Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work Kindle Edition
It’s the greatest insurgency you’ve never known about, and it’s stowing away on display. Over the previous decade, Silicon Valley officials like Eric Schmidt and Elon Musk, Special Operators like the Navy SEALs and the Green Berets, and free thinker researchers like Sasha Shulgin and Amy Cuddy have turned all that we pondered elite topsy turvy. Rather than coarseness, better propensities, or 10,000 hours, these pioneers have found an astounding alternate way. They’re saddling uncommon and disputable conditions of awareness to illuminate basic difficulties and beat the opposition.
New York Times top of the line creator Steven Kotler and superior master Jamie Wheal put in four years researching the main edges of this unrest—from the home of SEAL Team Six to the Googleplex, the Burning Man celebration, Richard Branson’s Necker Island, Red Bull’s preparation focus, Nike’s advancement group, and the United Nations’ Headquarters. What’s more, what they realized was dazzling: In their own specific manners, with contrasting dialects, procedures, and applications, each one of these gatherings has been discreetly looking for a similar thing: the lift in data and motivation that modified states give.