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Book Title: Close to the Machine: Technophilia and Its Discontents|
The size of the: 337 KB
Edition: City Lights Publishers
Date of issue: January 1st 2001
ISBN 13: 9780872863323
The author of the book: Ellen Ullman
Format files: PDF
Read full description of the books:A candid account of the life of a software engineer who runs her own computer consulting business. Immersed in the abstract world of information, algorithms, and networks, she would like to give in to the seductions of the programmer's world, where "weird logic dreamers" like herself live "close to the machine." Still, she is keenly aware that body and soul are not mechanical.
Read information about the authorEllen Ullman is the author of By Blood, The Bug, a New York Times Notable Book and runner-up for the PEN/Hemingway Award, and the cult classic memoir Close to the Machine, based on her years as a rare female computer programmer in the early years of the personal computer era. She lives in San Francisco.
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