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Uncanny Valley The Prescient, Page Turning Account Of A Journey In Silicon Valley A Defining Memoir Of Our Digital AgeIn Her Mid Twenties, At The Height Of Tech Industry Idealism, Anna Wiener Stuck, Broke, And Looking For Meaning In Her Work, Like Any Good Millennial Left A Job In Book Publishing For The Promise Of The New Digital Economy She Moved From New York To San Francisco, Where She Landed At A Big Data Startup In The Heart Of The Silicon Valley Bubble A World Of Surreal Extravagance, Dubious Success, And Fresh Faced Entrepreneurs Hell Bent On Domination, Glory, And, Of Course, ProgressAnna Arrived Amidst A Massive Cultural Shift, As The Tech Industry Rapidly Transformed Into A Locus Of Wealth And Power Rivaling Wall Street But Amid The Company Ski Vacations And In Office Speakeasies, Boyish Camaraderie And Ride Or Die Corporate Fealty, A New Silicon Valley Began To Emerge One In Far Over Its Head, One That Enriched Itself At The Expense Of The Idyllic Future It Claimed To Be BuildingPart Coming Age Story, Part Portrait Of An Already Bygone Era, Anna Wiener S Memoir Is A Rare First Person Glimpse Into High Flying, Reckless Startup Culture At A Time Of Unchecked Ambition, Unregulated Surveillance, Wild Fortune, And Accelerating Political Power With Wit, Candor, And Heart, Anna Deftly Charts The Tech Industry S Shift From Self Appointed World Savior To Democracy Endangering Liability, Alongside A Personal Narrative Of Aspiration, Ambivalence, And DisillusionmentUnsparing And Incisive, Uncanny Valley Is A Cautionary Tale, And A Revelatory Interrogation Of A World Reckoning With Consequences Its Unwitting Designers Are Only Beginning To Understand

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10 thoughts on “Uncanny Valley

  1. says:

    I thought I was burnt out on reading about tech, but many parts of this excerpt made me laugh out loud Job listings are an excellent place to get sprayed with HR s idea of fun and a 23 year old s idea of work life balance.Also, this To solve our problem

  2. says:

    Try as I might I could not get into this book I think the story itself was informative, and it could have been interesting had it been written in a different style I really struggled with the lack of names Instead of just calling her co workers John or Mary or whatever na

  3. says:

    A fast paced, witty, and unflinching account of the Silicon Valley San Francisco tech ethos in the years leading up to the infamous 2016 election Wiener s story lends significant insight into this world, which at times feels very much like an alternate reality from the rest of the

  4. says:

    Anna Weiner s Uncanny Valley is a memoir of working in Silicon Valley in her mid twenties for me, it felt like a good online article that had been stretched out into than three hundred pages Weiner has nothing especially insightful to say about tech, and rehearses familiar critiques the d

  5. says:

    I won this novel via Goodreads Giveaways.Who would have thought that a memoir about working in the startup boom would be so interesting, funny and full of feeling Anna Wiener does a magnificent job of making the reader feel like they are taking this journey with her I love her dry wit, descriptions

  6. says:

    One of the clearest eyed analyses of Big Tech s transformation of our definition of professional and personal success and understanding of privacy, as well as on the city of San Francisco Wiener was already one of my favorite writers on Silicon Valley, but she has set an entirely new standard on observation

  7. says:

    This book unfortunately did not hold my attention well In some ways, it is interesting, especially if you are interested in the economics of tech companies Definitely wasn t my thing, and the writing itself was rather dry and boring to me.

  8. says:

    Thank you Goodreads for the ARC of this book Anna Wiener does a fantastic job of making you feel you are taking this high tech journey with her I have been curious about the silicon valley This book is very well written Very informative but Ms Wiener keeps it fun.

  9. says:

    Does this confirm all my priors Sure, but it s so well written, so easy to read and a perfect portrait of a culture.

  10. says:

    Clear eyed, personal and universal at the same time I will be thinking about this book for a long time.

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