Microserfs: A Novel

Microserfs: A Novel

Douglas Coupland


They are Microserfs—six code-crunching desktop whizzes who spend upward of 16 hours an afternoon "coding" and consuming "flat" meals (food which, like Kraft singles, could be handed beneath closed doorways) as they fearfully experiment corporation email to profit even if the good invoice goes to "flame" certainly one of them. yet now there is a probability to develop into innovators rather than cogs within the gargantuan Microsoft computer. The intrepid Microserfs are outstanding out on their own—living jointly in a shared electronic flophouse as they desperately try and domesticate well-rounded lives and locate love amid the dislocated, subhuman whir and buzz in their computer-driven world.

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