The Resource Bit rot : stories + essays, Douglas Coupland

Bit rot : stories + essays, Douglas Coupland

Label
Bit rot : stories + essays
Title
Bit rot
Title remainder
stories + essays
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Coupland
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Bit Rot, a new collection from Douglas Coupland that explores the different ways 20th-century notions of the future are being shredded, is a gem of the digital age. Reading Bit Rot feels a lot like bingeing on Netflix ... you can't stop with just one. 'Bit rot' is a term used in digital archiving to describe the way digital files can spontaneously and quickly decompose. As Coupland writes, 'Bit rot also describes the way my brain has been feeling since 2000, as I shed older and weaker neurons and connections and enhance new and unexpected ones.' Bit Rot the book explores the ways humanity tries to make sense of our shifting consciousness. Coupland, just like the Internet, mixes forms to achieve his ends. Short fiction is interspersed with essays on all aspects of modern life."--
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NPC
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Coupland, Douglas
Dewey number
818.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.C663
LC item number
B58 2016
Literary form
mixed forms
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Popular culture
  • Canadian fiction
  • Canadian fiction
  • Canadian literature
  • Canadian literature
Target audience
adult
Label
Bit rot : stories + essays, Douglas Coupland
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Before we begin... -- Vietnam -- Black goo -- The short, brutal life of the Channel Three news team -- Nine readers -- Nine point zero -- Smells -- Coffee & cigarettes -- Public speaking -- Shiny -- Notes on relationships in the twenty-first century -- Fear of windows -- Creep -- Stamped -- Future blips -- Futurosity -- Worcestershistershire -- Bulk memory -- The mell -- The anti-ghosts -- Little black ghost -- NEw moods -- Beef rock -- Globalization is fun! -- Unclassy -- Wonkr -- Yield: a story about cornfields -- The 2 1/2th dimension -- Living big -- the end of the golden age of payphones -- The ones that got away -- 666! -- Dueling duals -- George Washington's extreme makeover -- George Washington's extreme makeover (pilot script) -- Pot -- Got a life -- Peace -- iF-iW eerF -- Stuffed -- Superman and the kryptonite martinis -- McWage -- Lotto -- Frugal -- Zoë hears the truth -- IQ -- My TV -- The preacher and his mistress -- 5,149 days ago: air travel post-9/11 -- Glide -- Klass warfare -- 3.14159265358 -- The great money flush or 2016 -- Ick -- Grexit -- World War $ -- The man who lost his story -- The valley -- 3 1/2 fingers -- An excerpt of Search -- Bit rot -- Bartholomew is right there at the dawn of language -- Temp -- Retail -- Trivial -- Über that red dot -- 361 -- My name -- Mrs. McCarthy and Mrs. Brown -- An app called Yoo -- Afterword / by Samuel Saelmakers
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
416 pages
Isbn
9780399575808
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)974211008
  • 1564446
  • (OCoLC)ocn974211008
  • 1564446
Label
Bit rot : stories + essays, Douglas Coupland
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Before we begin... -- Vietnam -- Black goo -- The short, brutal life of the Channel Three news team -- Nine readers -- Nine point zero -- Smells -- Coffee & cigarettes -- Public speaking -- Shiny -- Notes on relationships in the twenty-first century -- Fear of windows -- Creep -- Stamped -- Future blips -- Futurosity -- Worcestershistershire -- Bulk memory -- The mell -- The anti-ghosts -- Little black ghost -- NEw moods -- Beef rock -- Globalization is fun! -- Unclassy -- Wonkr -- Yield: a story about cornfields -- The 2 1/2th dimension -- Living big -- the end of the golden age of payphones -- The ones that got away -- 666! -- Dueling duals -- George Washington's extreme makeover -- George Washington's extreme makeover (pilot script) -- Pot -- Got a life -- Peace -- iF-iW eerF -- Stuffed -- Superman and the kryptonite martinis -- McWage -- Lotto -- Frugal -- Zoë hears the truth -- IQ -- My TV -- The preacher and his mistress -- 5,149 days ago: air travel post-9/11 -- Glide -- Klass warfare -- 3.14159265358 -- The great money flush or 2016 -- Ick -- Grexit -- World War $ -- The man who lost his story -- The valley -- 3 1/2 fingers -- An excerpt of Search -- Bit rot -- Bartholomew is right there at the dawn of language -- Temp -- Retail -- Trivial -- Über that red dot -- 361 -- My name -- Mrs. McCarthy and Mrs. Brown -- An app called Yoo -- Afterword / by Samuel Saelmakers
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
416 pages
Isbn
9780399575808
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)974211008
  • 1564446
  • (OCoLC)ocn974211008
  • 1564446

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