1Von Braun: Dreamer of Space, Engineer of War by
After helping Germany develop rocket technology in World War II, von Braun came to the United States and joined NASA. He was the chief architect of the Saturn V.
The United States and Germany played each other this afternoon in Recife, Brazil. The United States team, led by German coach Jurgen Klinsmann, consists of five German-Americans: Fabian Johnson, Timmy Chandler, John Brooks, Jermaine Jones, and Julian Green. Thanks Germany!
Of course, the United States has been welcoming Germans long before the 2014 World Cup. We’ve curated six biographies of eminent Germans who immigrated to the United States.
Thiel is a legend in the Silicon Valley crowd. He is the CEO and Co-Founder of Paypal and was an early backer of Facebook. He was born to German parents in West Germany and came to the United States as a toddler. This book goes on sale on September, 16.
“In a passage that could come from Clayton Christensen’s The Innovator’s Dilemma, Petroski writes that, ‘Even if a building is well designed structurally, it can still succumb to failure through no fault of its own.’”
Haven’t have time to read this year? We’ve got you covered.
A few months ago, I asked Dan Pink for book recommendations. He replied with an excellent list: “6 books on the Art and Science of Sales.” The second book on Pink’s list is Dale Carnegie’s How To Win Friends and Influence People, first published in 1936. Pink writes that “Some readers…