2012 Disruptor Award Book of the Year

Thinking, Fast and Slow
by Daniel Kahneman (Farrar, Straus and Giroux; first edition; October 25, 2011)

Honorable Mention

MacroWikinomics: Rebooting Business and the World
by Don Tapscott and Anthony Williams (2010)

 


2012 Disruptor Award Reading List of Noteworthy Books

Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President
by Candice Millard (2011)

The Change Function: Why Some Technologies Take Off and Others Crash and Burn
by Pip Coburn (2006)

Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation
by Steven Johnson (2011)

The Sputnik Challenge
by Robert Divine (1993)

USA Inc.: A Basic Summary of America’s Financial Statements
by Mary Meeker (2011)

The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University
by Louis Menand (2010)

Immortal Bird: A Family Memoir
by Doron Weber (2012)

Culturematic
by Grant McCracken (2012)

Reverse Innovation
by Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble (2012)

The Creative Destruction of Medicine
by Eric Topal (2012)

What Disruptive Thinking Is and Why You Should Be Doing It
by Luke Williams (2010)

Einstein, Picasso: Space, Time, and the Beauty That Causes Havoc
by Arthur I. Miller (2002)

Lapham’s Quarterly
(Best Periodical)


Apps of the year

Confession: A Roman Catholic App
Non-sacramental confession tool for iPhone/iPad.

UBER
A distributed transportation solution. uber.com