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TREKONOMICS nominated for best audiobook of the year!

Dear all, friends and readers,

I just learned that Trekonomics was nominated for an Audie Award (the Oscars of audioboooks) in the business and personal development category. It is quite an honor to have a book on a list next to works by Stephen King, John Scalzi, Colson Whitehead, Siddhartha Mukherjee etc.

The audiobook, read by the amazing Oliver Wyman, can be sampled here: http://amzn.to/2avFi4F

Thank you all for your support and friendship,

As usual, Live Long, and Prosper!

Manu

ps: here’s the (image) announcement for the business/personal development category.

 



Wookieenomics vs Trekonomics

In anticipation of the release of Star Wars’ Rogue One at the end of the week, we recorded a podcast with Pr. Zachary Feinstein (George Washington University). Economist David Beckworth, from think tank Mercatus, hosted. 

If you recall, Zach Feinstein wrote this amazingly funny and sharp paper last year, where he came to the conclusion that the Death Star would have destroyed the Empire’s economy. Here’s his thesis, laid out in The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/03/opinion/in-star-wars-was-the-death-star-too-big-to-fail.html

In any case, we hope you’ll enjoy the podcast and that it will give you fresh ideas to chew on while watching Rogue One

https://soundcloud.com/macro-musings/feinsteinsaadia

May The Force Be With You. 

Manu

162980 10150347252315626 6077063 n Joseph Terzieva · Author · added about 1 year ago
Beautiful article. It is an honor to know you even if just through this unique platform.

My piece for the Washington Post re: the election

Dear All, 

Today I wrote this for the Washington Post. 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/global-opinions/wp/2016/11/09/why-this-frenchman-plans-to-resist-president-trump-by-becoming-a-u-s-citizen/

Peace and long life,

Manu

Dear all, 

Today is Star Trek’s 50th anniversary. 

For the occasion, I wrote this little thing for the New Yorker.

http://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/the-enduring-lessons-of-star-trek

Enjoy!


Img 1145 Sfhelmut · Reader · edited over 1 year ago · 1 like
Just finished listening to the interview on Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy, cant wait to get my copy and...Engage!
Imlnct1j Jamison Stone · Author · added over 1 year ago
Easy 5 stars on Amazon! Great work! I know so many people who are excited to read it!

Trekonomics on Marketplace and Business Insider

Dear all,

Here is the link to the Marketplace interview:

http://www.marketplace.org/shows/marketplace-tech/marketplace-tech-thursday-june-2-2016?WT.mc_id=bc56d62f79c4e3dc1d36af7e367b364a

It has been edited to a digestible 3-minutes snippet. But it’s fun.

In addition, I published this piece at Business Insider yesterday, just to mix things up a little bit: http://www.techinsider.io/10-reasons-star-trek-is-better-than-star-wars-2016-5

Enjoy! There is more coming soon.

In the meantime, for those who of you who feel so inclined, I encourage you to leave a short review of the book at Amazon.com : http://amzn.to/1UjeOoY

Thank you again for your continued support,

Live Long, and Prosper

Manu

Trekonomics on NPR’s Marketplace tomorrow

Dear all,

This morning I taped an interview at Marketplace studios in Downtown LA. The segment will air tomorrow. Since all of you are distributed across time zones, I recommend listening online (if you are so inclined). 

The segment will air tomorrow. It will be posted here:

http://www.marketplace.org/shows/marketplace-tech

Enjoy!

Live long, and prosper.

Manu

162980 10150347252315626 6077063 n Joseph Terzieva · Author · added over 1 year ago
The book is great. Here’s to your continued success.

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