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The Resource The Third wave : an entrepreneur's vision of the future, Steve Case

The Third wave : an entrepreneur's vision of the future, Steve Case

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The Third wave : an entrepreneur's vision of the future
Title
The Third wave
Title remainder
an entrepreneur's vision of the future
Statement of responsibility
Steve Case
Title variation
  • 3rd wave
  • Entrepreneur's vision of the future
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Language
eng
Summary
In The Third Wave, which pays homage to the work of the futurist Alvin Toffler (from whom Case has borrowed the title, and whose work inspired him as a young man), Case takes us behind the scenes of some of the most consequential and riveting business decisions of our time while offering illuminating insights from decades of working as an entrepreneur, an investor, a philanthropist, and an advocate for sensible bipartisan policies. We are entering, as Case explains, a new paradigm called the 2Third Wave3 of the Internet. The first wave saw AOL and other companies lay the foundation for consumers to connect to the Internet. The second wave saw companies like Google and Facebook build on top of the Internet to create search and social networking capabilities, while apps like Snapchat and Instagram leverage the smartphone revolution. Now, Case argues, we{u2019}re entering the Third Wave: a period in which entrepreneurs will vastly transform major "real world" sectors like health, education, transportation, energy, and food{u2014}and in the process change the way we live our daily lives. But success in the Third Wave will require a different skill set, and Case outlines the path forward. The Third Wave is part memoir, part manifesto, and part playbook for the future. With passion and clarity, Case explains the ways in which newly emerging technology companies (a growing number of which, he argues, will not be based in Silicon Valley) will have to rethink their relationships with customers, with competitors, and with governments; and offers advice for how entrepreneurs can make winning business decisions and strategies{u2014}and how all of us can make sense of this changing digital age
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contains biographical information
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illustrations
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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The Third wave : an entrepreneur's vision of the future, Steve Case
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Publication
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm80148237
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xv, 221 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781501132582
Lccn
bl2016006238
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unmediated
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rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The Third wave : an entrepreneur's vision of the future, Steve Case
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm80148237
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xv, 221 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781501132582
Lccn
bl2016006238
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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