What Would Google Do?

What Would Google Do?

Audiobook CD - 2009
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A bold and vital book that asks and answers the most urgent question of today: What Would Google Do?

In a book that's one part prophecy, one part thought experiment, one part manifesto, and one part survival manual, internet impresario and blogging pioneer Jeff Jarvis reverse-engineers Google-the fastest-growing company in history-to discover forty clear and straightforward rules to manage and live by. At the same time, he illuminates the new worldview of the internet generation: how it challenges and destroys, but also opens up vast new opportunities. His findings are counterintuitive, imaginative, practical, and above all visionary, giving readers a glimpse of how everyone and everything-from corporations to governments, nations to individuals-must evolve in the Google era.

Along the way, he looks under the hood of a car designed by its drivers, ponders a worldwide university where the students design their curriculum, envisions an airline fueled by a social network, imagines the open-source restaurant, and examines a series of industries and institutions that will soon benefit from this book's central question.

The result is an astonishing, mind-opening book that, in the end, is not about Google. It's about you.

Publisher: [New York] : Harper Audio, [2009]
Copyright Date: ℗2009
ISBN: 9780061726330
Branch Call Number: CD 658.4012 GOO JAR
Characteristics: 8 sound discs (9 hr., 45 min.) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in.

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