Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus

Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus

How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity

Book - 2016
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An exploration of the digital economy draws on contemporary and historical sources to argue for a new economic program that utilizes the unique distributive power of the Internet while breaking free of the winner-take-all game-defining business today.
Publisher: New York, New York : Portfolio/Penguin, ©2016.
ISBN: 9781617230172
1617230170
Characteristics: viii, 278 pages :,illustrations ;,24 cm

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Dave99_0
Oct 01, 2016

Don't understand why digital startups that produce no operating profit and create no new jobs are valued at billions of dollars? Douglas Rushkoff explains. IMHO, I would rate "Throwing Rocks At The Google Bus" at 5.0 stars.

Before an IPO is issued, private venture capital should be forced by law to carry a digital startup until it produces a consistent operating profit.

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StarGladiator
Mar 01, 2016

I have no doubt the author has been awarded numerous prizies for his continuing befuddled, nonsensical, misleading, addled and just plain disingenuous writing!
Yay for Princeton!!!!!
On a more somber note, the author wants us to believe this just happened, nothing came about by design, who knew what the super-rich would wrought with NAFTA, GATT, WTO, WTO Financial Services Agreement specifying the adoption of international usage of credit derivatives, credit default swaps, et cetera, et cetera!
Drivel read is drivel learned?
[Memo to Rushkoff: one-half of all new IT hires are foreign visa workers - - in an analysis of a so-called 277,000 new jobs created this past year, over 100,000 were based upon // assumptions \\ with the majority of the remainder going to foreign visa workers! Kind of kills your thesis, now don't it?????]

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