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Shaping Things

Shaping Things( )
Author: Sterling, Bruce
Designed by: Wild, Lorraine
Series title:Mediaworks Pamphlets Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2005
Publisher:MIT Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $58.99
Book Description:

A guide to the next great wave of technology -- an era of objects so programmable that they can be regarded as material instantiations of an immaterial system.

" Shaping Things is about created objects and the environment, which is to say, it's about everything," writes Bruce Sterling in this addition to the Mediawork Pamphlet series. He adds: "Seen from sufficient distance, this is a small topic."

Sterling offers a brilliant, often hilarious history of...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Social Aspects
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.4 x 19 x 0.847 cm
Book Weight:0.666 Kilograms
Author Biography
Sterling, Bruce (Author)
Bruce Sterling is a recent winner of the Nebula Award and the author of the nonfiction book "The Hacker Crackdown" as well as novels and short story collections. He co-authored, with William Gibson, the critically acclaimed novel "The Difference Engine." He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife and daughter.


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