Books to Complement "It's Time to Build" Essay
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by @stewartbrand on why even environmentalists should be pro building, pro cities, pro nuclear, and pro genetic engineering.
on how modern technological economies can build more outputs with less inputs, and why we need all economies to be modern and technological.
More from Less: The Surprising Story of How We Learned to Prosper Using Fewer Resources—and What Happens Next
on how technology-driven productivity growth improves human welfare and creates more jobs and higher wages.
on how economic systems that encourage aggressive entrepreneurship build the most for the benefit of the most.
The Tycoons: How Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Jay Gould and J.P. Morgan Invented the American Supereconomy
by Charles R. Morris and 4 others
on perhaps the greatest American builder of all, the builder who brought electricity to us all, Thomas Edison.
by Edmund Morris and Thomas Edison
on the central role cities play in our world and why it's so important for us to build them -- more, bigger, better.
Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier and Happier
on why we can't build in great American cities like San Francisco today and what we need to do about it.
“An Apology For The Builder” by Nicholas Barbon, written in 1685. HT @tylercowen. Some things never change!
A short list of books to complement Marc Andresseen's essay: "It's Time to Build".