Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins Of The Internet Kindle Edition

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Richard Bernstein The New York Times Book Review If you always wanted to know who put the 'at' sign in your E-mail address, then Where Wizards Stay Up Late is the book for you.

About the Author

Katie Hafner is a technology correspondent at ''Newsweek'' and coauthor of ''Cyberpunk: Outlaws and Hackers on the Computer Frontier.'' Matthew Lyon and Katie Hafner are married and live in the San Francisco Bay area. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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  • File Size : 1004 KB
  • Publication Date : August 19, 1999
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print Length : 304 pages
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster (August 19, 1999)
  • Language: : English
  • ASIN : B000FC0WP6
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN : 0684832674
  • Lending : Not Enabled
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