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Architects of the Web By Robert Reid

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This text describes how the Web influences (and will continue to influence) business and the economy. By presenting the industry's key personalities and players, the author reveals the implications on the economy as a whole as the Web continues to grow into a powerful channel for commerce.

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Architects of the Web: The 1000 Days That Built the Futures of Business by Robert Reid

"A terrific book that captures the explosion of creativity and business evolution at the center of the Internet phenomenon. A tantalizing mix of diverse players with utopian visions, animated by equal parts aggression and delight. A true saga of our time."-James F. Moore author, The Death of Competition; Chairman, Geo Partners Research Inc. Architects of the Web presents the dynamic history of the Web's creation and evolution-as well as its emergence as a dynamic business tool-through revealing profiles of its architects, the brilliant minds who have helped thrust the Web onto desktops and corporate agendas around the world. A diverse, ambitious group, the architects of the Web are: Marc Andreessen, Netscape Ariel Poler, I/PRO Rob Glaser, Progressive Networks Andrew Anker, HotWired Kim Polese, Marimba Halsey Minor, C/NET Mark Pesce, VRML Jerry Yang, Yahoo!

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About Robert Reid

Before writing this book, ROBERT REID worked at Silicon Graphics (SGI), a $2 billion maker of supercomputers, workstations, and servers. There, he managed his company's relationship with Netscape (which was cofounded by SGI's own founder, Jim Clark). He now works at Twenty--Firs t Century Internet, a venture capital fund headquartered in San Francisco. Mr. Reid is a graduate of Stanford University, holds an MBA from Harvard University, and lives in Mountain View, California.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Introduction (J.Neil Weintraut). Chapter 1: Marc Andreessen, Netscape: Portal to the Web. Chapter 2: Rob Glaser, Progressive Networks: Uniting Sound with Sites. Chapter 3: Kim Polese, Java: Vitalizing the Web. Chapter 4: Mark Pesce, VRML: The Web in 3--D. Chapter 5: Ariel Poler, I/PRO: Advertising on the Web. Chapter 6: Jerry Yang, Yahoo!: Finding Needles in the Internet's Haystack. Chapter 7: Andrew Anker, HotWired: Publishing on the Web. Chapter 8: Halsey Minor, CNET: Merging Media. Epilogue: Another 1,000 Days. Index.

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Architects of the Web: The 1000 Days That Built the Futures of Business by Robert Reid
Robert Reid
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