The Accidental Billionaires has ratings and reviews. “The Accidental Billionaires” by Ben Mezrich is a great book that I recommend to all young. Author’s Note. The Accidental Billionaires is a dramatic, narrative account based on dozens of interviews, hundreds of sources, and thousands. Answers by Ben Mezrich, New York Times Bestselling Author of Seven Wonders, Bringing Down the House, and the book that became The.
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It wasn’t like live journal, where it was your own publication at your luxury. Will we give in and pay or will we have the strength to say ‘no’ and walk away? That’s how I write. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. It had been a while since I read one of Ben’s books.
Ben Mezrich – The Accidental Billionaires
The author’s way of writing a real story had already captured me on the other book about the MIT boys and Las Vegas. In narrative form, and in essay form in other words, reads like a wikipedia article. Still, I appreciate what Facebook has done to revolutionize te media.
An article on the incident in the Harvard Crimson is noticed by three Harvard seniors: One does wonder what Zuckerberg might billiinaires accomplished had he been studying philosophy instead of computer science. I feel like my audio book choices are sort of bonuses to my reading list.
After been, he not only had unique ideas, he could do the programming himself, something many others could not do. He freely admits this, but in many places, I think it would’ve been better left unsaid. It is somewhat understandable that women do this for love or money, but what has educating women done for them if they can’t respect themselves?
The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook, a Tale of Sex, Money, Genius, and Betrayal
He’s also pretty smart, and even the douche-y things he does seem sort of justified. For one thing, it couldn’t be more different from the movie it inspired. Mezrich’s blatant second guessing of his own characterisations, for example, was as good a reason as any to keep on reading. It’s so bad that at times you think it’s some kind of scam, or he’s pulling your leg.
The characters were described very well and I indeed feel like they were actual people. Showing of reviews. If there are privacy and mezrihc misuse issues surrounding your use of Facebook, be sure the same issues are only a few profile pages away here.
He comes across as a brilliant computer programmer with little human feeling for, or fairness to, his peers, but then again the sources for this account are people in litigation against him.
Stimulating enough to keep even an unmedicated narcoleptic awake. And yes, the story is basically the story of the peripheral players because the most important voice in this whole story is missing. Two things cause this book to be glaring as a could have been.
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Saverin, a senior, is shown as admiring Zuckerberg’s geekiness and chutzpah but also billionsires frustrated by Z’s aloof attitude. What his books lack in style I hope Janet Maslin never reviews my workI do think they make up for in their speed. There was not a single likable character in the entire story. It can’t stand people who have done something that puts them in the public eye but they don’t want the public attention.
Read more Read less. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Hardcoverpages. Not that I think Zuckerberg stole anybody’s idea.
The avcidental unfortunately makes extensive accidentwl of dubious constructed dialog, which the author based on interviews with one-time friends and early partners who eventually were left in the dust of the meteoric trajectory of the invention.
The collegiate exuberance that marked their collaboration fell prey to the adult world of lawyers and money. Yet Saverin’s decision to drop his girlfriend and head off to a lonely career start-up in New York after his graduation certainly made me wonder.
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