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Cryptonomicon Cryptonomicon
In his massive novel, Cryptonomicon, Neal Stephenson tells an intricate, fast -paced story of World War II codebreakers, stashes of Axis gold, modern-day data havens, and digital currency. Cryptonomicon has enough tech to tantalize any cyberpunk fan--everything from undersea fiber-optic cables to a Perl script to try out at home. Probably the first work of fiction to mention BeOS.

Our Dumb Century Our Dumb Century
The Onion has quickly become the world's most popular humor publication, misinforming half a million readers a week with one-of-a-kind social satire both in print (on newsstands nationwide) and online from its remote office in Madison, Wisconsin.

davebarry Dave Barry in Cyberspace
With topics like these, how can you go wrong?
  • How to Buy and Set Up a Computer; Step One: Get Valium
  • Nerdstock in the Desert; Or: Bill Gates Is Elvis
  • Software: Making Your Computer Come Alive So It Can Attack You
  • Word Processing: How to Press an Enormous Number of Keys Without Ever Actually Writing Anything
  • Selected Web Sites, including Cursing in Swedish, Deformed Frog Pictures, and The Toilets of Melbourne, Australia


Microserfs
Microserfs is not about Microsoft--it's about programmers who are searching for lives. A hilarious but frighteningly real look at geek life in the '90's, Coupland's book manifests a peculiar sense of how technology affects the human race and how it will continue to affect all of us.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
A must-read for any true computer geek, and anyone interested in pure, inspired humor. Finally you will understand all those references to the number 42...

The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest: A Silicon Valley Novel
What does it take for entrepreneurs to risk everything, develop a product, start a company, and take it public? When social idealism, corporate politics, petty jealousies, money fever--all part of the business landscape in Silicon Valley--meet, the results make for a fun, fast-paced read. And if you're familiar with the culture of Silicon Valley, you'll find yourself asking if this is a novel or a chronicle of the times.

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