The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google | Scott Galloway

Scott Galloway; The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google; Portfolio; 2017-10-02; 320 pages; ASIN:B06WP982HX: Kindle: $15, paper: $19+SHT.

tl;dr → Yet-Another-Jeremiad (YAJ®), An indictment of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google and Netflix. They bad.
and → Everyone’s penning these for the fall book release cycle.  This here Youtoobbist has one too.
and → <quote>And he reveals how you can apply the lessons of their ascent to your own business or career.</quote>

Mentions

  • disruption
  • Something about how Google is the godhead.
  • Game of Thrones, a work of fiction
    • the Iron Throne, a plot device
  • Kardashians
  • Catholics
  • Russia, Russians
  • China
  • Something about how “government” should break up Amazon.
  • New York University (NYU), in (um) New York)
  • Palo Alto, in Cailifornia
  • Hamburg, in Europe

Pantheon

  • Jeff Bezos, CEO, Amazon
  • Margrethe Vestager, the commissioner on competition, European Union (EU).

Exemplars

  • Alphabet
  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • Discover (card)
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • iTunes, of Apple
  • Netflix
  • Pandora
  • Snapchat
  • Swatch
  • WhatsApp, of Facebook
  • YouTube

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