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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 1,196
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,030
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,022

    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

    • Enormity

    • By: W. G. Marshall
    • Narrated by: Traber Burns
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      2 out of 5 stars 1

    Enormity is the strange tale of an American working in Korea, a lonely young man named Manny Lopes, who is not only physically small (in his own words, he's a "Creole shrimp"), but his work, his failed marriage, and his race all conspire to make him feel puny and insignificant - the proverbial 98-pound weakling. Then one day an accident happens, a quantum explosion, and suddenly Manny awakens to discover that he is big - really big. In fact, Manny is enormous: a mile-high colossus!

    Regular price: $19.95