What Just Happened: A Chronicle from the Information Frontier
Publish Date: 2003-06-10
Author: James Gleick
For the past decade change seemed to happen over night, every night. Fueled by the exponential rise of technology, the digital revolution was difficult for many to make sense of, but James Gleick watched and analyzed, criticized and commended, participated in and prophesized about the instantaneous transformations of the world as we knew it.
What Just Happened is a collection of Gleicks articles from this equally exciting and terrifying decaderemember Y2K?that range from condemnations of maddeningly pervasive bugs in Microsoft software to the invisible shackles we wear in an Inescapably Connected world. Combining insight and reason with wit and passion, What Just Happened is an essential tour of our technology-driven mania.