In the Beginning...Was the Command Line by Neal Stephenson
In the Beginning...Was the Command Line ...
In the Beginning...Was the Command Line by Neal Stephenson
In the Beginning...Was the Command Line ...

In the Beginning...Was the Command Line

by Neal Stephenson
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This is "the Word" -- one man's word, certainly -- about the art (and artifice) of the state of our computer-centric existence. And considering that the "one man" is Neal Stephenson, "the hacker Hemingway" (Newsweek) -- acclaimed novelist, pragmatist, seer, nerd-friendly philosopher, and nationally bestselling author of groundbreaking literary works (Snow Crash, Cryptonomicon, etc., etc.) -- the word is well worth hearing. Mostly well-reasoned examination and partial rant, Stephenson's In the Beginning... was the Command Line is a thoughtful, irreverent, hilarious treatise on the cyber-culture past and present; on operating system tyrannies and downloaded popular revolutions; on the Internet, Disney World, Big Bangs, not to mention the meaning of life itself.

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About this Edition

Language

English

Publication Date

Nov 1, 1999

Format

Reinforced cover for libraries

ISBN

0613917375

ISBN-13

9780613917377