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Close to the Machine: Technophilia and Its Discontents

City Lights Publishers (Nov 1997)
Paperback – 189 pages
ISBN: 0872863328 / 9780872863323
If there is such a thing as a typical computer programmer, Ellen Ullman is not it. She's female, a former communist, bisexual, old enough to be a twentysomething's mom, and not a nerd. She runs her own computer-consulting business in San Francisco and in Close to the Machine explores a world...