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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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 Byron PL Adult Non Fiction - BYLY-14  005.1 THO    DUE 12-03-20
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  005.1 THO    AVAILABLE
 East Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - EMPG-6  005.1092 THO    AVAILABLE
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Description 436 pages ; 25 cm
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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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