Picador

9781250785695

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Uncanny Valley

Anna Wiener draws on her anxiety-addled experiences working at several tech startups during her mid-20s in what may be a defining memoir of the 2020s.

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Review of ‘Uncanny Valley’

Chances are, you know someone who has misgivings about technology. Perhaps this person quit Facebook or downgraded from a smartphone. In Uncanny Valley: A Memoir, these same misgivings are voiced by a former Silicon Valley foot soldier.

Anna Wiener, now a writer for The New Yorker, draws on her anxiety-addled experiences working at several startups during…

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Book Clubs: January 2021

Four fresh takes on work and life in the digital age that are also fantastic conversation starters for your reading group.


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