: 978-0-06-196354-4
The Origins of Political Order / Francis Fukuyama, published in 2011 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. ISBN: 978-0-374-22734-0
how / Dov Seidman, published in 2007 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Expanded Edition published in 2011. ISBN: 978-1-118-10637-2
The Third Industrial Revolution / Jeremy Rifkin, published in 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN: 978-0-230-11521-7
Program or be Programmed / Douglas Rushkoff, published in 2010, 2011 by Soft Skull Press, ISBN: 978-1-59376-426-5
Imagine / Johan Lehrer, published in 2012 by Allen Lane - Penguin Group, ISBN: 978-0-670-06455-7
Tubes / Andrew Blum, published in 2012 by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, ISBN: 978-1-55468-979-8
The New Industrial Revolution / Peter Marsh, published in 2012 by Yale University Press, ISBN: 978-0-300-11777-6
The Blind Giant: Being Human in a Digital World / Nick Harkaway, published in 2012 by John Murray, ISBN: 978-1-84854-641-7
Antifragile: Things That Gain From Disorder / Nassim Nicholas Taleb, published in 2012 by Random House, ISBN: 978-1-4000-6782-4
The Signal and the Noise: Why so many predictions fail - but some don't / Nate Silver, published in 2012 by The Penguin Press, ISBN: 978-1-59420-411-1
Race Against The Machine: How the Digital Revolution is Accelerating Innovation, Driving Productivity, and Irreversibly Transforming Employment and the Economy / Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew McAfee, published in 2011 by Digital Frontier Press, ISBN: 978-0984725113
Future Perfect: The Case for Progress in a Networked Age / Steven Johnson, published in 2012 by Riverhead Books, Penguin Group (USA), ISBN: 978-1-59448-820-7
The End of Power: From Boardrooms to Battlefields and Churches to States, why being in charge isn't what it used to be / Moisés Naím, published in 2013 by Basic Books, Perseus Books Group, ISBN: 978-0-465-03781-0
Wired for Innovation: How Information Technology Is Reshaping the Economy / Erik Brynjolfsson and Adam Saunders, published in 2010 by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ISBN: 978-0-262-01366-6
Breakpoint: Why the Web will implode, Search will be Obsolete, and Everything Else you Need to Know / Jeff Stibel, published in 2013 by Palgrave MacMillan, ISBN: 978-1-137-27878-4
Mass Flourishing: How Grassroots Innovation Created Jobs, Challenge, and Change / Edmund S. Phelps, published in 2013 by Princeton University Press, ISBN: 978-0-691-15898-3
The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies / Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew McAfee, published in 2014 by W. W. Norton & Company, ISBN: 978-0-393-23935-5
The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of Capitalism / Jeremy Rifkin, published in 2014 by Palgrave MacMillan, ISBN: 978-1-137-27846-3
A Bigger Prize: How We Can Do Better Than The Competition / Margaret Heffernan, published in 2014 by Doubleday/Penguin Random House, ISBN: 978-0-385-67983-1
Makers: The New Industrial Revolution / Chris Anderson, published in 2012 by Signal, an imprint of McClelland & Stewart, a division of Random House, ISBN: 978-0-771-00761-3
Radical Cities - Across Latin America in Search of a New Architecture / Justin McGuirk, published in 2014 by Verso Books, ISBN: 978-1-781-68281-4
Enchanted Objects - Design, Human Desire and the Internet of Things / David Rose, published in 2014 by Scribner, ISBN: 978-1-4767-2563-5
The Age of the Platform - How Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google Have Redefined Business / Phil Simon, published in 2011 by Motion Publishing, ISBN: 978-0-9829-3026-7
How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World / Steven Johnson, Riverhead Books, published in 2014 by The Penguin Group, ISBN: 978-1-59463-296-9
The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs Private Sector Myths / Mariana Mazzucato, Anthem Press, published in 2013, ISBN: 978-0-85728-252-1
Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age / Sherry Turkle, Penguin Press, published in 2015, ISBN: 978-1-101-61739-7
The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge / Matt Ridley, HarperCollins, published in 2015, ISBN: 978-0-062-29602-3
Blockchain Revolution: How the technology behind bitcoin is changing money, business and the world / Don Tapscott and Alex Tapscott, Penguin Random House, published in 2016, ISBN: 978-0-670-06997-2
I'm Right and You're an Idiot: The toxic state of public discourse and how to clean it up / James Hoggan with Grania Litwin, New Society Publishers, published in 2016, ISBN: 978-0-86571-817-3
The Secret History of Women in Coding/ Clive Thompson, The New York Times Magazine, published 2019 02 17, From "Coders: The Making of a New Tribe and the Remaking of the World" to be published by Penguin, March 2019
Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World/ Anand Giridharadas, Vintage Books, published in April 2019 02 17, ISBN: 978-0-451-49325-5
What We Owe Each Other: A New Social Contract For A Better Society/ Minouche Shafik, Princeton University Press, Princeton and Oxford, published in 2021, ISBN: 978-0-691-20445-1
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Wikinomics book cover
Everything is Miscellaneous book cover
The Necessary Revolution
The Great Reset
Cognitive Surplus
Shop Class as Soulcraft
What Technology Wants
The Mesh
Whats Mine Is Yours
Origins of Political Order
The Third Industrial Revolution
Program or be Programmed
The New Industrial Revolution
The Blind Giant
The Signal and the Noise
Race Against the Machine
Future Perfect
The End of Power
Wired for Innovation
Mass Flourishing
The Second Machine Age
The Zero Marginal Cost Society
A Bigger Prize
Radical Cities
Enchanted Objects
The Age of the Platform
How we got to now
The Entrepreneurial State
Reclaiming Conversation
The Evolution of Everything
Blockchain Revolution
I Am Right
I Am Right
Winners Take All
What We Owe Each Other