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The know-it-alls

Noam Cohen

The know-it-alls

the rise of Silicon Valley as a political powerhouse and social wrecking ball

by Noam Cohen

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social aspects,
  • Computer industry,
  • Biography,
  • Information technology

  • About the Edition

    Chronicles the rise of Silicon Valley as a political and intellectual force in American life and its libertarian vision of a hypercompetitive society without the protection of unions, government regulations, or social welfare programs.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-246) and index.

    StatementNoam Cohen
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9696.2.U62 C64 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 pages
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26934928M
    ISBN 101620972107
    ISBN 109781620972106
    LC Control Number2017020884
    OCLC/WorldCa975378073

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