Chaos Monkeys

Chaos Monkeys

Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley

by Antonio Garcia Martinez

  • Why read?

    Imagine a chimpanzee rampaging through a datacenter powering everything from Google to Facebook. Infrastructure engineers use a software version of this “chaos monkey” to test online services’ robustness–their ability to survive random failure and correct mistakes before they actually occur. Tech entrepreneurs are society’s chaos monkeys, disruptors testing and transforming every aspect of our lives, from transportation (Uber) and lodging (AirBnB) to television (Netflix) and dating (Tinder). One of Silicon Valley’s most audacious chaos monkeys is Antonio García Martínez.

    528 pages, Harper Collins USA 2016

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    Engineering Business

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