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Author Thompson, Clive, 1968- author.

Title Coders : the making of a new tribe and the remaking of the world / Clive Thompson.

Publication Info. New York : Penguin Press, 2019.


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 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  COMPUTER 005.1092 THOMPSON    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  005.1092 THOMPSON    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  005.1092 THOMPSON    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  005.1092 THO    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  005.1 THOMPSON    Check Shelf
 Marlborough, Richmond Memorial Library - Adult Department  005.1 THOMPSON    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  005.1092 THOMPSON    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  005.1092 THOMPSON    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  005.1092 THOMPSON    DUE 10-30-21
 West Hartford, Bishop's Corner Branch - Non Fiction  005.1092 THOMPSON    Check Shelf

Description 436 pages ; 25 cm
Summary "From acclaimed tech writer Clive Thompson, a brilliant and immersive anthropological reckoning with the most powerful tribe in the world today, computer programmers - where they come from, how they think, what makes for greatness in their world, and what should give us pause"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [381]-422) and index.
Contents The software update that changed reality -- The four waves of coders -- Constant frustration and bursts of joy -- Among the INTJs -- The cult of efficiency -- 10x, rock stars, and the myth of meritocracy -- The ENIAC girls vanish -- Hackers, crackers, and freedom fighters -- Cucumbers, Skynet, and rise of the AI -- Scale, trolls, and big tech -- Blue-collar coding.
Subject Computer programmers.
Computer programming -- Social aspects.
Computer programming -- Psychological aspects.
Interpersonal relations.
Information technology -- Social aspects.
Computer programmers. (OCoLC)fst00872382
Computer programming -- Psychological aspects. (OCoLC)fst00872402
Computer programming -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00872404
Information technology -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00973131
Interpersonal relations. (OCoLC)fst00977397
Other Form: Online version: Thompson, Clive, 1968- author. Coders New York : Penguin Press, [2019] 9780735220577 (DLC) 2018056767
ISBN 9780735220560 (hardcover)
0735220565 (hardcover)
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