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Ellen Ullman

Ellen Ullman has worked as a software engineer and consultant since 1978, Her writing has been published in Resisting the Virtual Life, Wired Woman, and in Harper's Magazine. She is a commenter on National Public Radio’s "All Things Considered."

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Close to the Machine
Technophilia and Its Discontents
Ellen Ullman
If there is such a thing as a typical computer programmer, Ellen Ullman is not it. She's female, a former communist, bisexual, old enough to be a twentysomething's mom, and not a nerd. She runs her own computer-consulting business in San Francisco...