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Cyberselfish

a critical romp through the terribly libertarian culture of high tech

by Paulina Borsook

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by PublicAffairs in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libertarianism -- United States.,
  • Geeks (Computer enthusiasts) -- United States -- Attitudes.,
  • High technology -- Social aspects -- United States.,
  • Libertarianisme -- États-Unis.,
  • Passionnés d"informatique -- États-Unis -- Attitudes.,
  • Technologie de pointe -- Aspect social -- États-Unis.,
  • Cyberculture.,
  • Internet.,
  • Subcultuur.,
  • Computerindustrie.,
  • Individu en samenleving.

  • About the Edition

    "In Cyberselfish Borsook journeys through and rants about high tech culture, profiling the worlds of ravers, gilders, cypherpunks, anarcho-capitalists, and other Silicon Valley life forms, and exploring the theory and practice of technolibertarianism in all its manifestations."--Jacket.

    Edition Notes

    StatementPaulina Borsook.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC599.U5 B593 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination276 p. ;
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24204530M
    ISBN 101891620789
    LC Control Number00021525
    OCLC/WorldCa43481694

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