21 Dog Years: Doing Time @ Amazon.com by PDF

ISBN-10: 074323815X

ISBN-13: 9780743238151

Boy meets dot-com, boy falls for dot-com, boy flees dot-com in horror. So is going the most perversely hilarious love tales you'll ever learn, one who blends tech tradition, hero worship, cat clutter, Albanian economics, enterprise capitalism, and unfastened bagels right into a surreal cocktail of fable.
In 1998, whilst Amazon.com went to temp corporations to recruit humans, they gave them an easy directive: ship us your freaks. Mike Daisey -- slacker, onetime aesthetics significant, dilettante -- appeared ideal for the task. His ascension from lowly temp to customer support consultant to enterprise improvement hustler over the process twenty-one puppy years is the stuff of either desires and nightmares.
With lunatic precision, Daisey describes the lightless dice farms within which e-book orders have been scrawled on Post-its whereas technicians struggled to convey desktops again on-line; the fourteen-hour days fueled through caffeine, fanaticism, and illicit day-trading from place of work desks made up of doorways; his unusual compulsion to ship loose books to Norwegians; and the fevered insistence of BizDev higher-ups that the fitting company accomplice used to be Pets.com -- the now-extinct corporation that spent all its resources on a sock puppet.
In those pages, you will meet Warren, the cowboy of purchaser carrier, able to verbally hog-tying even the main abusive patron; Amazon worker #5, a reclusive desktop gamer worthy a funky $300 million, who spends at the least six hours an afternoon locked in his workplace killing goblins; and Jean-Michele, Mike's female friend and sparring companion, who attempts to maintain him grounded, whilst dot-com mania seduces them either. At strategic durations, the narrative is punctuated by way of hysterically sincere letters to CEO Jeff Bezos -- missives that appear ripped from the collective subconscious of dot-com disciples internationally.
21 puppy Years is an epic tale of greed, self-deception, and heartbreak, a wickedly humorous anthem to an period of bounteous inventory innovations and boundless insanity.

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