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    • American Kingpin

    • The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road
    • Written by: Nick Bilton
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 2011, a 26-year-old libertarian programmer named Ross Ulbricht launched the ultimate free market: the Silk Road, a clandestine website hosted on the Dark Web where anyone could trade anything - drugs, hacking software, forged passports, counterfeit cash, poisons - free of the government's watchful eye. It wasn't long before the media got wind of the new website where anyone - not just teenagers and weed dealers but terrorists and black hat hackers - could buy and sell contraband detection-free.

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    • By Tayla Smelser on 2018-05-11
    • The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road
    • Written by: Nick Bilton
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
    • Release date: 2017-05-02
    • 5 out of 5 stars 146 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 41.68

    • Hatching Twitter

    • A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal
    • Written by: Nick Bilton
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Twitter seems like a perfect start-up success story. In barely six years, a small group of young, ambitious programmers in Silicon Valley built an $11.5 billion business out of the ashes of a failed podcasting company. Today Twitter boasts more than 200 million active users and has affected business, politics, media, and other fields in innumerable ways.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thorough and Engaging.

    • By John Schmidt on 2018-09-13
    • A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal
    • Written by: Nick Bilton
    • Narrated by: Daniel May
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 2013-11-05
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 12 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 32.42

    • I Live in the Future & Here's How It Works

    • Why Your World, Work, and Brain Are Being Creatively Disrupted
    • Written by: Nick Bilton
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Are we driving off a digital cliff and heading for disaster, unable to focus, maintain concentration, or form the human bonds that make life worth living? Are media and business doomed and about to be replaced by amateur hour? I Live in the Future & Here’s How It Works captures the zeitgeist of an emerging age, providing the understanding of how a radically changed media world is influencing human behavior.

    Price: CDN$ 36.96

    • Twitter: Eine wahre Geschichte von Geld, Macht, Freundschaft und Verrat

    • Written by: Nick Bilton
    • Narrated by: Frank Arnold
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Zeitgeistiges Gezwitscher, brandneue Business-News, politischer Protest, der die Welt verändert - zusammengefasst in 140 Zeichen, erbreitet in Echtzeit. Twitter! Ein Start-up mit einer kometenhaften Erfolgstory, ein 11,5 Milliarden-Dollar-Geschäft mit 200 Millionen aktiven Usern. Doch wie sieht es hinter der Fassade aus? Nick Bilton nimmt uns mit auf eine Reise ins Innere von Twitter.

    Price: CDN$ 26.00