In the Beginning...was the Command Line

In the Beginning...was the Command Line

Neal Stephenson


This is "the note" -- one man's notice, definitely -- concerning the paintings (and artifice) of the country of our computer-centric lifestyles. And due to the fact the "one guy" is Neal Stephenson, "the hacker Hemingway" (Newsweek) -- acclaimed novelist, pragmatist, seer, nerd-friendly thinker, and nationally bestselling writer of groundbreaking literary works (Snow Crash, Cryptonomicon, etc., etc.) -- the observe is definitely worthy listening to. quite often well-reasoned exam and partial rant, Stephenson's In the Beginning... was once the Command Line is a considerate, irreverent, hilarious treatise at the cyber-culture prior and current; on working procedure tyrannies and downloaded well known revolutions; on the net, Disney global, substantial Bangs, let alone the which means of existence itself.

Show sample text content

Download sample