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Close to the machine : technophilia and its discontents : a memoir

Author: Ellen Ullman; City Lights Books,
Publisher: San Francisco : City Lights Books, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ullman tries to balance her life, "close to the machine" as a computer programmer with the social and philosophical repercussions of her work.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ullman, Ellen.
Close to the machine.
San Francisco : City Lights Books, 1997
(OCoLC)605159710
Named Person: Ellen Ullman; Ellen Ullman; Ellen Ullman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Ullman; City Lights Books,
ISBN: 0872863379 9780872863378 0872863328 9780872863323
OCLC Number: 37277573
Description: 189 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Space is numeric --
Transactions --
Sushi --
Real estate --
Software and suburbia --
New, old, and middle age --
Virtuality --
Money --
The passionate engineer --
Driving.
Responsibility: by Ellen Ullman.

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This text is a candid account of the life of a software engineer who runs her own computer consulting business. We find a smart, funny bisexual torn between the pure, abstract world of programming  Read more...

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