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In the plex : how Google thinks, works, and shapes our lives

Author: Steven Levy
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Written with full cooperation from top management at Google, this is the story behind the most successful and admired technology company of our time. Few companies in history have ever been as successful and as admired as Google, the company that has transformed the Internet and become an indispensable part of our lives. How has Google done it? The author, a technology reporter was granted access to the company,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Levy
ISBN: 9781416596585 1416596585 9781416596714 1416596712
OCLC Number: 555641621
Description: v, 424 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The world according to Google: biography of a search engine --
Googlenomics: cracking the code on internet profits --
Don't be evil: how Google built its culture --
Google's cloud: building data centers that hold everything ever written --
Outside the box: the Google phone company and the Google TV company --
GuGe: Google's moral dilemma in China --
Google.gov: is what's good for Google, good for government or the public? --
Chasing taillights.
Other Titles: How Google thinks, works, and shapes our lives
Responsibility: Steven Levy.
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Written by Steven Levy, In the Plex is the story of the most successful technology company of our time, it is an inside look at how Google succeeds.  Read more...

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"Steven Levy's new account [of Google], "In the Plex, " is the most authoritative to date and in many ways the most entertaining." --James Gleick, "The New York Review of Books "

 
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