1. Table of Contents
  2. Intro
  3. MGBs, Tanks and Batmobiles
  4. Bit-Flinger
  5. GUIs
  6. Class Struggle on the Desktop
  7. Honey Pot, Tar-Pit, Whatever
  8. The Technosphere
  9. The Interface Culture
  10. Morlocks and Eloi at the Keyboard
  11. Metaphor Shear
  12. Linux
  13. The Hole Hawg of Operating Systems
  14. The Oral Tradition
  15. OS Shock
  16. Fallability, Atonement, Redemption, Trust and other Arcane Technical Concepts
  17. Memento Mori
  18. Geek Fatigue
  19. Etre
  20. Mindshare
  21. The Right Pinky of God
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In The Beginning Was The Command Line
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