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'Uncanny Valley' and the Meaninglessness of Writing About Tech

Anna Wiener's memoir about her four-plus years working in startups never resolves the self-contradictions of her industry, city, or existence. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2020-01-13 23:50:00 UTC ]
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Review: 'Uncanny Valley' serves up a biting slice of start-up life

'Uncanny Valley' by Anna Wiener is a biting, funny memoir from inside San Francisco's start-up culture. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-01-10 20:16:25 UTC ]
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A Complete Guide to the Handful of Proper Nouns Anna Wiener Uses in Uncanny Valley

One of the first things you notice about Wiener’s Silicon Valley memoir is her elegant, strategic elision. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2020-01-07 13:30:02 UTC ]
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‘Uncanny Valley’ charts a tech pilgrim’s progress

In her extraordinary new book, “Uncanny Valley,” Anna Wiener recounts what made her, a 25-year-old woman with an “affectedly analog” life in New York City, abandon her job at a literary agency in 2013 to work for tech startups, and what eventually — five years later — made her leave the... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-01-03 21:41:30 UTC ]
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A Tech Insider Stylishly Chronicles Her Industry’s ‘Uncanny Valley’

Anna Wiener’s memoir captures the dreams, delusions and general absurdity of Silicon Valley in indelible detail. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-03 10:00:08 UTC ]
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