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The new new thing

a Silicon Valley story

by Michael Lewis

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Published by W. W. Norton in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMichael Lewis.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9696.63.U62 C585 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination268 p. ;
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7451657M
ISBN 100393048136
LC Control Number99043412
OCLC/WorldCa42038497

The Book of Strange New Things is a science fiction novel by Dutch-born author Michel work was first published in the United States on Octo and concerns an English pastor who is sent to the planet of Oasis to teach its reclusive native inhabitants about : Michel Faber. The New New thing is a brilliantly written story by Michael Lewis that describes the life of James Clark, founder of Silicon Graphics, Netscape, myCFO, and Healtheon. Clark was the antithesis to the corporation man. He despised suits, formalities, and investment bankers. He was a master salesman, and a Silicon Valley cowboy.

''The New New Thing'' thus reads, for most of us, like fiction in the best sense, providing character revelation and narrative surprises all along the way. The book tells the story of the engineer and entrepreneur Jim Clark, reported and written as Clark continued to bestride and transform Silicon Valley -- and by extension the American economy. Title: The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: January 7, Publisher: WW Norton Language: English.

The New New Thing A SiliconValley Story By Michael Lewis this is a great books, Ithink the book was very nice and worth to read. the Contentand purpose of the book is very clear and easy to understand. The New New Thing A Silicon Valley Story (Book): Lewis, Michael: Despite the variety of his achievements, Clark thinks of himself mainly as the creator of Hyperion, which happens to be a sailboat not just an ordinary yacht, but the world's largest single-mast vessel, a machine more complex than a Clark claims he will be able to sail it via computer from his desk in San Francisco.


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In "The New New Thing" Lewis focuses on Jim Clark's ascent in the world of Silicon Valley entrepreneurship and Clark's persistent pursuit of the titular "new new thing." Explaining the how's, why's, and differences between the old way of doing things and the new (or new new) way of doing things can be tricky, because it assumes you have some Cited by: The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story - Kindle edition by Lewis, Michael.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use The new new thing book like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story/5(). The book would have benefited from a stronger narrative thread. Lewis's efforts to coin a phrase ("the new new thing") also fall flat.

Ultimately, Clark is. The New New Thing chronicles a few years in the life of Jim Clark, billionaire founder of Netscape and Healtheon/5. The result. Clark got even richer when Netscape merged with America Online, and invited Microsoft to be a partner in his next, new new thing. Funny, feverishly romantic business reporting in which the American lust for wealth becomes a Bryonic quest for the next dream that will change the world.

(Author tour). Lewis also found much more, and the result—the best- selling book The New New Thing—is an ingeniously conceived history of the Internet revolution. Endorsements and Reviews “The most significant business story since the days of Henry Ford. New York Times Bestseller. “A superb book [Lewis] makes Silicon Valley as thrilling and intelligible as he made Wall Street in his best-selling Liar’s Poker.”—Time In the weird glow of the dying millennium, Michael Lewis set out on a safari through Silicon Valley to find the world’s most important technology entrepreneur/5(30).

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Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: While it purports to look at the business world of Silicon Valley through the lens of one man, that one man, Jim Clark, is so domineering that the book is essentially about Clark.

No matter: Clark is. The New New Thing Book Summary. On the wings of Lewis's celebrated storytelling, the reader takes the ride of a lifetime through this Media Reviews. Fortune Magazine Lewis is a gifted storyteller [he] makes his case through a series of beautifully Readalikes.

A frank, smart and captivating. The book is a mix of a history lesson about Silicon Valley and an adventure story of Jim Clark’s Hyperion, a computerised sailboat, which sailed across the Atlantic.

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Read 25 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Brooklyn, primavera Dopo le morti violente di alcuni musicisti dell /5.

图书The New New Thing 介绍、书评、论坛及推荐. Michael Lewis is the author of several books, including the international bestseller Liar's Poker.

He has been the American editor of the British weekly The Spectator and a senior editor at The New Republic.

He writes regularly for The New York Times Magazine and Bloomberg/10(30). - Buy The New New Thing – A Silicon Valley Story book online at best prices in India on Read The New New Thing – A Silicon Valley Story book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5().

It might even be said that he had a nose for the new new thing. But to my way of thinking these were only surface details, the least interesting things about him. After all. The New New Thing is not completely free of the flaws that I was afraid would be there.

It's always a risk to read a book about a topic area one knows well and personally because every partial understanding or perceived exoticism tends to become infuriating. Description of The New New Thing by Michael Lewis PDF “The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story” is a successful biography of Jim Clark.

The author of this biography book is Michael Lewis. Lewis is also the author of different successful economics books and all of them are worth to read. The New New Thing is a silicon valley idea, enshrined in a fantastic eponymous book by Michael Lewis.

The deceptive thing about the future is that it always feels like it's just about to happen – but never does. Not just in the obvious, inevitable, Zen sense. More in the version painted by the philosopher Alan Watts, that the story of life as an endless narrative of progress is ultimately a.

The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story is American author Michael Lewis's non-fiction book about Silicon Valley. The author, Michael Lewis, is a central character of this non-fiction book. "The New New Thing " provides a valuable insight into one of the key personalities of the Internet market frenzy of the late s.

Unfortunately, since we all seem to be consumed these days by chasing newness, this book (and the lessons it teaches) will be totally forgotten in a few years time/5().In the book, the author talks to Jim Clark, a billionaire and a silicon valley mogul, to find out about a new way of thinking that is changing the world.

According to Clark, the future is in. The "new, new thing" is the bomb that explodes reality as it is conventionally perceived. For Lewis, Clark is the guy who "sits with the detonator between his legs" Instead of gunpowder, Clark ignites ideas--not necessarily new or complicated concepts, but notions that somehow pack the cognitive equivalent of Little Boy.