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The Resource Close to the machine : technophilia and its discontents, Ellen Ullman with an introduction by Jaron Lanier

Close to the machine : technophilia and its discontents, Ellen Ullman with an introduction by Jaron Lanier

Label
Close to the machine : technophilia and its discontents
Title
Close to the machine
Title remainder
technophilia and its discontents
Statement of responsibility
Ellen Ullman with an introduction by Jaron Lanier
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1997, the computer was still a relatively new tool---a sleek and unforgiving machine that was beyond the grasp of most users. With intimate and unflinching detail, software engineer Ellen Ullman examines the strange ecstasy of being at the forefront of the predominantly male technological revolution, and the difficulty of translating the inherent messiness of human life into artful and efficient code
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ullman, Ellen
Dewey number
  • 005.1092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
QA76.2.U43
LC item number
A3 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ullman, Ellen
  • Computer programmers
Target audience
adult
Label
Close to the machine : technophilia and its discontents, Ellen Ullman with an introduction by Jaron Lanier
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 39
  • 3
  • Real Estate
  • 53
  • 4
  • Software and Suburbia
  • 65
  • 5
  • New, Old, and Middle Age
  • 95
  • 0
  • 6
  • Virtuality
  • 123
  • 7
  • Money
  • 149
  • 8
  • Passionate Engineer
  • 175
  • 9
  • Space Is Numeric
  • Driving
  • 185
  • 1
  • 1
  • Transactions
  • 17
  • 2
  • Sushi
Control code
ocn733231306
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Picador edition.
Extent
xv, 189 pages
Isbn
9781250002488
Lccn
2011044815
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
005.1 UL4 ; XX-N ; [A17BP047, #12, 4@18.00, jll/css ]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 733231306
  • (OCoLC)733231306
Label
Close to the machine : technophilia and its discontents, Ellen Ullman with an introduction by Jaron Lanier
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 39
  • 3
  • Real Estate
  • 53
  • 4
  • Software and Suburbia
  • 65
  • 5
  • New, Old, and Middle Age
  • 95
  • 0
  • 6
  • Virtuality
  • 123
  • 7
  • Money
  • 149
  • 8
  • Passionate Engineer
  • 175
  • 9
  • Space Is Numeric
  • Driving
  • 185
  • 1
  • 1
  • Transactions
  • 17
  • 2
  • Sushi
Control code
ocn733231306
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Picador edition.
Extent
xv, 189 pages
Isbn
9781250002488
Lccn
2011044815
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
005.1 UL4 ; XX-N ; [A17BP047, #12, 4@18.00, jll/css ]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 733231306
  • (OCoLC)733231306

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