I don't believe in cold weather or technology stagnation, but I do like books, economics, programming, China, and East Africa. Ex @usv @stanford buckeye.
Without fully intending, I’ve ended up reading quite a bit about China. Beside the policy and economic development angles, which I like, China seems to attract some of the best narrative nonfiction writers.
I spent some of my undergrad studying and living in the Great Lakes region of Africa. Here’s a few of the best books I’ve read about it, plus a few others to avoid –
I worked in early-stage venture capital, at Union Square Ventures, at the beginning of my career, and I still find the industry fascinating and bizarre. A few of my favorite books about it all