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Burn Book: A Tech Love Story

Burn Book: A Tech Love Story

“Burn Book: A Tech Love Story” by award-winning journalist Kara Swisher is a sharp, insightful examination of the tech industry and its evolution. Part memoir, part history, this book offers a candid look at the rise of Silicon Valley’s most influential figures and the technological innovations that have reshaped our world. Swisher recounts her decades-long career covering the digital sector, providing an insider’s view of the industry’s triumphs and missteps.

From the early days of the internet to the current AI revolution, Swisher chronicles how tech titans like Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and Mark Zuckerberg have influenced our lives, for better and worse. With her trademark wit and incisive commentary, Swisher calls on the industry to use its power responsibly, highlighting both the incredible potential and the significant challenges it faces.

This book is a necessary chronicle of tech’s most powerful players and a love letter to the digital world from one of its most knowledgeable critics.

About the Author

Kara Swisher is a renowned journalist and one of the most influential voices in the tech industry. She began her career at The Washington Post before moving to The Wall Street Journal, where she co-founded the pioneering D: All Things Digital conference. Swisher has been a trailblazer in tech journalism, consistently breaking major stories and providing in-depth analysis of Silicon Valley’s key players and innovations.

Known for her fearless interviewing style, she has engaged with tech giants such as Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and Mark Zuckerberg. Swisher’s work has earned her the title of “the queen of all media” from Walt Mossberg of The Wall Street Journal. Her latest book, Burn Book: A Tech Love Story, combines her extensive experience and unique perspective to offer an essential look at the tech industry’s past, present, and future.

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