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Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?: Trick ...
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You are shrunk to the height of a nickel and thrown in a blender. The blades start moving in 60 seconds. What do you do? If you want to work at Google, or any of America's best companies, you need to have an answer to this and other puzzling questions. Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google? guides listeners through the surprising solutions to dozens of the most challenging interview questions. The book covers the importance of creative thinking, ways to get a leg up on the competition, what your Facebook page says about you, and much more. Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google? is a must listen for anyone who wants to succeed in today's job market. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.  1. Language: English. Narrator: Joe Ochman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rand/002866/bk_rand_002866_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Stand: 09.04.2020
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Everybody Lies , Hörbuch, Digital, 1, 501min
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Insightful, surprising and with groundbreaking revelations about our society, Everybody Lies exposes the secrets embedded in our Internet searches, with a foreword by best-selling author Steven Pinker. Everybody lies, to friends, lovers, doctors, pollsters - and to themselves. In Internet searches, however, people confess their secrets - about sexless marriages, mental health problems, even racist views. Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, an economist and former Google data scientist, shows that this could just be the most important dataset ever collected. This huge database of secrets - unprecedented in human history - offers astonishing, even revolutionary insights into humankind. Anxiety, for instance, does not increase after a terrorist attack. Crime levels drop when a violent film is released. And racist searches are no higher in Republican areas than in Democrat ones. Stephens-Davidowitz reveals information we can use to change our culture and the questions we're afraid to ask that might be essential to our health - both emotional and physical. Insightful, funny and always surprising, Everybody Lies exposes the biases and secrets embedded deeply within us, at a time when things are harder to predict than ever. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Christopher Ragland. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/032276/bk_adbl_032276_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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B Is for Beer , Hörbuch, Digital, 1, 149min
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A Children's Book About Beer? Yes, believe it or not, but B Is for Beer is also a book for adults, and bear in mind that it's the work of maverick best-selling novelist Tom Robbins, internationally known for his ability to both seriously illuminate and comically entertain. Once upon a time (right about now) there was a planet (how about this one?) whose inhabitants consumed 36 billion gallons of beer each year (it's a fact, you can Google it). Among those affected, each in his or her own way, by all the bubbles, burps, and foam, was a smart, wide-eyed, adventurous kindergartner named Gracie; her distracted mommy; her insensitive dad; her non-conformist uncle; and a magical, butt-kicking intruder from a world within our world. Populated by the aforementioned character ;and as charming as it may be subversive, B Is for Beer involves readers, young and old, in a surprising, far-reaching investigation into the limits of reality, the transformative powers of children, and, of course, the ultimate meaning of a tall, cold brewski. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Laura Silverman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/001843/bk_harp_001843_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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The Art of Napping: The Sleeping Samurai and th...
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Go take a nap. No, this isn't a parent pushing a cranky toddler to lay down. This is something you will soon hear from your boss. Sleep deprivation costs US companies over $400 billion every year due to lost employee productivity and increased health costs. Author Franklin Lee offers a surprising answer to crises of worker productivity and rising health insurance costs: napping as an employee benefit. Inside you'll learn: How more sleep can increase your annual salary and your attractiveness How companies like Google, Facebook, and NASA are offering naps to their employees to increase productivity in the workplace How sleep cities and sleep technologies are paving a new era of sleep economies intended to earn companies and countries more money The Art of Napping provides the biggest paradigm shift in sleep since Thomas Edison’s invention of the light bulb. Lee's audiobook provides a playbook for savvy companies, executives, and managers to develop and deliver increased performance and health outcomes to their employees - all while saving themselves billions. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Franklin Sooho Lee. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/103512/bk_acx0_103512_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Re...
