Why Business Leaders Need to Read More Science Fiction
Harvard Business Review
JULY 14, 2017
Neal Stephenson’s The Diamond Age inspired Jeff Bezos to create the Kindle ; Sergey Brin mines Stephenson’s even more famous Snow Crash for insights into virtual reality. Leadership Innovation Creativity Digital ArticleAt the end of the 19th century, New York City stank. One hundred fifty thousand horses ferried people and goods through the streets of Manhattan, producing 45,000 tons — tons! — of manure a month.