16 Books Recommended by Tomaž Štolfa


Tomaz is the CEO & co-founder of Layer. He’s passionate about blending web, mobile and telephony into innovative products; while hiding the complexities behind simple interfaces.

1. The Industries of the Future by Alec Ross

Leading innovation expert Alec Ross explains what’s next for the world: the advances and stumbling blocks that will emerge in the next ten years, and how we can navigate them. Whil…


2. Children of the New World by Alexander Weinstein

Children of the New World introduces readers to a near future world of social media implants, memory manufacturers, dangerously immersive virtual reality games, and alarmingly intuitive robots. Many of these characters live in a utopian future of instant connection and technological gratification that belies an unbridgeable human distance, while others inhabit a post collapse landscape made primitive by disaster, which they must work to rebuild as we once did millennia ago…


3. The Score Takes Care of Itself by Bill Walsh

Offers insights and best leadership principles from the successful coach of the San Francisco 49ers, explaining how he motivated people, crafted winning teams, and his words of wis…


4. An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield

As Commander of the International Space Station, Chris Hadfield captivated the world with stunning photos and commentary from space. Now, in his first book, Chris offers readers ex…


5. Scale by Geoffrey West

The former head of the Sante Fe Institute, visionary physicist Geoffrey West is a pioneer in the field of complexity science, the science of emergent systems and networks. The term…


6. Gut by Giulia Enders

Our gut is almost as important to us as our brain and yet we know very little about how it works.Gut: The Inside Story is an entertaining, informative tour of the digestive system…


7. The Most Important Thing by Howard Marks

This book explains the keys to successful investment and the pitfalls that can destroy capital or ruin a career. Utilizing passages from his memos to illustrate his ideas, Marks te…


8. Global Warming Primer by Jeffrey Bennett

Is human-induced global warming a real threat to our future? Most people will express an opinion on this question, but relatively few can back their opinions with solid evidence. M…


9. The Laws of Simplicity by John Antonelli

Finally, we are learning that simplicity equals sanity. We’re rebelling against technology that’s too complicated, DVD players with too many menus, and software accompanied by 7…


10. Leading by Michael Moritz

What does it take to lead a team to world-class success over a sustained period of time? Sir Alex Ferguson is one of the few leaders who truly knows. In his 38 years in management,…


11. Football Leaks by Michael Wulzinger

Das größte Datenleck der Sportgeschichte erschüttert die Fußballwelt Dass es in der Welt des Fußballs immer weniger um den Sport und immer mehr um schmutzige Geschäfte geht, ahnen…


12. Make It So by Nathan Shedroff

Many designers enjoy the interfaces seen in science fiction films and television shows. Freed from the rigorous constraints of designing for real users, sci-fi production designers…


13. Hatching Twitter by Nick Bilton

A New York Times bestseller Ev told Jack he had to “chill out” with the deluge of media he was doing. “It’s bad for the company,” Ev said. “It’s sending the wrong message.” Biz sat…


14. How to Create a Mind by Ray Kurzweil

How does the brain recognise images? Could computers drive? How is it possible for man-made programs to beat the world’s best chess players? In this fascinating look into the human…


15. The Choice by Russell D. Roberts

Through the use of allegory and satire, this text provides an exposition of the law of comparative advantage, an economic law applicable to all trading nations. In the fable, the g…


16. Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

New York Times Bestseller From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution — a #1 international bestseller — that explores the ways in wh…


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