- As an "insider", I'm often pleasantly surprised when I learn something new from books in tech. @Kantrowitz's "Always Day One" is a really fun read. Especially learned a bunch on how Amazon's memo process/culture that I didn't know of before.
At Amazon, 'Day One' is code for working inventively and urgently, as if it were the first day of your startup. Amazon and its fellow tech giants are under fire for their size and power, but there's more to their story than anti-competitive practices and tax avoidance. These companies have kept ahead of the competition by embracing a new leadership model, one built for an age where companies can spin up new products and services at record speed. For these new goliaths, it's always day one. Go behind the scenes with first-time interviews and exclusive scoops with all the major players - Pichai, Nadella, Zuckerberg, and Bezos.