A story about this — 9 years ago
7 out of 8 people (87%) think this is worth consuming…
Thought provoking ideas about the future with a compelling story set in Disneyworld. As one review said, you can see the outlines of his ideas for the future here today (if you know where to look). A very fun book.
I’ve never read the early ‘cyberpunk’ but I suspect this is making it redundant.
Great so far. Reading the PDA version, so I’m a little slower than usual. Groovy story, great concept.
(upon completion: great book, fun to read, excellent expansion upon much of the tech today.)
A fun, but sadly short, book. I dig the whole Whuffie concept, as well as the cloning and refresh your life from backup ideas . I just wish it were longer.
I’m currently reading the e-book on my Palm Pilot. If it’s good, I’ll find some way to send the author money, since I’d hate to buy the book after reading it just to show it’s worth it…
Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom is an unusual book for several reasons. First, it turns the entire concept of population control on its head. In the “Bitchun society” there is no more death. If you
Cool, if a bit short. I whipped through it in one night.
The best thing a book can do to a programmer is make em want to program something cool. I want my Whuffie meter.
After reading the sample chapters Cory released last year, I downloaded this book and started reading with relish when it was released Monday. My local bookstores don’t have it in stock, but I’ve ordered it. I’ll read it again when the hardcopy arrives. It’s that good.