Cyberia has ratings and 23 reviews. Jonathan said: I read this when I was 12 or 13 and it blew my mind and changed my life. My curiosity about hacker. Douglas Rushkoff, Author HarperOne $22 (p) ISBN In “Cyberia,” artists, scientists and hackers explore virtual reality using prototype. Few things read as well as complete, self-abasing repentance. And cyber-guru Douglas Rushkoff’s new book must be a modern classic of the.

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Jul 13, Josh rated it really liked it. Now, while raving was a grand ol’ time back in the late 90’s, I can’t support poor bookcovering. While some readers might wish the author had kept his nonsense detector more finely tuned, much of the book’s value lies in Rushkoff’s ability to resist patronizing his subjects. Mixes facts and reality with fiction. Also, there were several places where 15 seconds of research would have made it a lot less jarring the “shee”? There are no rushkofff topics on this book yet.

Jul 10, Tasos rated ruzhkoff it was amazing.

CYBERIA by Douglas Rushkoff | Kirkus Reviews

Nov 25, Jack Oughton rated it really liked it. This page was last edited on 4 Marchat Buzz rated it it was amazing Jan 17, Rushkoff does us all a favour and bridges the gap between cyberspace, drugs, media, tribalism, society as a whole and asks in a very succinct rushkoft, how do we become the masters of Cyberia?


You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Open Preview See a Problem? Also included is a new introduction by the author. Now, twenty years later, that optimism may have gathered a somewhat sad patina to it.

You get the feeling that Rushkoff is either putting some fancy embroidery on some rushhkoff mundane experiences, or that he’s just making it up whole-cloth, or that some pranksters were pulling the wool over his eyes. I just remembered the other one that really bugged me: Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Don’t waste your time reading this.

Cyberia: Life in the Trenches of Cyberspace

Mar 19, Yannis rated it liked it Shelves: The book goes with Rushkoff as he discusses topics ranging from online culturethe concept of a global brain as put forth in Gaia theoryand Neoshamanism. Dec 17, Joshua Sorkin rated it liked it. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Life in the Trenches of Hyperspace Author s: An interesting history of the early Internet and culture of psychedelics if a tad disjointed at times. Techno utopianism from a mid 90s POV well, it was written in rushkpff mid 90s At that point the internet more often referred to as ‘cyberspace’ was heralded as a vehicle for the evolution of human consciousness.



Krista rated it liked it May 29, Has anyone noticed that the name of Steve Jobs is misspelled as Jobbs in this editon? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The most significant new element in the mix is the computer– especially when used to connect with other computer users around the world. Aug 09, Dan Thaisz rated it it was amazing. Rushkoff interviews authors, drug dealers, fyberia, and hackers; watches two electronic outlaws stealing ATM codes; joins a role-playing game in which he acts the part of a thief; and talks to eco-terrorists and cultists about their beliefs.

Nov 29, Brian rated it it was amazing.

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