The Resource Live work work work die : a journey into the savage heart of Silicon Valley, Corey Pein, (electronic resource)

Live work work work die : a journey into the savage heart of Silicon Valley, Corey Pein, (electronic resource)

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Live work work work die : a journey into the savage heart of Silicon Valley
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Live work work work die
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a journey into the savage heart of Silicon Valley
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Corey Pein
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eng
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A scathing, sardonic exploration of Silicon Valley tech culture, laying bare the greed, hubris, and retrograde politics of an industry that aspires to radically transform society for its own benefit. This enlightening audiobook is a must-listen for anyone interested or involved in the tech industry. At the height of the startup boom, journalist Corey Pein set out for Silicon Valley with little more than a smartphone and his wits. His goal: to learn how such an overhyped industry could possibly sustain itself as long as it has. But to truly understand the delirious reality of the tech entrepreneurs, he knew he would have to inhabit that perspective--he would have to become an entrepreneur himself. Thus Pein begins his journey--skulking through gimmicky tech conferences, pitching his over-the-top business ideas to investors, and rooming with a succession of naive upstart programmers whose entire lives are managed by their employers--who work endlessly and obediently, never thinking to question their place in the system.In showing us this frantic world, Pein challenges the positive, feel-good self-image that the tech tycoons have crafted--as nerdy and benevolent creators of wealth and opportunity--revealing their self-justifying views and their insidious visions for the future.Vivid and incisive, Live Work Work Work Die is a troubling portrait of a self-obsessed industry bent on imposing its disturbing visions on the rest of us
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Pein, Corey
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338.4/7004097947
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HD9696.8.U63
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C374 2018
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Van Kolken, Robert
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  • Internet industry
  • High technology industries
  • Technological innovations
  • New business enterprises
  • Entrepreneurship
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / General
  • Entrepreneurship
  • High technology industries
  • Internet industry
  • New business enterprises
  • Technological innovations
  • California
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Live work work work die : a journey into the savage heart of Silicon Valley, Corey Pein, (electronic resource)
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1 online resource (1 sound file (08 hr., 42 min., 58 sec.))
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9781427294258
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Live work work work die : a journey into the savage heart of Silicon Valley, Corey Pein, (electronic resource)
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1 online resource (1 sound file (08 hr., 42 min., 58 sec.))
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9781427294258
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