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The Resource Life in code : a personal history of technology, Ellen Ullman

Life in code : a personal history of technology, Ellen Ullman

Label
Life in code : a personal history of technology
Title
Life in code
Title remainder
a personal history of technology
Statement of responsibility
Ellen Ullman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Shares insights into the past half century of online development from an insider's perspective to explore how digital technology has lost its innocence, changing life in unexpected and sometimes sinister ways
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ullman, Ellen
Dewey number
  • 005.1092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QA76.2.U43
LC item number
A3 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ullman, Ellen
  • Computer programmers
  • Computer programming
  • Internet
Target audience
adult
Label
Life in code : a personal history of technology, Ellen Ullman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: The programming life. Outside of time : reflections on the programming life ; Come in, CQ ; The dumbing down of programming : some thoughts on programming, knowing, and the nature of "easy" ; What we were afraid of as we feared Y2K -- Part two: The rise and first fall of the Internet. The museum of me ; Fiber optic nights ; Off the high ; To catch a falling knife -- Part three: Life, artificial. Programming the post-human : computer science redefines "life" ; Is Sadie the Cat a trick? ; Memory and megabytes ; Dining with robots -- Part four: Three stories about what we owe the past. While I was away ; Close to the mainframe ; The party line -- Part five: The hand that writes the code. Programming for the millions ; Boom two : a farewell
Control code
ocn987376102
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 306 pages
Isbn
9780374534516
Lccn
2017012764
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
B UL4 ; XX-AB ; [A17BP002, #84, 4@27.00, LAP/RT ]
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 987376102
  • (OCoLC)987376102
Label
Life in code : a personal history of technology, Ellen Ullman
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: The programming life. Outside of time : reflections on the programming life ; Come in, CQ ; The dumbing down of programming : some thoughts on programming, knowing, and the nature of "easy" ; What we were afraid of as we feared Y2K -- Part two: The rise and first fall of the Internet. The museum of me ; Fiber optic nights ; Off the high ; To catch a falling knife -- Part three: Life, artificial. Programming the post-human : computer science redefines "life" ; Is Sadie the Cat a trick? ; Memory and megabytes ; Dining with robots -- Part four: Three stories about what we owe the past. While I was away ; Close to the mainframe ; The party line -- Part five: The hand that writes the code. Programming for the millions ; Boom two : a farewell
Control code
ocn987376102
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 306 pages
Isbn
9780374534516
Lccn
2017012764
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
B UL4 ; XX-AB ; [A17BP002, #84, 4@27.00, LAP/RT ]
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 987376102
  • (OCoLC)987376102

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