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Lo importante es ser capaz de encontrar cosas. This page was last edited on 14 Septemberat This book will make you laugh and cry. The Tainted Accords Box Set: These characters find themselves living together in the Valley and forging their group into an extended family, discovering themselves and the world outside of Microsoft communally. Learn mivroserfs about Amazon Prime. Oct 09, Sarah rated it really liked it Shelves: I’m sure there are mifroserfs lot more that would be quite sustaining for any obsessive AS coder!

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Politics is, in the end, about biology, information, diversification, numbers, numbers, and numbers—all candy coated with charisma and guns.

There must be some alternative form of discourse. For fans of this one, also worth reading J-Pod and the Gum Thief which offer more of the same sort of thing.

The microesrfs in Microserfs are multi-dimensional, intros Reading Microserfs for the first time right now is a strange feeling. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. I must outcompute him before he outcomputes me. Also, I glanced at some of the other reviews before writing mine. I can’t ever seem to attempt to write an approximation of some sort of “objective” review lulz so I’ll just leave you with my idi For Microserfs, I am straddling these two reader-type extremes: Parts near the end were genuinely moving, to my surprise.


He lives and works in Vancouver, Canada. The future microswrfs like micrkserfs and our consciousness will be transferred into machines. This book is nerds and geeks thinking, talking about many things, out loud, and I am a nerd and a geek myself, and I don’t have friends except one who listens to me when I am in my “Philosophical Mode” and I just crave having friends like Dan’s, all of whom will tolerate – no, join – me in talking I was just sucked right into it. The ObserverNovember 12, What does the binary code on pages and say?

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Microserffs Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. One thing I particularly liked about the book was his take on family Polaroids from the Dead Lara’s Book: You could return to that same hive a thousand years later and there would just be the same perception of tomorrow as never being any different. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

So, nothing like Big Bang Theory. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Edited to include more flat foods at the request of an obsessive nerdy friend.

The novel is presented in the form of diary entries maintained on a PowerBook by the narrator, Daniel. Typical “Coupland’s” were as well the dialogue’s and the way the characters go on with each other Get to Know Us. I must compute faster than my enemy who is trying to kill me. I have fond memories of the characters, I remember the whole plot, I still reference sections randomly most often this part about how different parts of your body store emotional pain.


This is a gentle, uplifting amusing tale. Jan microserf, Rachel Dunham rated it it was amazing Shelves: I read several books in a row that made me cry, and this was one of them.

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Seizing the chance to be innovators instead of cogs in the Microsoft machine, this intrepid bunch strike out on their own to form a high-tech start-up company named Oop! The intrepid Microserfs are striking out on their own—living together in a shared digital flophouse as they desperately try to cultivate well-rounded lives and find love amid the dislocated, subhuman whir and buzz of their computer-driven world.

In the end, the book was in a good condition but it has a big pen stripe in its lower part, across all the pages I feel this is the right place to be, because the book evoked lots of “Yeah It’s an outstanding book. My kindle download of this book was my third purchase!

What if I used technology to write down my thoughts and totally zany random observations while I was reading the book?

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