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Life After Google

George Gilder

5 mins

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Life After Google explains why Silicon Valley is suffering a nervous breakdown as big data and machine intelligence comes to an end and the post-Google era dawns.

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Life After Google

Life After Google

by George Gilder

Overview

Google's amazing ability to 'search and sort' attracts the entire world to its search engine and countless other digital tools and services. And all of these goodies appear to be free to the world. But are they really?

The reality is that, rather than paying directly for all of these goodies, users submit to advertising. This system of 'aggregate and advertise' works for only so long. Then there's the whole security threat as the internet firewalls protecting all these passwords and personal data prove more inadequate by the day.

You'll discover all of these ideas and more in George Gilder's Life After Google: The Fall of Big Data and the Rise of the Blockchain Economy.

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The most precious resource in the world economy is human genius.

- George Gilder

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