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Geeky books Taken From Wired.

These are some books that Wired submit as the GEEK-y books ever .My favourite is of course the Hackers which later was moved into cinema screens.To tell you the truth i have not read all of them but i will try to getsome of them through Net. The Geek lifestyle is spreaded ...
  • Count Zero by William Gibson: Bobby Newmark
  • The Cuckoo's Egg: Tracking a Spy through the Maze of Computer Espionage by Cliff Stoll: ???
  • The Difference Engine by William Gibson and Brude Sterling: a historical 'what-if' speculation on the life and work of Charles Babbage (Godfather of all Geeks)
  • Fallen Angels by Jerry Pournelle, Larry Niven and Michael Flynn (great geek book): the entire cast of characters
  • Hackers by Stephen Levy ???
  • Headcrash by Bruce Bethke: Jack Burroughs
  • The Long Run by Daniel Keys Moran: Trent the Uncatchable (Geek? liar, charlatan, and in later centuries is commonly known as the incarnation of God)
  • Lucifer's Hammer by Niven and Pournelle: There is an astronomer who works at JPL as a computer programmer ????
  • Microserfs by Douglas Coupland: Todd, Bug, Abe, Michael, Karla, Susan and Daniel. (Epic Geek stuff about 7 Microsoft employees. See July WIRED for an excerpt)
  • Mona Lisa Overdrive by William Gibson: ???
  • Neuromancer by William Gibson: Case
  • The Shockwave Rider by John Brunner: Nicholas Haflinger
  • Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson: Hiro Protagonist
  • The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy: "Skip" Tyler (Naval Engineering geek) and Ron Jones (computers and sonar geek)
  • The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert Heinlein: Manuel O'Kelly Davis
  • The Naked Computer by Joe Cottonwood: about a systems programmer ??? who falls in love with his PDP-10 and creates a personality for it that loves him
  • The Past Through Tomorrow by Heinlein - Andrew "Slipstick" Libby
  • The Sum of all Fears by Tom Clancy: Dr. Ron Jones (Naval Engineering geek) and Ibrahim Ghosn (an Arab Terrorist geek)
  • When H.A.R.L.I.E. Was One by David Gerrold: Dr. David Auberson (project manager) and Don Handley (senior designer)

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