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I Love My Computer Because My Friends Live in It: Stories from an Online Life Paperback – April 25, 2017
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"Get off your phone and read Jess Kimball Leslie's funny book!"―Andy Cohen, host of Bravo's Watch What Happens Live
"Chatting up randos on AOL, writing feckless corporate tweets, stalking gone-to-seed high-school crushes on Facebook: Jess's life story is as hilarious and weird as the Internet she grew up with. This book is a warm, funny look at how our online and offline worlds became inextricably woven together."―Clive Thompson, WIRED columnist and author of Smarter Than You Think
The first personal history of growing up with technology and the internet. The chapter on Twitter is priceless.―Steve Eisman, investor who was the inspiration for Mark Baum's character in the film The Big Short
"Jess Kimball Leslie is funny and delightful. Read her book now!"
―Carol Leifer, writer for Seinfeld, Modern Family, and more; producer; and author of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Crying
"When I heard this tale in person, I was mesmerized. When I read it, I couldn't stop laughing. Life online with Jess is as electric as her computer and her stories."―Kathy Najimy, actress and comedian
"In honor of all of us on The Internet, I will only read the title of this book and form an opinion: It's great!"
―Marc Shaiman, composer and lyricist for films and television
About the Author
Jess Kimball Leslie is a rising star in the tech journalism world who writes about technology and the Internet for publications such as Elle, The Hairpin, The Awl, TechCrunch, and others. Jess is an analyst whose work has been commissioned by companies such as American Express, Google, and Samsung; a frequent speaker at large tech conferences; and a regular guest on multiple cable news shows. She lives in Brooklyn with her wife and son.
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This is a good book to pick up, for those that started with our first computer back in the 80's.
Just very entertaining. I wish I could really go back in time. Best days of my LIFE!
You will love this book. Don't let the endorsement by Andy Cohen on the cover scare you off. A broken clock is right twice a day.