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The Magic Mountain (1996, Tandem Library) No rating

One of the most influential and celebrated German works of the 20th century has been …

“…the extraordinary pastness of our story results from its having taken place before a certain turning point, on the far side of a rift that has cut deeply through our lives and consciousness.”

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He’s talking about the “Great War”, but hooo boy does this already resonate, and I’m only in the forward.

A People's History of Computing in the United States (2018) 4 stars

Does Silicon Valley deserve the credit it gets for digital creativity and social media? Joy …

Early personal computing as creating community, not consumers

4 stars

The history of “time-share” computing networks in several educational institutions in the 60s and seventies. Really explores how these systems created computing “citizens” by empowering users and emphasizing the community aspects of the systems.