Brotopia
Score: 4
From 37 Ratings

Brotopia


  • Author: Emily Chang
  • Release Date : 2018-02-06
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 1592594 Bytes


Instant National Bestseller"Excellent." --San Francisco Chronicle"Brotopia is more than a business book. Silicon Valley holds extraordinary power over our present lives as well as whatever utopia (or nightmare) might come next." --New York TimesSilicon Valley is a modern utopia where anyone can change the world. Unless you're a woman.For women in tech, Silicon Valley is not a fantasyland of unicorns, virtual reality rainbows, and 3D-printed lollipops, where millions of dollars grow on trees. It's a "Brotopia," where men hold all the cards and make all the rules. Vastly outnumbered, women face toxic workplaces rife with discrimination and sexual harassment, where investors take meetings in hot tubs and network at sex parties.In this powerful...

Disrupted
Score: 4.5
From 264 Ratings

Disrupted


  • Author: Dan Lyons
  • Release Date : 2016-04-05
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 2288816 Bytes


An instant New York Times bestseller, Dan Lyons' "hysterical" (Recode) memoir, hailed by the Los Angeles Times as "the best book about Silicon Valley," takes readers inside the maddening world of fad-chasing venture capitalists, sales bros, social climbers, and sociopaths at today's tech startups. For twenty-five years Dan Lyons was a magazine writer at the top of his profession--until one Friday morning when he received a phone call: Poof. His job no longer existed. "I think they just want to hire younger people," his boss at Newsweek told him. Fifty years old and with a wife and two young kids, Dan was, in a word, screwed. Then an idea hit. Dan had long reported on Silicon Valley and the tech explosion. Why not join it? HubSpot, a Boston start-up, ...

Brotopia
Score: 4.5
From 5 Ratings

Brotopia


  • Author : Emily Chang
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2018-02-06
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780735213548


Brotopia Book Description :

Instant National Bestseller "Excellent." --San Francisco Chronicle "Brotopia is more than a business book. Silicon Valley holds extraordinary power over our present lives as well as whatever utopia (or nightmare) might come next." --New York Times Silicon Valley is a modern utopia where anyone can change the world. Unless you're a woman. For women in tech, Silicon Valley is not a fantasyland of unicorns, virtual reality rainbows, and 3D-printed lollipops, where millions of dollars grow on trees. It's a "Brotopia," where men hold all the cards and make all the rules. Vastly outnumbered, women face toxic workplaces rife with discrimination and sexual harassment, where investors take meetings in hot tubs and network at sex parties. In this powerful expo...

Brotopia
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

Brotopia


  • Author : Emily Chang
  • Publisher : Portfolio
  • Release Date : 2019-03-05
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780525540175


Brotopia Book Description :

Instant National Bestseller "Excellent." --San Francisco Chronicle "Brotopia is more than a business book. Silicon Valley holds extraordinary power over our present lives as well as whatever utopia (or nightmare) might come next." --New York Times Silicon Valley is a modern utopia where anyone can change the world. Unless you're a woman. For women in tech, Silicon Valley is not a fantasyland of unicorns, virtual reality rainbows, and 3D-printed lollipops, where millions of dollars grow on trees. It's a "Brotopia," where men hold all the cards and make all the rules. Vastly outnumbered, women face toxic workplaces rife with discrimination and sexual harassment, where investors take meetings in hot tubs and network at sex parties. In this powerful expo...

Brotopia
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

Brotopia


  • Author : Emily Chang
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Genre: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780735213531


Brotopia Book Description :

Reveals how male-dominated Silicon Valley became sexist despite its utopian ideals and decades of companies claiming the moral high ground, and how women are finally starting to fight back against toxic workplaces and sexual harrassment....

Valley of Genius

Valley of Genius


  • Author : Adam Fisher
  • Publisher : Twelve
  • Release Date : 2018-07-10
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455559015


Valley of Genius Book Description :

"This is the most important book on Silicon Valley I've read in two decades. It will take us all back to our roots in the counterculture, and will remind us of the true nature of the innovation process, before we tried to tame it with slogans and buzzwords." -- Po Bronson, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Nudist on the Late Shift and Nurtureshock A candid, colorful, and comprehensive oral history that reveals the secrets of Silicon Valley -- from the origins of Apple and Atari to the present day clashes of Google and Facebook, and all the start-ups and disruptions that happened along the way. Rarely has one economy asserted itself as swiftly--and as aggressively--as the entity we now know as Silicon Valley. Built with a seemingly permanent...

