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[07/15] Technology: In the Plex

Title: In The Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives
Author: Steven Levy
Genre: Nonfiction
Length: 424 pages

About: This is the inside story behind Google, the most successful and most admired technology company of our time, told by one of our best technology writers. 361 more words

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Whether we like it or not, technology is permeable. In many ways, technology helps advance all aspects of the modern world. It, however, can also hinder human progress. 734 more words

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A virtual cult of the spreadsheet has formed, complete with gurus and initiates, detailed lore, arcane rituals – and an unshakable belief that the way the world works can be embodied in rows and columns of numbers and formulas.

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Early Hacker Cultures

Can Hackers Be Heroes? | Off Book | PBS Digital Studio, 2013

Steven Levy Talks about Hackers Heroes of the Computer Revolution – 25th Anniversary Edition, with Dale Dougherty, 2010… 26 more words

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Making Search more intelligent with neural networks, software that mimics how the human brain processes information


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Google’s flagship product has been part of our lives for so long that we take it for granted. But Google doesn’t.