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Mallaby, Sebastian

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author comes the astonishingly frank and intimate story of success and failure inside Silicon Valley's dominant venture capital firms-and how their strategies and fates have shaped the path of innovation, and the global economy, writ large"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2022

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Summary: When Mae is hired to work for the world's largest and most powerful tech and social media company, she sees it as an opportunity. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company's founder, Eamon Bailey, to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom. Her participation in the experiment, and every...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD CIR

Summary: When Mae is hired to work for the world's largest and most powerful tech and social media company, she sees it as an opportunity. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company's founder, Eamon Bailey, to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom. Her participation in the experiment, and every...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: Blu-ray Movie Circle 2017

Reich, Rob

Summary: "System Error" exposes the root of our current predicament: how big tech's relentless focus on optimization is driving a future that reinforces discrimination, erodes privacy, displaces workers, and pollutes the information we get. Armed with an understanding of how technologists think and exercise their power, three Stanford professors share their provocative insights and concrete solutions to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of Harpe CollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.483 REI

Sprinkle, Timothy.

Summary: "Long considered the ideal environment for tech startup companies, Silicon Valley has recently become a victim of its own success, an expensive, crowded, hypercompetitive place that no longer works for all entrepreneurs. In Screw the Valley, author Tim Sprinkle takes readers on a cross-country road trip, hitting many of the new tech hotspots: Austin, Texas; the Raleigh-Durham area in North...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BenBella Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 SPR

Niedzviecki, Hal

Summary: A roller-coaster tour through our obsession with the future - and what's at stake when we neglect our present. Tech bloggers livecast the launch of the latest Kindle, crowds form serpentine lines outside of Apple stores on the eve of new iPhone releases, stock markets surge and recede on rumours of what Intel and Microsoft have in the pipeline, and, on college campuses across the country,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 NIE

Cohen, Joshua

Summary: "The enigmatic billionaire founder of Tetration, the world's most powerful tech company, hires a failed novelist, Josh Cohen, to ghostwrite his memoirs. The mogul, known as Principal, brings Josh behind the digital veil, tracing the rise of Tetration, which started in the earliest days of the Internet by revolutionizing the search engine before venturing into smartphones, computers, and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COH

Rosnay, Tatiana de

Summary: CASA is a brand new artist residency in an ultra-modern apartment, with a view of all of Paris. A dream for any novelist in search of tranquility. But is this residency a dream or a nightmare? Since moving in, Clarissa has had ominous discomfort, the feeling of being watched. Who is behind CASA? Is Clarissa right to be wary or does she too easily give in to paranoia, falling victim to an overly...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2021

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ROS

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Berlin, Leslie

Summary: "At a time when the five most valuable companies on the planet are high-tech firms and nearly half of Americans say they cannot live without their cell phones, Troublemakers reveals the untold story of how we got here. This is the gripping tale of seven exceptional men and women, pioneers of Silicon Valley in the 1970s and early 1980s. Together, they worked across generations, industries, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306 BER

Nguyen, Kevin

Summary: "Lucas and Margo are fed up. Margo is a brilliant programmer tired of being talked over as the company's sole black employee, and while Lucas is one of many Asians at the firm, he's nearly invisible as a low-paid customer service rep. Together, they decide to steal their tech start-up's user database in an attempt at revenge. The heist takes a sudden turn when Margo dies in a car accident, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NGU

Yen, Anna

Summary: "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. As Scott Kraft's right-hand woman, whip-smart Sophia is in the eye of the storm, sometimes floundering,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YEN

Fisher, Adam

Summary: A candid and comprehensive oral history of Silicon Valley's secrets traces the disruptions and start-ups that impacted its economy from the origins of Apple and Atari through the present-day clashes of Google and Facebook.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 FIS

Wiener, Anna

Summary: "The story of Anna Wiener's time spent working in Silicon Valley as the tech industry went through monumental changes"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MCD, Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WIENER, ANNA WIE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B WIENER WIE

Summary: What's the worst sound in the entire world? It's a question that's certain to produce more than one opinion. To get as many answers as possible, acoustic engineer Trevor Cox created an Internet experiment that generated millions of responses to the query. Cox also developed a system of compiling, organizing, and interpreting the results, and he describes his investigation in this fascinating...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Head, Simon.

Summary: "We live in the age of Computer Business Systems (CBSs)-the highly complex, computer-intensive management programs on which large organizations increasingly rely. In Mindless, Simon Head argues that these systems have come to trump human expertise, dictating the goals and strategies of a wide array of businesses, and de-skilling the jobs of middle class workers in the process. CBSs are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 HEA

Saracino, Luciano

Summary: In this graphic novel adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic, the ex-convict Jean Valjean strives to build a new life in nineteenth century Paris and protect his adopted daughter, Cosette, but he is pursued by the fanatical police inspector Javert who does not believe in redemption--until it is too late for both of them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 SAR

Ross, Alec

Summary: Over the past two decades, the Internet has radically changed markets and businesses worldwide. In The Industries of the Future, Ross shows us what's next, highlighting the best opportunities for progress and explaining why countries thrive or sputter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 338 ROS

Bryce, Robert

Summary: "In the face of today's environmental and economic challenges, doomsayers preach that the only way to stave off disaster is for humans to reverse course: to de-industrialize, re-localize, ban the use of modern energy sources and forswear prosperity. But in this provocative and optimistic rebuke to the catastrophists, Robert Bryce shows how innovation and the inexorable human desire to make...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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Rinaldi, Thomas

Summary: An unprecedented, essential field guide to more than a century of fascinating product and industrial design. From legendary classics to anonymous objects that are indispensable in homes and offices, this one-of-a-kind collection of original patent documents celebrates the creative genius of designers, inventors, creators, innovators, and dreamers the world over. The range is phenomenal: patents...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Phaidon 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 745.2 RIN

Summary: How did fraudulent investment manager Bernard Madoff get away with such an enormous scam for so many years? This CNBC Original program examines the bizarre details of Madoff's operation while exploring his motives and mind-set. Interviews feature expert guests and key players affected by the scandal, including publisher and investor Mort Zuckerman; Forbes editor Robert Lenzner; financial...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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ONeal, Anthony

Summary: "What every parent needs to know in order to pay cash for college. Most people believe that student loans are the only way to pay for college. That's why we have a $1.5 trillion student loan crisis in the US and over 40 million Americans are saddled with student loan debt. But there is another way. Debt Free Degree teaches parents how their kid can graduate from college without debt, even if...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ramsey Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378.3 ONE

Birmingham, John

Summary: Dave Hooper has the hangover from hell, a demonic ex-wife and the claws of the tax office sinking into him. So the last thing he needs is an explosion at the off-shore oil rig where he works. But this is no ordinary industrial accident, and despite the news reports, Dave knows that terrorists aren't to blame for the disaster. He knows because he kills one of the things responsible. When he...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BIR

Summary: Jerry and Rachel are two strangers who are thrown together by a mysterious phone call from a woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, she pushes Jerry and Rachel into a series of increasingly dangerous situations, using the technology of everyday life to track and control their every move. Now they must carry out a high-tech assassination plot of an unscrupulous artificial...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD EAG RATED PG-13

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER EAG

Summary: This program features profiles of three women who have forged successful careers in e-commerce: Kerry Sizer, a programmer who has helped shape her company's online business model; Sheila Zoghaib, a webmaster who administers multimedia learning websites; and Barbara-Judith Caron, a web consultant tasked with staying on top of current trends and tastes in website design. Additional information...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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