The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook - Chapters 15 and 16 Summary & Analysis

Ben Mezrich
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Chapter 15: American Idol

Mark and Eduardo attended a lecture given by Bill Gates. Mark perked up when Gates commented that artificial intelligence was the future and that the next Bill Gates may be sitting in the room. Mark was also interested when Gates discussed his decision to leave school and start his own company. Five-thousand Harvard students were now signed up on thefacebook. It had become part of everyone's life. It was addictive. The genius of thefacebook was that it allowed students to create a network with people they knew or knew of. On the other dating sites, people were trying to connect with total strangers. The next step for Mark and Eduardo was to determine ways in which they could generate earnings from the site. They needed advertisers and a business plan. That was Eduardo's strength.

Cameron Winklevoss sent Mark a "cease...

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