Chaos Monkeys

meets , in an irreverent expos?? of life inside the tech bubble, from industry provocateur Antonio Garc??a Mart??nez, a former Twitter advisor, Facebook product manager and startup founder/CEO.,???,Imagine a chimpanzee rampaging through a datacenter powering everything from Google to Facebook. Infrastructure engineers use a software version of this ???chaos monkey??? to test online services??? robustness???their ability to survive random failure and correct mistakes before they actually occur. Tech entrepreneurs are society???s chaos monkeys, disruptors testing and transforming every aspect of our lives, from transportation (Uber) and lodging (AirBnB) to television (Netflix) and dating (Tinder). One of Silicon Valley???s most audacious chaos monkeys is Antonio Garc??a Mart??nez.,After stints on Wall Street and as CEO of his own startup, Garc??a Mart??nez joined Facebook???s nascent advertising team, turning its users??? data into profit for COO Sheryl Sandberg and chairman and CEO Mark ???Zuck??? Zuckerberg. Forced out in the wake of an internal product war over the future of the company???s monetization strategy, Garc??a Mart??nez eventually landed at rival Twitter. He also fathered two children with a woman he barely knew, committed lewd acts and brewed illegal beer on the Facebook campus (accidentally flooding Zuckerberg’s desk), lived on a sailboat, raced sport cars on the 101, and enthusiastically pursued the life of an overpaid Silicon Valley wastrel.,Now, this gleeful contrarian unravels the chaotic evolution of social media and online marketing and reveals how it is invading our lives and shaping our future. Weighing in on everything from startups and credit derivatives to Big Brother and data tracking, social media monetization and digital ???privacy,??? Garc??a Mart??nez shares his scathing observations and outrageous antics, taking us on a humorous, subversive tour of the fascinatingly insular tech industry. , lays bare the hijinks, trade secrets, and power plays of the visionaries, grunts, sociopaths, opportunists, accidental tourists, and money cowboys who are revolutionizing our world. The question is, will we survive?

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Chaos Monkeys

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meets , in an irreverent expos?? of life inside the tech bubble, from industry provocateur Antonio Garc??a Mart??nez, a former Twitter advisor, Facebook product manager and startup founder/CEO.,???,Imagine a chimpanzee rampaging through a datacenter powering everything from Google to Facebook. Infrastructure engineers use a software version of this ???chaos monkey??? to test online services??? robustness???their ability to survive random failure and correct mistakes before they actually occur. Tech entrepreneurs are society???s chaos monkeys, disruptors testing and transforming every aspect of our lives, from transportation (Uber) and lodging (AirBnB) to television (Netflix) and dating (Tinder). One of Silicon Valley???s most audacious chaos monkeys is Antonio Garc??a Mart??nez.,After stints on Wall Street and as CEO of his own startup, Garc??a Mart??nez joined Facebook???s nascent advertising team, turning its users??? data into profit for COO Sheryl Sandberg and chairman and CEO Mark ???Zuck??? Zuckerberg. Forced out in the wake of an internal product war over the future of the company???s monetization strategy, Garc??a Mart??nez eventually landed at rival Twitter. He also fathered two children with a woman he barely knew, committed lewd acts and brewed illegal beer on the Facebook campus (accidentally flooding Zuckerberg’s desk), lived on a sailboat, raced sport cars on the 101, and enthusiastically pursued the life of an overpaid Silicon Valley wastrel.,Now, this gleeful contrarian unravels the chaotic evolution of social media and online marketing and reveals how it is invading our lives and shaping our future. Weighing in on everything from startups and credit derivatives to Big Brother and data tracking, social media monetization and digital ???privacy,??? Garc??a Mart??nez shares his scathing observations and outrageous antics, taking us on a humorous, subversive tour of the fascinatingly insular tech industry. , lays bare the hijinks, trade secrets, and power plays of the visionaries, grunts, sociopaths, opportunists, accidental tourists, and money cowboys who are revolutionizing our world. The question is, will we survive?

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