Dot Complicated (Hardcover)
Untangling Our Wired Lives
HarperOne, 9780062285140, 256pp.
Publication Date: November 5, 2013
With Dot Complicated: Untangling Our Wired Lives, new media pioneer Randi Zuckerberg offers an entertaining and essential guide to understanding how technology and social media influence and inform our lives online and off.
Zuckerberg has been on the frontline of the social media movement since Facebook’s early days and her following six years as a marketing executive for the company. Her part memoir, part how-to manual addresses issues of privacy, online presence, networking, etiquette, and the future of social change.
About the Author
Randi Zuckerberg is a New York Times bestselling author, the founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media, and host of “Dot Complicated” on SiriusXM. Randi also served as mentor on Oxygen’s show “Quit Your Day Job,” as well as executive producer of “Dot.” based on Randi’s recent children’s book, which premiered on CBC and Universal Kids Fall 2016. Randi appears regularly on NBC’s the TODAY show and CNBC, and has also been seen on CNN, Good Morning America, Fox Business, Bloomberg News, and ABC's World News. She is a Tony Voter and was also a correspondent for the 2016 Tony Awards and the World Economic Forum in Davos. Randi was recently appointed as a Young Global Leader for the World Economic Forum and is part of the Tech Committee for the American Theatre Wing. In 2017, Randi launched the revolutionary tech-enabled dining experience “Sue’s Tech Kitchen.”
Praise For Dot Complicated: Untangling Our Wired Lives…
— Kathleen Kennedy, President, Lucasfilm
“Randi has had a front row seat to the shift of a social culture. Dot Complicated offers insights to the way the world is changing and the tech sensibility you will need to navigate this new dynamic.”
— Ashton Kutcher
“With impeccable timing, Zuckerberg discusses the hot button issues of the moment and shows us how to use technology to bring positive change to the world. Dot Complicated is a great roadmap in navigating the evolving universe of social media.”
— Ron Conway, Silicon Valley angel investor and philanthropist, secured early stage funds for Google, Ask Jeeves, Pinterest, Square, and Twitter
“Dot Complicated is entertaining, insightful, and relevant. Randi Zuckerberg shows us how using technology and social media mindfully can help create lasting meaning in our lives.”
— Jennifer Aaker, General Atlantic Professor of Marketing, Stanford University, and author of The Dragonfly Effect: Quick, Effective, and Powerful Ways to Use Social Media to Drive Social Change
“Randi Zuckerberg provides a valuable and much-needed guide to navigating the stormy seas of social and digital media. You couldn’t ask for a better guide than Randi who has been at the front line of social media from the start.”
— Charlene Li, Founder of Altimeter Group, and author of New York Times bestseller Open Leadership
“If you want an entertaining peek into the formative days at Facebook, start here. Randi candidly shares her personal story as an early employee, navigating the complicated space between her personal life and her public persona.”
— Tina Seelig, Professor of the Practice in the Department of Management Science and Engineering at Stanford School of Engineering, and executive director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program, and bestselling author of What I Wish I Knew Wh
“Randi Zuckerburg eloquently captures the art of doing it all (including disconnecting) in the digital age. Before you send one more text, you MUST read this book. It’s high time to take charge of our technology devices before they take charge of us.”
— Leslie Blodgett, Executive Chairman of Bare Escentuals and creator of bareMinerals