Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-3 of 3 items

  • Keywords: dot-com boom x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Social Risks of the Dot-Com Era

Gina Neff

in Venture Labor: Work and the Burden of Risk in Innovative Industries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017480
eISBN:
9780262301305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017480.003.0010
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter addresses the social component in the economic risks. The discourses of risk during the dot-com boom encouraged people to take risks and not to fear failure. The chapter also argues that ... More


Venture Labor: Work and the Burden of Risk in Innovative Industries

Gina Neff

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017480
eISBN:
9780262301305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017480.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

In the dot-com boom of the late 1990s, employees of Internet startups took risks—left well-paying jobs for the chance of striking it rich through stock options (only to end up unemployed a year ... More


The Origins and Rise of Venture Labor

Gina Neff

in Venture Labor: Work and the Burden of Risk in Innovative Industries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017480
eISBN:
9780262301305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017480.003.0023
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter addresses the rise of Silicon Alley in the historical context of American postindustrial economic changes. It discusses both the historical shift from industrial to postindustrial to ... More


View: