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Coders : how software programmers think, and how their thinking is changing our world.

Author: K C Thompson
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] PICADOR, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From acclaimed tech writer Clive Thompson, a brilliant and immersive study of one the most powerful tribes in the world today, computer programmers - where they come from, how they think, what makes  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: K C Thompson
ISBN: 1529018994 9781529018998
OCLC Number: 1078434444
Contents: Chapter - 1: The Software Update That Changed Reality Chapter - 2: The Four Waves of Coders Chapter - 3: Constant Frustration and Bursts of Joy Chapter - 4: Among the INTJs Chapter - 5: The Cult of Efficiency Chapter - 6: 10X, Rock Stars and the Myth of Meritocracy Chapter - 7: The ENAIC Girls Vanish Chapter - 8: Hackers, Crackers, and Freedom Fighters Chapter - 9: Cucumbers, Skynet, and Rise of the AI Chapter - 10: Scale, Trolls, and Big Tech Chapter - 11: Blue-collar Coding Acknowledgements - i: Acknowledgements Section - ii: Notes Index - iii: Index

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