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Valley of genius : the uncensored history of Silicon Valley, as told by the hackers, founders, and freaks who made it boom / Adam Fisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781455559022
  • ISBN: 1455559024
  • Physical Description: xvi, 494 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Twelve, 2018.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [463]-470) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface. Silicon Valley, explained: the story of the past, as retold by the people of the future -- Book one. Among the computer bums -- The big bang: everything starts with Doug Engelbart -- Ready Player One: the first t-shirt tycoon -- The time machine: inventing the future at Xerox PARC -- Breakout: Jobs and Woz change the game -- Towel designers: Atari's high-strung prima donnas -- PARC opens the kimono: good artists copy, great artists steal -- 3P1C F41L: it's game over for Atari -- Hello, I'm Macintosh: it sure is great to get out of that bag -- Fumbling the future: who blew it: Xerox PARC--or Steve Jobs? -- Book two. The hacker ethic -- What information wants: heroes of the computer revolution -- The Whole Earth 'Lectronic Link: welcome to the restaurant at the end of the universe -- Reality check: the new new thing--that wasn't -- From insanely great to greatly insane: General Magic mentors a generation -- The Bengali typhoon: Wired's revolution of the month -- Toy stories: from PARC to Pixar -- Jerry Garcia's last words: Netscape opened what? -- A fish, a barrel, and a gun: Suck perfects the art of snark -- Culture hacking: the cyberunderground goes mainstream -- Book three. Network effects -- The check is in the mail: eBay's trillion-dollar garage sale -- The shape of the internet: a problem of great googolplexity -- Free as in beer: two teenagers crash the music industry -- The dot bomb: only the cockroaches survive...and you're one of the cockroaches -- The return of the king: iCame, iSaw, iConquered -- I'm feeling lucky: Google cracks the code -- I'm CEO...bitch: Zuck moves to Silicon Valley to "dominate" (and does) -- Purple people eater: Apple, the company that cannibalizes itself -- Twttr: nose-ring-wearing, tattooed, neck-bearded, long-haired punk hippie misfits -- To infinity...and beyond!: Steve Jobs in memoriam -- Epilogue. The endless frontier: the future history of Silicon Valley.
Summary, etc.:
A candid and comprehensive oral history of Silicon Valley's secrets traces the disruptions and start-ups that impacted its economy from the origins of Apple and Atari through the present-day clashes of Google and Facebook.
Subject: Computer industry > California > Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County)
Businesspeople > California > Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County) > Interviews.
High technology industries > California > Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County)
Technological innovations > California > Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County)
Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County, Calif.) > Economic conditions.
Genre: Interviews.
Oral histories.

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