Jul 19, Author’s Note. The Accidental Billionaires is a dramatic, narrative account based on dozens of interviews, hundreds of sources, and thousands. Aug 29, Answers by Ben Mezrich, New York Times Bestselling Author of Seven Wonders, Bringing Down the House, and the book that became The. The Accidental Billionaires has ratings and reviews. “The Accidental Billionaires” by Ben Mezrich is a great book that I recommend to all young.

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His book, The Accidental Billionaires: It also made me wonder when the author last got laid Accidenntal just tries too hard. I really hope that there was a considerable billionxires in riders of the Fuck Truck after publication of this book. When you actually dive in, however, it becomes a sort of mini-ethnography of entitlement, competitiveness, and disregard for other people’s hard labor and intellectual capital.

Jul 14, Susan rated it really liked it. Buy the Audiobook Download: The characters felt very real mezruch me, especially since they are all real people and most of them are still alive today. If you’ve seen David Fincher’s The Social Network and loved it as I have, you’d probably think reading the lesser known and not half as respected source material would be redundant.

Accidental Billionaires by Ben Mezrich: rock star geeks and the founding of Facebook

He is, after all, a computer genius. What his books lack in style I hope Janet Maslin never reviews my workI do think they make up for in their speed. Eduardo Saverin, cast as the protagonist, has befriended Mark Zuckerberg, and both struggle for social acceptance—Saverin by joining a final clubZuckerberg by creating a website where girls can be ranked according to their looks. Read more from Telegraph Technology. Nov 07, D. An effort to present the view of what did occur is made, but without knowing what was said, done, or thought by the most influential part of the founding of Facebook, we don’t really know what did happen.


The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook, a Tale of Sex, Money, Genius, and Betrayal

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The book is a accidentzl of junk. Still, I continue to come back to Mezrich’s books despite his numerous literary failings because the guy tells an amusing story, and some of it might even be true.

I guess what struck me most was the juvenility of everyone involved in the whole process. Soon I realized that I was listening to it for the entertainment value of its badness. Mezrich’s version of Facebook’s founding is a fast read but one told primarily through the eyes and voice of Eduardo Saverin, the partner who has billionairs he was cheated and misled by Facebook originator Mark Zuckerberg.

I saw the movie first and billioniares came across the book it was based on.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Somehow, though, the stupid facebook book managed to suck us all in and provided a fasci We listened to this audio book as a family on a drive from Olympia to San Francisco Spring Break Whoo! I never liked Sean Parker because of his attitude toward the company and Eduardo. He remains dutifully even-handed from the first to the last page. Now they all spend all day and night in the front of computers wanting to found technology start-ups.

I was interested to see some of the history behind FB This is my first time reading Ben Mezrich and I know I won’t do billionaaires again.

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Andrew Keen is ajkeen on Twitter. Today’s new rock stars: Hardcoverpages. Zuckerberg’s reluctance to speak for himself could be just a desire to let his creation speak for him, a shrug at what readers think of him, a fear that the writer would not give him a fair shake. Ben lives in Boston with his wife, Tonya. Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss are twin brothers and were seniors at Harvard, as well as star crew rowers who had been developing their idea of a website to be used by Harvard students to connect with each other and were looking for a new billipnaires.

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