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Planet Google : One Company's Audacious Plan to Organize Everything We Know
by Randall Stross




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In this spellbinding behind-the-scenes look,
Stross leads readers through Google's evolution...the unfolding narrative reads like a suspense novel (Publishers Weekly, starred review).

Based on unprecedented access to the Googleplex, Planet Google goes deep inside the company to unveil the extraordinary scope and scale of its ambition to become the master gate-keeper of all the world's information, including its users' most personal information. New York Times columnist Randall Stross provides a lively tour through Google's flurry of new information gathering initiatives. Will Google stay true to its famous Don't Be Evil mantra? Will it protect all of the personal information it collects? Planet Google is a much-needed wake-up call about how powerful the Google juggernaut has become.

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Overview


In this spellbinding behind-the-scenes look,
Stross leads readers through Google's evolution...the unfolding narrative reads like a suspense novel (Publishers Weekly, starred review).

Based on unprecedented access to the Googleplex, Planet Google goes deep inside the company to unveil the extraordinary scope and scale of its ambition to become the master gate-keeper of all the world's information, including its users' most personal information. New York Times columnist Randall Stross provides a lively tour through Google's flurry of new information gathering initiatives. Will Google stay true to its famous Don't Be Evil mantra? Will it protect all of the personal information it collects? Planet Google is a much-needed wake-up call about how powerful the Google juggernaut has become.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781416546962
  • ISBN-10: 1416546960
  • Publisher: Free Press
  • Publish Date: September 2009
  • Page Count: 275
  • Dimensions: 8.28 x 5.58 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.57 pounds


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