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Chaos Monkeys - Revised Edition

Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley
ナレーター: Dan John Miller
再生時間: 16 時間 13 分
カテゴリー: 洋書, Business

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あらすじ・解説

The instant New York Times best seller, now featuring a new afterword from the author - the insider's guide to the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal, the inner workings of the tech world, and who really runs Silicon Valley.

Imagine a chimpanzee rampaging through a datacenter powering everything from Google to Facebook. Infrastructure engineers use a software version of this “chaos monkey” to test Online services’ robustness - their ability to survive random failure and correct mistakes before they actually occur. Tech entrepreneurs are society’s chaos monkeys. One of Silicon Valley’s most audacious chaos monkeys is Antonio García Martínez.

After stints on Wall Street and as CEO of his own startup, García Martínez joined Facebook’s nascent advertising team. Forced out in the wake of an internal product war over the future of the company’s monetization strategy, García Martínez eventually landed at rival Twitter. In Chaos Monkeys, this gleeful contrarian unravels the chaotic evolution of social media and online marketing and reveals how it is invading our lives and shaping our future.  

©2016, 2018 Antonio Garcia Martinez (P)2018 HarperCollins Publishers

批評家のレビュー

“Incisive... The most fun business book I have read this year... Clearly there will be people who hate this book - which is probably one of the things that makes it such a great read.” (Andrew Ross Sorkin, New York Times

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  • 総合評価
    5 out of 5 stars
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  • Brett Phinney
  • 2019/08/05

Best audio book I’ve listened to in a while!

Really loved the book. Narration was great, loved the unflinching honesty. Really recommend it . Probably will listen to again !

  • 総合評価
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ナレーション
    5 out of 5 stars
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    5 out of 5 stars
  • Jack Thiel
  • 2019/05/23

Entertaining and informative

Keep in mind that the author has his right to subjectivity.
AGM delivered a deftly written dissection of the life of a tech scene officionado that was easy to digest and highly informative.

  • 総合評価
    5 out of 5 stars
  • ナレーション
    5 out of 5 stars
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    5 out of 5 stars
  • Martha Mangan
  • 2019/09/22

Best Non-fiction (and entertaining frolic) I’ve listened to in years!

Like others have already said, AGM’s candidness (including his unabashed criticism of himself) is a breath of fresh air and his ability to explain things with fabulous metaphors makes it even that much better.

  • 総合評価
    5 out of 5 stars
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    5 out of 5 stars
  • Ashot Arzumanyan
  • 2019/06/08

Very interesting book by a surprisingly super-smart author

I am adding this book to must-reads along with “Hard thing about hard things” and others. It fills the gap in guidance for mid-career periods of life without bullshit and with a lot of truth and thought provoking.

  • 総合評価
    5 out of 5 stars
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    5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazon Customer
  • 2019/01/25

Must read/listen - Absolutely engrossing

Antonio writes a compelling narrative to give readers a first-hand account of Silicon Valley, Startups, the tech industry, and life at Facebook - without leaving out the hilarious debauchery that took place in between. Read it now! It made my morning commute way more entertaining and I literally laughed out loud a few times.

  • 総合評価
    4 out of 5 stars
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  • C. Armstrong
  • 2018/12/10

The ‘Bad Santa’ of Silicon Valley

I felt compelled to knock a star for the overall pessimistic views and spiteful portrayals expressed in the book (think Bad Santa movie). That being said, the extremely witty, intelligent, and entertaining writing style covering everything from stock trading, investing, the corporate battlefield of the business, and the current reality of online / social media advertising is impossible to deny.

Audible is perfect for a book like this with the many included footnotes, since they tend to interrupt the overall flow of reading a traditional book. There's also a great Q and A at the end with the author.

  • 総合評価
    5 out of 5 stars
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  • David W. Puckett
  • 2018/11/06

Must Read

it was a great book, especially if your in the startup world either past, present or future. Loved the authors prospective and humor

  • 総合評価
    4 out of 5 stars
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    5 out of 5 stars
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  • Reyes
  • 2018/10/26

The book is awesome however ...

I really like the ability in audible to increase the speed of the narration, however as I learned from this audio book it doesn’t work for all narraters. Wish there were different narraters to select from.

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    2 out of 5 stars
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  • Cato
  • 2018/09/27

A broad overview of a bro's Silicon Valley exp

This memoir follows a Wall Street quantitive analyst's journey into Silicon Valley as a modern ad man. It's bite, angsty, and aggressive.
I could see this as a good intro to Silicon Valley and the world of startup tech in the 10s for the non-technical reader, but for anyone with any experience in the field it's just a brogrammer's rant.

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  • Sondre
  • 2019/06/04

A bit brazen, and non - technical.

Delves into personal life of author, and does not go into the technicalities of digital marketing

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2019/05/09

Interesting worth a listen

Good personal account based insight into silicon valley, startup culture and the inner workings of Facebook a few years back.

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