How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives
With full cooperation from top Google management, including founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, it’s a fascinating journey into the heart of the company that has forever transformed the way we use the Internet.
With unprecedented access to the Googleplex – Google’s headquarters – Levy’s book explains just how Google thinks, works and, well… shapes, our lives.
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From its humble inception during Brin and Page’s student days at Stanford to the behemoth it’s become today, Levy’s book covers it all.
Ever wanted to work for Google? It’s no wonder, given that they provide pretty much everything for their employees – free food, masseurs, dry-cleaning, on-site doctors etc. But did you know Larry Page personally hires every single person?
But Levy also delves into the things Google doesn’t do so well. Social networking is one of those things. As innovative as Google is, it found itself playing catchup in that area with the likes of Facebook and Twitter. Employees are jumping ship to work at smaller startups.
Can Google, with its “do no evil” philosophy, still compete?
Find out in In The Plex.
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