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The year’s winner of “The FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year 2019” is Invisible women: data bias in a world designed for men by Caroline Criado-Perez

Overview: Data is fundamental to the modern world. From economic development, to healthcare, to education and public policy, we rely on numbers to allocate resources and make crucial decisions. But because so much data fails to take into account gender, because it treats men as the default and women as atypical, bias and discrimination are …
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The year’s winner of the “FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year 2018” is Bad blood: secrets and lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou

Overview: The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of a multibillion-dollar startup, by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end in the face of pressure and threats from the CEO and her lawyers. In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen …
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