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The Know-It-Alls: The Rise of Silicon Valley as a Political Powerhouse and Social Wrecking Ball

Cohen, N. (2017). The Know-It-Alls: The Rise of Silicon Valley as a Political Powerhouse and Social Wrecking Ball. New Press.


New Press, 2017. 259 pages.

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No terms yet!
p.207
a commitment to the local
But rather than offer a set of policy proposals, …
p.204
engineers should become rich and powerful
Who would have thought to impose the values of th…
p.166
the paypal mafia
There is something jarring about a group of self-…
p.162
the commercial underpinnings of web 2.0
The tools for collaboration and direct publishing…
p.158
theory of benevolent monopolies
Under this theory of benevolent monopolies, gover…

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Introduction
"To Serve Man"

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Introduction
"To Serve Man"

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1. John McCarthy
"Solving today's problems tomorrow"

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John McCarthy
"Solving today's problems tomorrow"

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47

2. Frederick Terman
"Stanford can be a dominating factor in the West"

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Frederick Terman
"Stanford can be a dominating factor in the West"

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3. Bill Gates
"Most of you steal your software"

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Bill Gates
"Most of you steal your software"

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4. Marc Andreessen
"By the power vested ne me by no one in particular"

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Marc Andreessen
"By the power vested ne me by no one in particular"

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5. Jeff Bezos
"When it's tough, will you give up, or will you be relentless?"

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Jeff Bezos
"When it's tough, will you give up, or will you be relentless?"

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6. Sergey Brin and Larry Page
"It was like, wow, maybe we really should start a company now"

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Sergey Brin and Larry Page
"It was like, wow, maybe we really should start a company now"

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137

7. Peter Thiel
"Monopolists lie to protect themselves"

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Peter Thiel
"Monopolists lie to protect themselves"

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161

8. Reid Hoffman et al.
"My membership in a notable corporate alumni group in Silicon Valley has opened the door ..."

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Reid Hoffman et al.
"My membership in a notable corporate alumni group in Silicon Valley has opened the door ..."

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169

9. Jimmy Wales
"Wikipedia is something special"

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Jimmy Wales
"Wikipedia is something special"

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177

10. Mark Zuckerberg
"Nerds win"

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Mark Zuckerberg
"Nerds win"

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201

11. The Future
"Local, small-scale, active"

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The Future
"Local, small-scale, active"

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