Silicon Snake Oil

Second Thoughts on the Information Highway

by Clifford Stoll

Doubleday, 1995

A division of Bantam, Doubleday, Dell Publishing Group, Inc.

"The stiff-walled logic of computers rewards those who can rigorously follow strict-thought rules. These incentives include prestige and employment...our software and networks nourish drones.

At the same time, computers punish the imaginative and inventive by constraining them to prescribed channels of thought and action."

p. 46

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