Growth IQ

Growth IQ


  • Author : Tiffani Bova
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2018-08-14
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780525534419


Growth IQ Book Description :

A WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER Do you know the best way to drive your company's growth? If not, it's time to boost your Growth IQ. Trying to find the one right move that will improve your business's performance can feel overwhelming. But, as you'll discover in Growth IQ, there are just ten simple--but easily misunderstood--paths to growth, and every successful growth strategy can be boiled down to picking the right combination and sequence of these paths for your current context. Tiffani Bova travels around the world helping companies solve their most vexing problem: how to keep growing in the face of stiff competition and a fast-changing business environment. Whether she's presenting to a Fortune 500 board of directors or brainstorming over coffee...

Sophia of Silicon Valley
Score: 3.5
From 12 Ratings

Sophia of Silicon Valley


  • Author : Anna Yen
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2018-04-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062673039


Sophia of Silicon Valley Book Description :

Sharp, dramatic, and full of insider dish, SOPHIA OF SILICON VALLEY is one woman’s story of a career storming the corridors of geek power and living in the shadow of its outrageous cast of maestros. During the heady years of the tech boom, incorrigibly frank Sophia Young lucks into a job that puts her directly in the path of Scott Kraft, the eccentric CEO of Treehouse, a studio whose animated films are transforming movies forever. Overnight, Sophia becomes an unlikely nerd whisperer. Whether her success is due to dumb luck, savage assertiveness, insightful finesse (learned by dealing with her irrational Chinese immigrant mother), or a combination of all three, in her rarified position she finds she can truly shine. As Scott Kraft’s right-hand wom...

Alpha Girls

Alpha Girls


  • Author : Julian Guthrie
  • Publisher : Broadway Business
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780525573920


Alpha Girls Book Description :

"Alpha Girls is reporter Julian Guthrie's powerful account of five women pioneers in the field of venture capital who bucked the system and found ways to survive and thrive in the cutthroat, high-stakes, male-dominated world of Silicon Valley"--Provided by publisher....

Chaos Monkeys
Score: 3.5
From 76 Ratings

Chaos Monkeys


  • Author : Antonio Garcia Martinez
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2018-07-24
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062884480


Chaos Monkeys Book Description :

The instant New York Times bestseller, now available in paperback and 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 “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 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 bef...

Technically Wrong  Sexist Apps  Biased Algorithms  and Other Threats of Toxic Tech

Technically Wrong Sexist Apps Biased Algorithms and Other Threats of Toxic Tech


  • Author : Sara Wachter-Boettcher
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2017-10-10
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780393634648


Technically Wrong Sexist Apps Biased Algorithms and Other Threats of Toxic Tech Book Description :

“An entertaining romp that tells us where and why the tech industry, once America’s darling, went wrong, and what it might do to recover its good graces.” —Tim Wu, author of The Master Switch Buying groceries, tracking our health, finding a date: whatever we want to do, odds are that we can now do it online. But few of us realize just how many oversights, biases, and downright ethical nightmares are baked inside the tech products we use every day. It’s time we change that. In Technically Wrong, Sara Wachter-Boettcher demystifies the tech industry, leaving those of us on the other side of the screen better prepared to make informed choices about the services we use—and to demand more from the companies behind them. A Wired Top Tech Book of...

Wtf Is Happening
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Wtf Is Happening


  • Author : Nisa Amoils
  • Publisher : Lioncrest Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-03-28
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1544502893


Wtf Is Happening Book Description :

Technological innovation is exploding, and venture capitalists are continually looking to invest in the next big thing. But while female pioneers are making remarkable strides across a wide range of emerging tech fields-from robotics to virtual reality to drone technology and autonomous flight-they are receiving only a small fraction of the available funding, an inequity that harms both innovator and investor alike.In WTF, tech investor Nisa Amoils profiles a dozen female founders whose remarkable work will make a profound difference in the way we live tomorrow. This eye-opening volume provides a new appreciation of the extraordinary strides being made in disruptive technology by female entrepreneurs who are building a new world.Whether you're a VC s...