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    • In the Plex

    • How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives
    • By: Steven Levy
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 19 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 549
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 303
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 302

    Few companies in history have ever been as successful and as admired as Google, the company that has transformed the Internet and become an indispensable part of our lives. How has Google done it? Veteran technology reporter Steven Levy was granted unprecedented access to the company, and in this revelatory book he takes listeners inside Google headquarters - the Googleplex - to explain how Google works.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great listen

    • By Mrs on 05-03-12
    • How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives
    • By: Steven Levy
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 19 hrs and 45 mins
    • Release date: 12-04-11
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 549 ratings

    Regular price: £27.49

    • Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution

    • 25th Anniversary Edition
    • By: Steven Levy
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 20 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141
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      4 out of 5 stars 127
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 126

    Steven Levy's classic book traces the exploits of the computer revolution's original hackers - those brilliant and eccentric nerds from the late 1950s through the early '80s who took risks, bent the rules, and pushed the world in a radical new direction. With updated material from noteworthy hackers such as Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Richard Stallman, and Steve Wozniak, Hackers is a fascinating story that begins in early computer research labs and leads to the first home computers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A brilliant story of computer history

    • By Matt on 26-06-16

    Regular price: £28.09

    • Insanely Great

    • The Life and Times of Macintosh, the Computer that Changed Everything
    • By: Steven Levy
    • Narrated by: Steven Levy
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    The creation of the Mac, in 1984, catapulted America into the digital millennium, captured a fanatic cult audience, and transformed the computer industry into an unprecedented mix of technology, economics, and show business. Veteran technology writer and Newsweek senior editor Steven Levy zooms in on the great machine and the fortunes of the unique company responsible for its evolution. Loaded with anecdote and insight, and peppered with sharp commentary, Insanely Great is the definitive book on the most important computer ever made. It is a must-have for anyone curious about how we got to the interactive age.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What really happened

    • By Peter on 30-07-16
    • The Life and Times of Macintosh, the Computer that Changed Everything
    • By: Steven Levy
    • Narrated by: Steven Levy
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Release date: 23-10-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 17 ratings

    Regular price: £19.39

    • Laugh Factory Vol. 30 of All Access with Dom Irrera

    • By: Maz Jobrani, Allan Stevens, Cash Levy
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    James returns - he reveals that a psychiatrist has put him on drugs because he's shy. Allan Stevens takes the stage and gets friendly with the audience, especially the women. Then he tells Dom and James about the history of L.A. comedy. Then, Cash Levy lets loose with cheeky words of wisdom, and Maz Jobrani unleashes some Middle Eastern flavored zingers.

    Regular price: £2.39