[Read] ➪ Microserfs ➲ Douglas Coupland – Bluevapours.co.uk Narrated in the form of a Powerbook entry by Dan Underwood, a computer programmer for Microsoft, this state of the art novel about life in the s follows the adventures of six code crunching computer w Narrated in the form of a Powerbook entry by Dan Underwood, a computer programmer for Microsoft, this state of the art novel about life in the s follows the adventures of six code crunching computer whizzes Known as Microserfs, they spend upward ofhours a day coding writing software as they eat flat foods such as Kraft singles, which can be passed underneath closed doors and fearfully scan the company email to see what the great Bill might be thinking and whether he is going to flame one of them Seizing the chance to be innovators instead of cogs in the Microsoft machine, this intrepid bunch strike out on their own to form a high tech start up company named Oop in Silicon Valley Living together in a sort of digital flophouse Our House of Wayward Mobility they desperately try to cultivate well rounded lives and find love amid the dislocated, subhuman whir and buzz of their computer driven worldFunny, illuminating and ultimately touching, Microserfs is the story of one generation s very strange and claustrophobic coming of age.
Douglas Coupland is Canadian, born on a Canadian Air Force base near Baden Baden, Germany, on December , In his family moved to Vancouver, Canada, where he continues to live and work Coupland has studied art and design in Vancouver, Canada, Milan, Italy and Sapporo, Japan His first novel, Generation X, was published in March of Since then he has published nine novels and several non fiction books in languages and most countries on earth He has written and performed for the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford, England, and in resumed his practice as a visual artist, with exhibitions in spaces in North America, Europe and Asia marks the premiere of the feature film Everything s Gone Green, his first story written specifically for the screen and not adapted from any previous work A TV series one hour episodes based on his novel, jPod premieres on the CBC in January, Retrieved , May , , from.
- 371 pages
- Douglas Coupland
- 20 November 2018 Douglas Coupland