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Islands in the Net Islands in the Net MOBI · Islands in MOBI :✓ islands free, Islands in download, Islands in the NetIslands in the Net ePUBLaura Webster s on the fast track to success A bright young star in a multinational conglomerate, she s living well in a post millennial age of peace, prosperity, and profitIn an age of advanced technology, information is the world s most precious commodity Information is power Data is locked in computers and carefully rationed through a global communications network Full access is a privilege held by fewNow, Laura Webster is about to be plunged into a netherworld of black market Islands in MOBI :✓ data pirates, new age mercenaries, high tech voodoo and murder.

  • Paperback
  • 396
  • Islands in the Net
  • Bruce Sterling
  • English
  • 11 April 2018
  • 0441374239

About the Author: Bruce Sterling

Islands in the Net MOBI · Islands in MOBI :✓ islands free, Islands in download, Islands in the NetIslands in the Net ePUBBruce Sterling is an author, journalist, critic and a contributing editor of Wired magazine Best known for his ten science fiction novels, he also writes short stories, book reviews, design criticism, opinion columns and introductions to books by authors ranging from Ernst Ju nger to Jules Verne His non fiction works include The Hacker Crackdown Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier , Tomorrow Now Envisioning the Next Fifty Years and Shaping Things .



10 thoughts on “Islands in the Net

  1. Bradley Bradley says:

    Islands in the Net MOBI · Islands in MOBI :✓ islands free, Islands in download, Islands in the NetIslands in the Net ePUBI grew up knowing that this was supposed to be a great cyberpunk novel right in the heart of the genre as it was a few years after Neuromancer, and I did eventually get around to reading his novel with William Gibson, The Difference Engine, which was pretty much a steampunk novel.Other than that, I kept berating myself that I d never gone back and read what should have been a staple of the genre.So what did I think He was well ahe

  2. Evan Evan says:

    Islands in the Net MOBI · Islands in MOBI :✓ islands free, Islands in download, Islands in the NetIslands in the Net ePUBVisionary.Okay, we don t have personal watch phones We have personal phone watches instead Big deal The trajectory of this book, the whiff of cynicism, menace, strangeness, and internationalism it s basic arguments about the future of power, all of them are still relevant and still have the power to explain parts of the world You can hear Sterling s prose learning from the textural tech

  3. Adam Adam says:

    Islands in the Net MOBI · Islands in MOBI :✓ islands free, Islands in download, Islands in the NetIslands in the Net ePUBPeople seemed to miss the boat on this one Badly in need of a reissue, ditch the atrocious cover and update the text a little bit and this would be cutting edge or at least comfortably contemporary Like Brunner o

  4. Patrick DiJusto Patrick DiJusto says:

    Islands in the Net MOBI · Islands in MOBI :✓ islands free, Islands in download, Islands in the NetIslands in the Net ePUBDamn you Bruce Sterling You reminded me of the potential of the net, and how we have squandered it.For those of use who were on the internets in the late 1980s like Bruce, and me , this book perfectly captures the hopes that we had for the new technological future Well, Bruce was always a muchcynical bastard than the rest of us, so we had the Utopian ideals, and he saw how human beings would fuck them up.Except, he didn t Bruce fell for the optimism, juust a little bit, in that he thou Damn you Bruce Sterling You reminded me of the potential of the net, and how we have squandered it.For those of use who were on the internets in the late 1980s like Bruce, and me , this book perfectly captures the hopes that we had for the new technological future Well, Bruce was always a muchcynical bastard than the rest of us, so we had the Utopian ideals, and he saw how human beings would fuck them up.Except, he didn t Bruce fel

  5. Seth Seth says:

    Islands in the Net MOBI · Islands in MOBI :✓ islands free, Islands in download, Islands in the NetIslands in the Net ePUBReading Islands in the Net now, it may take a minute to figure out why it s a cyberpunk classic There is very little VR, and what is there is not described in detail Most of the book is off the grid but then again, much of Neuromancer is, too The heroine isn t a hack, programmer, or counterculture sympathizer, in fact, she s a corporate worker.But read further in and you ll see that it s about the essential cyberpunk issues Corporations consolidating power and those who don t get any The Reading Islands in the Net now, it may take a minute to figure out why it s a cyberpunk classic There is very little VR, and what is there i

  6. Tim Tim says:

    Islands in the Net MOBI · Islands in MOBI :✓ islands free, Islands in download, Islands in the NetIslands in the Net ePUBThis is a pretty highly regarded sf book, althou I am not entirely sure why I like Sterling s editing he edited the fine anthology Mirrorshades but am not a big fan of his writing He exemplifies both the strong and weak points of the genre My main complaint is one that I have about other SF novels the ideas are engaging, the future world he posits is thought provoking, but the characters are shallow, and there

  7. James Dunphy James Dunphy says:

    Islands in the Net MOBI · Islands in MOBI :✓ islands free, Islands in download, Islands in the NetIslands in the Net ePUBI was craving a science fiction read outside of my usual realm of authors I picked up Islands in the Net for a few reasons 1 It s an early cyberpunk novel I love me some cyberpunk 2 It s by Bruce Sterling and I have only been exposed to William Gibson primarily 3 It was 2.00 at my favorite local book storePicking this thing up, wow, holy crap You would think this book was written maybe a few years ago if it weren t for the dated frizzy tangle of 80 s hair on the front cover To think tha I was craving a science fiction read outside of my usual realm of authors I picked up Islands in the Net for a few reasons 1 It s an early cyberpunk novel I love me some cyberpunk 2 It s by Bruce Sterling and I have only been exposed to

  8. prcardi prcardi says:

    Islands in the Net MOBI · Islands in MOBI :✓ islands free, Islands in download, Islands in the NetIslands in the Net ePUBStoryline 1 5Characters 2 5Writing Style 2 5World 3 5 Islands in the Net puts one in the unusual, albeit not unheard of, position of an accidental, distant spectator It is full of spectacles a roller coaster with its crests and troughs, strings of colored lights, random and bizarre embellishments There s a veritable carnival going on in this cyberpunk political thriller, but somehow the planner forgot to include an on ramp for access One reads along as the presumably exciting events happe Storyline 1 5Characters 2 5Writing Style 2 5World 3 5 Islands in the Net puts one in the unusual, albeit not unheard of, position of an accidental, distant spectator It is full of spectacles a

  9. 0xADADA 0xADADA says:

    Islands in the Net MOBI · Islands in MOBI :✓ islands free, Islands in download, Islands in the NetIslands in the Net ePUBA seminal work helping to establish the cyberpunk genre, this dystopian sci fi story has one foot in a near future 2023 25 from

  10. Tomer Tomer says:

    Islands in the Net MOBI · Islands in MOBI :✓ islands free, Islands in download, Islands in the NetIslands in the Net ePUBI had this book on my Cyberpunk reading list for quite a while As I have started reading, it reminded me some of the ideas of the Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson with its Data havens and financial concepts As it went on I was hoping to see some first eye action as in Koko takes a vacation by Kieran Shea, but unfortunately our protagonist her peers wander through the plot and manage to barely tilt the balance in their favor by sheer luck rather than design I am not saying it does not fit I had this book on my Cyberpunk reading list for quite a while As I have started reading, it reminded me some of the ideas of the Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson with its Data havens and financial concepts As it went on I was hoping to see some first eye action as in Koko takes a vacation by Kieran Shea, but unfortunately our protago

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