• Qui aurait cru qu'une poignée de hackers binoclards seraient à l'origine de la plus grande révolution du xxe

  • 'Levy portrays a tech company where no one is taking responsibility for what it has unleashed' Financial Times 'This fascinating book reveals the imperial ambitions of Facebook's founder' James Marriott, Sunday Times ' The inside story of how Facebook went from idealism to scandal' Laurence Dodds, Telegraph Today, Facebook is nearly unrecognizable from the simple website Zuckerberg's first built from his dorm room in his Sophomore year. It has grown into a tech giant, the largest social media platform and one of the biggest companies in the world, with a valuation of more than $576 billion and almost 3 billion users. There is no denying the power and omnipresence of Facebook in daily life. And in light of recent controversies surrounding election-influencing fake news accounts, the handling of its users' personal data and growing discontent with the actions of its founder and CEO, never has the company been more central to the national conversation. Based on years of exclusive reporting and interviews with Facebook's key executives and employees, including Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, Steven Levy's sweeping narrative digs deep into the whole story of the company that has changed the world and reaped the consequences.

  • FACEBOOK

    Steven Levy

    In his sophomore year of college, Mark Zuckerberg created a simple website to serve as a campus social network. The site caught on like wildfire, and soon students nationwide were on Facebook.Today, Facebook is nearly unrecognizable from Zuckerberg''s first, modest iteration. It has grown into a tech giant, the largest social media platform and one of the most gargantuan companies in the world, with a valuation of more than $576 billion and almost 3 billion users. There is no denying the power and omnipresence of Facebook in American daily life. And in light of recent controversies surrounding election-influencing "fake news" accounts, the handling of its users'' personal data, and growing discontent with the actions of its founder and CEO, never has the company been more central to the national conversation. Based on years of exclusive reporting and interviews with Facebook''s key executives and employees, including Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, Steven Levy''s sweeping narrative digs deep into the whole story of the company that has changed the world and reaped the consequences.>

  • If you've ever made a secure purchase with your credit card over the Internet, then you have seen cryptography, or "crypto", in action. From Stephen Levy-'the author who made "hackers" a household word-'comes this account of a revolution that is already affecting every citizen in the twenty-first century. Crypto tells the inside story of how a group of "crypto rebels"—nerds and visionaries turned freedom fighters—teamed up with corporate interests to beat Big Brother and ensure our privacy on the Internet. Levy's history of one of the most controversial and important topics of the digital age reads like the best futuristic fiction.

  • Traces the roots of the download phenomenon with Napster and MP3.com, the seismic shockwaves sent through the music industry around the globe by the popularity of internet file-sharing and downloads, to the setting up of iTunes and the invention of the iPod. This work also explores the cultural effects of the iPod.

  • Traces the creation and popularity of the iPod, discusses such topics as Apple's unlikely position at the forefront of the technology and the iPod's role in changing the face of recorded music.

  • In a book written with full cooperation from top management at Google, the author offers a behind-the-scenes story of the most successful and admired technology company of our time. 125,000 first printing.

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