The Nudist On The Lateshift: and Other Tales of Silicon Valley

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Random House, Jun 30, 2013 - Biography & Autobiography - 288 pages

Entrepreneurs and tech wizards, immigrants and investors, dreamers and visionaries are heading West to seek their fortune.Their Mecca is Silicon Valley - where one person can achieve so much with just initiative, talent and a good idea.

Meet David Filo, co-founder of Yahoo and worth over $500 million, who still sleeps under his desk one night a week. Meet the 26 year-old who is already on his fifth start-up venture. Meet the man with the biggest brain in the world. Meet the nudist who works the late shift.

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THE NUDIST ON THE LATE SHIFT: and Other True Tales of Silicon Valley

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An excellent look into Silicon Valley, startups, and the IPO process. This book was collapse and pre-changes to the way that stock options are accounted for, so some of the information is dated now, but it does provide a good window into the culture. Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Po Bronson has written for Wired, Rolling Stone and the New York Times Magazine. He is the author of What Should I do With My Life?, Why Do I Love These People? and The First $20 Million is Always the Hardest. He also co-writes with Ashley Merryman. Together they have written the books Nurture Shock: Why Everything We Thought About Children is Wrong and Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing; they have also won nine national awards for their reporting on the science of human development, including the PEN USA Award for Literary Journalism and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Award for Outstanding Journalism.