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    • Platform Revolution

    • How Networked Markets Are Transforming the Economy - and How to Make Them Work for You
    • By: Geoffrey G. Parker, Marshall W. Van Alstyne, Sangeet Paul Choudary
    • Narrated by: James Foster
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,294
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,112
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,104

    Facebook, PayPal, Alibaba, Uber - these seemingly disparate companies have upended entire industries by harnessing a single phenomenon: the platform business model. Platform Revolution delivers the first comprehensive analysis of how platforms use technology to match producers and consumers in a multisided marketplace, unlocking hidden resources and creating new forms of value. When a company like Uber connects drivers with passengers, everybody wins - except traditional cab companies, which are scrambling to survive.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book

    • By Jason Close on 05-28-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • What If? Part 2

    • Watersheds, Revolutions, and Rebellions
    • By: Geoffrey Parker, Thomas Fleming, more
    • Narrated by: Murphy Guyer
    • Length: 4 hrs and 22 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Napolean enters Moscow. The second volume of What If? features today's foremost historians speculating on Napoleon's missed opportunities, and other world-altering events. What If?: Volume 1 asked, what if Hitler had won the war, if Japan had another sneak attack, or if the cold war turned hot?

    Regular price: $19.93