Publish date: October 7th 1996
Pages no: 371
Edition language: English
, Computer Science
, Pop Culture
Very interesting story on the work life of IT persons who are smart, but isolated. The intensity and the competitiveness in the field. Also, about the strange story of the persons. What is it like to be smart and work among smart persons who are equally self absolved. For those who are nerd a...
Read this in one fell swoop. Loved all the characters, wish my life was like this.., guess i do know weird people, but we don't work in cubicles (just as well).
The basis of the book was rather interesting and being a geek working in the Silicon Valley area, I especially felt I might be able to relate at least some to the content. Unfortunately, the book ended up being extremely fluffy and had various inconsistencies throughout, including character details ...
I came at this one almost exactly the same way that I did with Amy Thomson's The Color of Distance. It was also a AlexLit recommendation, I blanched at the length, it was an author unfamiliar to me. But as soon as I started it, from page 1, rather than the 50 pages it took me to get into the Thomson...
I just chose this as my favorite book in the 30 Days Book Challenge on Facebook, so I might as well review it, even though "favorite book" is a nebulous distinction at best and "what's your favorite book?" is a stupid fucking question and I am afraid this might be a sentimental favorite more than an...
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