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A revealing look at how negative biases against women of color are embedded in search engine results and algorithms.  Run a Google search for “black girls” - what will you find? “Big Booty” and other sexually explicit terms are likely to come up as top search terms. But, if you type in “white girls”, the results are radically different. The suggested porn sites and un-moderated discussions about “why black women are so sassy” or “why black women are so angry” presents a disturbing portrait of black womanhood in modern society.  In Algorithms of Oppression, Safiya Umoja Noble challenges the idea that search engines like Google offer an equal playing field for all forms of ideas, identities, and activities. Data discrimination is a real social problem; Noble argues that the combination of private interests in promoting certain sites, along with the monopoly status of a relatively small number of Internet search engines, leads to a biased set of search algorithms that privilege whiteness and discriminate against people of color, specifically women of color.  Through an analysis of textual and media searches as well as extensive research on paid online advertising, Noble exposes a culture of racism and sexism in the way discoverability is created online. As search engines and their related companies grow in importance - operating as a source for email, a major vehicle for primary and secondary school learning, and beyond - understanding and reversing these disquieting trends and discriminatory practices is of utmost importance.  An original, surprising and, at times, disturbing account of bias on the internet, Algorithms of Oppression contributes to our understanding of how racism is created, maintained, and disseminated in the 21st century.  PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Shayna Small. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/034011/bk_adbl_034011_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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WTF?: What's the Future and Why It's Up to Us
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'The man who can really make a whole industry happen.' Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google 'A punchy and provocative book . . . WTF? is an insightful and heartfelt plea, daring us to reimagine a better economy and society.' Financial Times Renowned as 'the Oracle of Silicon Valley', Tim O'Reilly has spent three decades exploring the world-transforming power of information technology. Now, the leading thinker of the internet age turns his eye to the future - and asks the questions that will frame the next stage of the digital revolution: · Will increased automation destroy jobs or create new opportunities? · What will the company of tomorrow look like? · Is a world dominated by algorithms to be welcomed or feared? · How can we ensure that technology serves people, rather than the other way around? · How can we all become better at mapping future trends? Tim O'Reilly's insights create an authoritative, compelling and often surprising portrait of the world we will soon inhabit, highlighting both the many pitfalls and the enormous opportunities that lie ahead. 'Tim O'Reilly has been at the cutting edge of the internet since it went commercial.' New York Times 'O'Reilly's ability to quickly identify nascent trends is unparalleled.' Wired

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WTF?: What's the Future and Why It's Up to Us
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'The man who can really make a whole industry happen.' Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google 'A punchy and provocative book . . . WTF? is an insightful and heartfelt plea, daring us to reimagine a better economy and society.' Financial Times Renowned as 'the Oracle of Silicon Valley', Tim O'Reilly has spent three decades exploring the world-transforming power of information technology. Now, the leading thinker of the internet age turns his eye to the future - and asks the questions that will frame the next stage of the digital revolution: · Will increased automation destroy jobs or create new opportunities? · What will the company of tomorrow look like? · Is a world dominated by algorithms to be welcomed or feared? · How can we ensure that technology serves people, rather than the other way around? · How can we all become better at mapping future trends? Tim O'Reilly's insights create an authoritative, compelling and often surprising portrait of the world we will soon inhabit, highlighting both the many pitfalls and the enormous opportunities that lie ahead. 'Tim O'Reilly has been at the cutting edge of the internet since it went commercial.' New York Times 'O'Reilly's ability to quickly identify nascent trends is unparalleled.' Wired

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To Be a Machine: Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utop...
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Meet the visionaries, billionaires, professors, and programmers who are using groundbreaking technology to push the limits of the human body - our senses, our intelligence, and our lifespans Once relegated to the fringes of society, transhumanism (the use of technology to enhance human intellectual and physical capability) is now poised to enter our cultural mainstream. It has found adherents in Silicon Valley billionaires Ray Kurzweil and Peter Diamandis. Google has entered the picture, establishing a biotech subsidiary aimed at solving the problem of aging. In To Be a Machine, journalist Mark O'Connell takes a headlong dive into this burgeoning movement. He travels to the laboratories, conferences, and basements of today's foremost transhumanists, where he's presented with the staggering possibilities and moral quandaries of new technologies like mind uploading, artificial superintelligence, cryonics, and device implants. A contributor to Slate, The New Yorker, and The New York Times Magazine, O'Connell serves as a sharp and lively guide to the outer limits of technology in the 21st century. In investigating what it means to be a machine, he offers a surprising, singular meditation on what it means to be human. 1. Language: English. Narrator: James Garnon. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rand/004943/bk_rand_004943_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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The Rare Find: Spotting Exceptional Talent Befo...
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A journalistic quest to discover the secrets of the best talent hunters, revealing how they spot superstars before anybody else. Why are some people so much better than everyone else at spotting future stars? How do the best talent pickers in any field recognize future greatness - the subtle and reliable tells that indicate the potential for top performance? George Anders set out to find the best talent hunters in the worlds of business, sports, pop music, movies, venture capital, academia, medical research, and the military. As radically different as these fields may seem, all share an intense belief in the importance of finding high achievers. Anders reveals some surprising insights as he explores, for example: How Hollywood casting agents size up candidates How venture capitalists pick winners like Apple and Google How the Army's special forces culls top recruits Anders pairs his frontline observations with the rapidly expanding research findings of psychiatrists, economists, recruiters, and business strategists. He offers powerful tools that can help anyone tasked with tracking down tomorrow's talent. The Rare Find explains how anyone can hone the ability to recognize future greatness. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Robert Fass. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/peng/001796/bk_peng_001796_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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