Book Report: The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World

In 2015, when I went back to my hometown, Chengdu, I found people were using a car-sharing app called Uber. During that summer break, I had a more convenient way of getting to the places I wanted to go with car-sharing apps, and I never thought taking a private car could be that cheap. At … Continue reading Book Report: The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World

“The Everything Store” Summary/Review

Bezos’s Determination Brad Stone starts his novel The Everything Store with an introduction to Jeff Bezos’s life, providing insights about Bezos from his childhood.  Bezos is described as an analytical student, admired by his teachers and family members.  Bezos begins his career at the hedge fund D.E. Shaw & Co, where he was a distinguished … Continue reading “The Everything Store” Summary/Review