It may seem odd but I would say Godel Escher Bach. I can't really think of any other book that I would consider worth while reading at the start of my carear. (I am actually thinking of before my college education.)
After watching the Youtube video on Google's venture in China I am 'slightly' inclined to disagree. It was stated that free was priority so they just bundled up the software which as much Malware/spyware that was necessary to pay for the software.