Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft shared the list of his favorite 2021 books. He said he was obsessed with sci-fi when he was a kid and he began to read non-fiction when he got older. Let’s check the list of 5 books recommended by Bill Gates for winter holidays of 2021.
5 Books Recommended by Bill Gates for Winter Holidays of 2021:
The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing and the Future of the Human Race written by Walter Isaacson
When Jennifer Doudna, the primary character of the book was in the sixth grade, she came home and saw a paperback named The Double Helix left by her father on her bed. As she began to read through the pages she could not help but be consumed by the book and even though her institution taught her that women are not meant to be scientists she chose to be one. She along with her collaborators would create something that would be a medical miracle, CRISPR. Along with this invention, it will bring a new age, from the digital age it will transform into something where the kids who are aware of digital coding would collaborate with people who are familiar with genetic coding.
A Thousand Brains: A New Theory of Intelligence written by Jeff Hawkins
The question is – how do the cells in our brain create intelligence? A writer, computer engineer, and neuroscientist uncovers the theory of intelligence and the comprehension of the future of Al. and the brain. Jeff Hawkins and their crew learned that our brain utilizes map-like structures to establish a model of the earth, and it is not one, the brain creates hundreds of models of the world consisting of every knowledge we are aware of. This discovery answers how we perceive earth and the sense of origin and self and the building of higher thoughts.
Klara and the Sun written by Kazuo Ishiguro
This is the 8th novel by the Nobel Prize-winning writer Kazuo Ishiguro. It is based on the dystopian sci-fi genre. The story is based in the United States in a vague future. It is narrated from the point of view of Klara, who is a solar-powered artificial friend chosen by a weak child named Josie to be her accompanying person.
Project Hail Mary written by Andy Weir
Ryland Grace is in control of the survival of humans and the existence of the earth. But at the moment, he could not even recall his won name, let alone the subject and goal of his mission or how to even put an end to it. The only thing he is aware of is his rise after a long time of sleep and the fact that he is a million miles away from his familiar place, home with two corpses as his company. He realizes the responsibility he has on his back to save the planet and fortunately with the help of an ally he might have a chance to save the earth.
Hamnet written by Maggie O’Farrell
The title is certainly familiar to the readers because of Shakespeare’s renowned and most celebrated Hamlet, and Maggie’s fascination with Hamlet gave birth to her work, Hamnet. Hamet is a brilliant depiction of a marriage but in the base rests the loss of a much-loved child. Agnes settles with her spouse in Hanley Street, Stratford in the 1580s with their three children named Susan and twins named Hamnet and Judith. Hamnet dies at the age of eleven in 1596 and four years later Agnes’ husband writes a play with the title Hamnet.
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5 Books Recommended by Bill Gates for Winter Holidays of 2021