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    • Valley of Genius

    • By: Adam Fisher
    • Narrated by: Pete Larkin
    • Length: 18 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A candid, colorful, and comprehensive oral history that reveals the secrets of Silicon Valley - from the origins of Apple and Atari to the present day clashes of Google and Facebook, and all the start-ups and disruptions that happened along the way. Drawing on over 200 in-depth interviews, Valley of Genius takes listeners from the dawn of the personal computer and the Internet, through the heyday of the web, up to the very moment when our current technological reality was invented.  

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Annoying to listen to

    • By Jd on 07-21-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Geography of Genius

    • A Search for the World's Most Creative Places from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley
    • By: Eric Weiner
    • Narrated by: Eric Weiner
    • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 404
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    In The Geography of Genius, acclaimed travel writer Weiner sets out to examine the connection between our surroundings and our most innovative ideas. He explores the history of places, like Vienna of 1900, Renaissance Florence, ancient Athens, Song Dynasty Hangzhou, and Silicon Valley, to show how certain urban settings are conducive to ingenuity.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Strained conclusions

    • By Pam on 07-10-16
    • A Search for the World's Most Creative Places from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley
    • By: Eric Weiner
    • Narrated by: Eric Weiner
    • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
    • Release date: 01-05-16
    • 4 out of 5 stars 404 ratings

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Summary of Adam Fisher’s Valley of Genius by Swift Reads

    • By: Swift Reads
    • Narrated by: Conner Goff
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Valley of Genius: The Uncensored History of Silicon Valley (As Told By the Hackers, Founders, and Freaks Who Made It Boom) (2018) is an account of how a region of California became the central hub for technological innovation in the latter half of the 20th century. Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible. 

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Silicon Valley Owes Its Success to This Tech Genius You've Never Heard Of

    • By: Kat Eschner
    • Narrated by: Mark Schectman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The integrated circuit, better known as the semiconductor chip, has unleashed change comparable to the Industrial Revolution by making the computer revolution and the digital age possible.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Review and Analysis of: Eric Weiner's The Geography of Genius

    • A Search for the World's Most Creative Places from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley
    • By: Summary Shorts
    • Narrated by: Doron Alon
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Doesn't it seem like some geographical areas seem to produce more innovation and invention than others? We have Silicon Valley which is the hub of all the top tech innovations. In the ancient past, we had Athens which was the founding city of western philosophy and genius; a genius that until this day informs our societies. In this review of the book The Geography of Genius, you'll hear about how Eric Weiner addresses why it seems as if some places are hotbeds for genius, innovation, and invention.

    Regular price: $3.95