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- Penguin Books Ltd
- 197 x 128 x 30 mm
- B-format paperback
- 400 g
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This absorbing book will inspire important conversations about big tech and privacy in the twenty-first century * Booklist * This fascinating book reveals the imperial ambitions of Facebook's founder * James Marriott, The Sunday Times * A tour de force of access journalism * Natasha Singer, The New York Times * Steven Levy is the founding guru of technology journalism * Brad Stone, author of The Everything Store and The Upstarts * Levy's narrative is richly detailed, thanks to interviews with Facebookers past and present...His account of Zuckerberg's abbreviated Harvard tenure and Facebook's early years feel fresh, with plenty of colour that reminds you the HBO show Silicon Valley did not have to reach far for its satire * NPR.org * Comprehensive and captivating history * Wall Street Journal * Levy writes with verve... [he] is able to trace the origins of the Cambridge Analytica scheme to Facebook's disregard for the privacy concerns of the first users... He doesn't shy from asking the tough questions * Washington Post * Fresh, up-to-date and insiderish * The Economist * Levy portrays a tech company where no one is taking responsibility for what it has unleashed... The book closes with a recognition that Facebook is bulldozing ahead with new innovations - from Facebook dating to its Libra digital currency project - while Zuckerberg continues to shrug off any ethical queries about his past behaviour * Financial Times *
Steven Levy is Wired's editor at large. The Washington Post has called him 'America's premier technology journalist.' His previous positions include founder of Backchannel and chief technology writer and senior editor for Newsweek. Levy has written seven previous books and has written for Rolling Stone, Harper's Magazine, Macworld, The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, The New Yorker, and Premiere. Levy has also won several awards during his thirty-plus years of writing about technology, including for his book Hackers, which PC Magazine named the best sci-tech book written in the last twenty years; and for Crypto, which won the grand e-book prize at the 2001 Frankfurt Book Fair.