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Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley

8 minutes
Explore the inner workings of the tech world with these entertaining anecdotes.

A chaos monkey is a kind of program that software engineers use to test their systems and figure out weaknesses. In this witty guide to life in Silicon Valley’s most exciting firms, author Antonio Garcia Martínez suggests that tech entrepreneurs are society’s chaos monkeys because their innovations disrupt traditional markets and transform people’s daily lives. This Snapshot takes you on a humorous, irreverent tour behind the scenes of some of the Valley’s most intriguing companies.

Read this Snapshot if you:

  • Are interested in learning about how Silicon Valley really operates
  • Want to enjoy exclusive stories about some of the tech world’s most notable figures
  • Find technology and entrepreneurship fascinating
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