From meditation to robots: bill gates was named the best book of the year

От медитаций до роботов: Билл Гейтс назвал лучшие книги года

American businessman, founder of Microsoft bill gates has listed the five best books 2018, which broadens the mind. The rating is published on its official website.

“The list is varied, a wide range of topics. From rules on how to properly meditate, and ending with Autonomous weapons,” – said in the text of the blog.

So, gates recommends the book Tara Westover Educated (“the Teacher”). It describes how the pursuit of new knowledge gives rise to the independence of man and brings it to a new social level.

Also on the list of listed Army Of None (“Army of anyone”) Floor Share. This work is devoted to artificial intelligence. Also, it is popularly considered a war between humans and robots.

The list includes Army Of None (“Army of anyone”) Floor Share. The reader learns about a medical company that has patented a new method of blood analysis. The founder of the organization accused of incompetence and the desire to cash in on gullible patients. Ball talks about the rise and fall of the company.

In addition, the entrepreneur advises to pay attention to the 21 Lessons For The 21st Century (“21 lessons for the twenty-first century”) Yuval Noah Harari. The book invites to reflect on the issues that are relevant to the modern man.

“If 2018 for some reason gave you the optimism, read this work for a deeper understanding of the world,” said gates.

Made a list of The Headspace Guide to Meditation and Mindfulness (“Meditation and mindfulness”) Andy Puddicombe. The work can be traced the transformation of a man: from student to Buddhist monk. The book also reveals the secrets of knowing your inner self.