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How We Got From Wall Street’s Big Swinging Dicks to Silicon Valley’s Big Swinging Brains

The tech entrepreneur has replaced the bond broker, but the swagger is still there

Illustration: Jordan Speer

InIn Liar’s Poker, his 1989 Wall Street memoir, Michael Lewis described a newly ascendant, egregiously conceited type of alpha-male bond broker. This type had a name: they called…

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Andrew Marantz

Andrew Marantz

New Yorker writer, author of the new book Antisocial: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, & the Hijacking of the American Conversation. https://amzn.to/2p6BfIZ

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