Artículos Etiquetados en: „Micro-serfs“

Micro-serfs, Douglas Coupland

domingo, 2 abril 2006

I go by the Tootsie theory: that if you concoct a convincing online metapersonality on the Net, then the personality IS you. With so few things around nowadays to loan a person identity, the palette of identities you create for yourself in the vacuum of the Net – your menu of alternative “you’s” – actually IS you. Or an isotope of you. Or a photocopy of you.

Es decir, Berlin Smith es él mismo, o quien quiera que sea el que usa su nombre

(pag.327)

Bill is a moral force, a spectral force, a force that shapes, a force that molds,. A force with thick, thick glasses

Pensemos que toda nuestra vida transcurre mirando ventanas.

(pág. 3)

If machines would talk to us, what would they say?

(pág. 44)

Did the neutron bomb actually get built?

(pág. 86)

We’re human, we’re amnesia machines

(pág. 101)

I wonder if we oversentimentalize the power of books

Do you?

(pág. 141)

, Harper Perennial 2004