John Lanchester: It Zucks!
16 August 2017
Show More The Attention Merchants: From the Daily Newspaper to Social Media, How Our Time and Attention Is Harvested and Sold by Tim Wu.
Atlantic, 416 pp., £20, January 2017, 978 1 78239 482 2Show More
Chaos Monkeys: Inside the Silicon Valley Money Machine by Antonio García Martínez.
Ebury, 528 pp., £8.99, June 2017, 978 1 78503 455 8Show More
Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google and Amazon have Cornered Culture and What It Means for All of Us by Jonathan Taplin.
Macmillan, 320 pp., £18.99, May 2017, 978 1 5098 4769 3Show More
“... were going and help make them go there. That talent turned out to be worth several hundred billion dollars.Jesse Eisenberg’s brilliant portrait of Zuckerberg in The Social Network is misleading, as AntonioGarcíaMartínez, a former Facebook manager, argues in Chaos Monkeys, his entertainingly caustic book about his time at the company. The movie Zuckerberg is a highly credible character, a computer ...”