The Resource Life after Google : the fall of big data and the rise of the blockchain economy, George Gilder

Life after Google : the fall of big data and the rise of the blockchain economy, George Gilder

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Life after Google : the fall of big data and the rise of the blockchain economy
Title
Life after Google
Title remainder
the fall of big data and the rise of the blockchain economy
Statement of responsibility
George Gilder
Title variation
Fall of big data and the rise of the blockchain economy
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "The Age of Google, built on big data and machine intelligence, has been an awesome era. But it's coming to an end. In Life after Google, George Gilder--the peerless visionary of technology and culture--explains why Silicon Valley is suffering a nervous breakdown and what to expect as the post-Google age dawns. Google's astonishing ability to 'search and sort' attracts the entire world to its search engine and countless other goodies--videos, maps, email, calendars ... And everything it offers is free, or so it seems. Instead of paying directly, users submit to advertising. The system of 'aggregate and advertise' works--for a while--if you control an empire of data centers, but a market without prices strangles entrepreneurship and turns the Internet into a wasteland of ads. The crisis is not just economic. Even as advances in artificial intelligence induce delusions of omnipotence and transcendence, Silicon Valley has pretty much given up on security. The Internet firewalls supposedly protecting all those passwords and personal information have proved hopelessly permeable. The crisis cannot be solved within the current computer and network architecture. The future lies with the 'cryptocosm'--The new architecture of the blockchain and its derivatives. Enabling cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and ether, NEO and Hashgraph, it will provide the Internet a secure global payments system, ending the aggregate-and-advertise Age of Google. Silicon Valley, long dominated by a few giants, faces a 'great unbundling, ' which will disperse computer power and commerce and transform the economy and the Internet."--Jacket
  • Google's ability to "search and sort" attracts the entire world to its search engine and countless other goodies-- videos, maps, email, calendars. Everything it offers is free ... or so it seems. Instead of paying directly, users submit to advertising. The Internet firewalls supposedly protecting all our passwords and personal information have proved hopelessly permeable. The future lies with the "cryptocosm": the new architecture of the blockchain and its derivatives. Gilder explains why Silicon Valley is suffering a nervous breakdown and what to expect as the post-Google age dawns. -- adapted from jacket
Cataloging source
YDX
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1939-
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Gilder, George F.
Dewey number
338.4/760979473
Index
index present
LC call number
  • TK5105.875.I57
  • HC107.C23
LC item number
  • G55 2018
  • H5345 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Internet
  • Internet
  • High technology industries
  • Blockchains (Databases)
  • Electronic commerce
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Life after Google : the fall of big data and the rise of the blockchain economy, George Gilder
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Copyright
Note
Word "Google" on title page and spine printed upside down and backwards
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-312) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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text
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  • txt
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Contents
Prologue: Back to the future-- the ride -- Don't steal this book -- Google's system of the world -- Google's roots and religions -- End of the free world -- Ten laws of the cryptocosm -- Google's datacenter coup -- Dally's parallel paradigm -- Markov and Midas -- Life 3.0 -- 1517 -- The heist -- Finding Satoshi -- Battle of the blockchains -- Blockstack -- Taking back the net -- Brave return of Brendan Eich -- Yuanfen -- The rise of sky computing -- A global insurrection -- Neutering the network -- The empire strikes back -- The Bitcoin flaw -- The great unbundling -- Epilogue: The new system of the world
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 320 pages
Isbn
9781621575764
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;
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)959536159
  • 895392
  • (OCoLC)ocn959536159
  • 895392
Label
Life after Google : the fall of big data and the rise of the blockchain economy, George Gilder
Publication
Copyright
Note
Word "Google" on title page and spine printed upside down and backwards
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-312) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Back to the future-- the ride -- Don't steal this book -- Google's system of the world -- Google's roots and religions -- End of the free world -- Ten laws of the cryptocosm -- Google's datacenter coup -- Dally's parallel paradigm -- Markov and Midas -- Life 3.0 -- 1517 -- The heist -- Finding Satoshi -- Battle of the blockchains -- Blockstack -- Taking back the net -- Brave return of Brendan Eich -- Yuanfen -- The rise of sky computing -- A global insurrection -- Neutering the network -- The empire strikes back -- The Bitcoin flaw -- The great unbundling -- Epilogue: The new system of the world
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 320 pages
Isbn
9781621575764
Isbn Type
;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)959536159
  • 895392
  • (OCoLC)ocn959536159
  • 895392

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