In the Beginning...Was the Command Line
Publish date: November 1st 1999
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Edition language: English
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...
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 ...
Ahh, geek nostalgia. That's okay, I like Stepheson's writing okay.
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