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    • Chaos Monkeys

    • Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley
    • By: Antonio Garcia Martinez
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 15 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Imagine a chimpanzee rampaging through a data center 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).

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    • Wanna Save 14hrs of Your Life??? Read This.

    • By John J. on 05-21-17

    Regular price: $34.22

    • Chaos Monkeys

    • Inside the Silicon Valley Money Machine
    • By: Antonio Garcia Martinez
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 15 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
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    Computer engineers use 'chaos monkey' software to wreak havoc and test system robustness. Similarly, tech entrepreneurs like Antonio García Martínez are society's chaos monkeys - their innovations disrupt every aspect of our lives, from transportation (Uber) and holidays (Airbnb) to television (Netflix) and dating (Tinder) - all in search of the perfect business miracle. Describing himself as 'high strung, fast talking, and wired on a combination of caffeine, fear, and greed at all times', García Martínez left Wall Street to make his fortune in Silicon Valley.

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    • Bludgeons your SV illusions with a stick.

    • By Patrick Herbert on 12-25-16

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    • Convence y vencerás

    • Descubre el poder de la palabra y consigue todo lo que te propongas
    • By: Antonio Fabregat Marianini, Francisco Valiente Martínez, Jorge Whyte García, and others
    • Narrated by: Enric Puig
    • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A pesar de lo importante que resulta saber hablar en público para cualquier directivo o profesional, enfrentarse a una audiencia sigue siendo uno de nuestros grandes temores y fuente de preocupación. No hemos sido educados para ello y a menudo nos falta la práctica y los conocimientos necesarios para enfrentarnos con confianza a una audiencia.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Man Who Invented Facebook Ad Tracking Is Not Sorry

    • By: Manoush Zomorodi, Antonio García Martínez
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Original Recording
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    It’s one thing to get fired. It’s another thing to be escorted out by security. And another thing altogether to have your boss call while you’re sitting in the parking lot in shock.

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