Silicon Snake Oil: Second Thoughts on the Information Highway Clifford Stoll

ISBN: 9780385419949

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Silicon Snake Oil: Second Thoughts on the Information Highway  by  Clifford Stoll

Silicon Snake Oil: Second Thoughts on the Information Highway by Clifford Stoll
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In Silicon Snake Oil, Clifford Stoll, the best-selling author of The Cuckoos Egg and one of the pioneers of the Internet, turns his attention to the much-heralded information highway, revealing that it is not all its cracked up to be.Yes, theMoreIn Silicon Snake Oil, Clifford Stoll, the best-selling author of The Cuckoos Egg and one of the pioneers of the Internet, turns his attention to the much-heralded information highway, revealing that it is not all its cracked up to be.  Yes, the Internet provides access to plenty of services, but useful information is virtually impossible to find and difficult to access.

Is being on-line truly useful? Few aspects of daily life require computers...Theyre irrelevant to cooking, driving, visiting, negotiating, eating, hiking, dancing, speaking, and gossiping. You dont need a computer to...recite a poem or say a prayer.

Computers cant, Stoll claims, provide a richer or better life.A cautionary tale about todays media darling, Silicon Snake Oil has sparked intense debate across the country about the merits--and foibles--of whats been touted as the entranceway to our future.



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