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'

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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

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‘Uncanny Valley’ charts a tech pilgrim’s progress

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‘Whistleblower’ and ‘Uncanny Valley’ offer a chilling look at life in Silicon Valley

Two new memoirs reveal harassment, discrimination and intimidation, among other abuses, at large tech companies. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Book review: Uncanny Valley by Anna Wiener

This amusing memoir feels like a Silicon Valley version of The Devil Wears Prada. Continue reading at Stuff

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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

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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

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Inside Homeboy Industries: 5 things to know about Gregory Boyle and 'Barking to the Choir'

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Five Industry Tech Consultants Form New Firm

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Industry Insiders: What’s Ahead for the UK’s Leading Bookseller Waterstones?

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Industry Notes: Overleaf at Virginia Tech; WIPO and IPA at Frankfurt

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SILICON VALLEY: ​Ellen Pao signs book deal to detail tech's 'toxic culture'

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Inside BookCon: where literature lovers give hope to the industry

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Redmayne: Far East tech players could 'disrupt' industry

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Axel Springer Merges eMarketer, Business Insider Intelligence to Form ‘Insider Intelligence’

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Facebook rolls out high-tech ad registry with a low-tech twist

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Chronicle Books Forms Chronicle Chroma

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Chronicle Books New Imprint Named Chronicle Prism

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