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Summary and Analysis of Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley

So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Antonio García Martínez’s book.

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This short summary and analysis of Chaos Monkeys by Antonio García Martínez includes: Historical contextChapter-by-chapter overviewsCharacter profilesImportant quotesFascinating triviaGlossary of termsSupporting material to enhance your understanding of the original workAbout Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley by Antonio García Martínez:
Chaos Monkeys is an autobiographical account of Antonio García Martínez’s time in the exploding IT start-up scene in California, and his work as Facebook’s marketing manager. He offers a scathing and hilarious analysis of the landscape of contemporary social media.
Based on his own experience and observations, Martínez unpacks the problems of funding and developing new tech companies, and the even greater problems of working for a large, up-and-coming corporation run by a visionary—who isn’t necessarily in it for the money. 
The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to a great work of nonfiction.
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    CJ Maihas quoted3 years ago
    Chaos Monkey: A program that randomly tests parts of a system to try to make it fail. It’s a form of destructive testing.
    CJ Maihas quoted3 years ago
    Initial Public Offering (IPO):
    CJ Maihas quoted3 years ago
    Start-up: A small company seeking investment to create and promote its product.

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