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In the Beginning...Was the Command Line - Neal Stephenson
In the Beginning...Was the Command Line
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780613917377 (0613917375)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Edition language: English
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3.0 In the Beginning...was the Command Line
This is an odd little essay about the nature of computer systems and user interfaces, though it's a little too dated to truly inform today's users except in a very broad sense. For example, Stephenson proclaims his love for Linux, but reassures us it's actually pretty hard to use -- which is no long...
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5.0 In the Beginning...Was the Command Line
If you read one book about technology this year, make sure it's this one. If you are contemplating buying hardware or software this year, read this first.If you've ever wondered why computers work the way they do, read this book.Seriously. This is STILL the most lucid account of how human ingenuity ...
Kaethe rated it
Ahh, geek nostalgia. That's okay, I like Stepheson's writing okay.
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