Lab Rats - How Silicon Valley Made Work Miserable for the Rest of Us

Dan Lyons

Key Facts and Insights from the Book

  1. The "Hustle Culture" of Silicon Valley: This book delves into the work culture of the tech industry, characterised by long hours, high stress, and the constant pressure to perform.
  2. Workplace Innovation or Exploitation: Silicon Valley's practices, such as unlimited vacation and open offices, are critically examined, often revealing a darker side to these so-called innovations.
  3. The Gig Economy: The book discusses the rise of freelance and contract work, and their impact on job security and worker rights.
  4. Ageism in Tech: Lyons explores the discrimination faced by older workers in the technology industry.
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