The Secret Life

The Secret Life

Three True Stories of the Digital Age

Book - 2017
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In The Secret Life: Three True Stories, the essayist and novelist Andrew O’Hagan issues three bulletins from the porous border between cyberspace and IRL. “Ghosting” introduces us to the beguiling and divisive Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, whose autobiography the author agrees to ghostwrite with unforeseen―and unforgettable―consequences. “The Invention of Ronnie Pinn” finds the author using the actual identity of a deceased young man to construct an entirely new one in cyberspace, leading him on a journey deep into the Web’s darkest realms. And “The Satoshi Affair” chronicles the strange case of Craig Wright, the Australian Web developer who may or may not be the mysterious inventor of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto―and who may or may not be willing, or even able, to reveal the truth. -- Amazon.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017
Edition: First American edition
ISBN: 9780374277918
Branch Call Number: Technology 302.3 OHa


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debwalker Aug 12, 2017

3 vivid portraits from the dark Web. Unlovely detail about Julian Assange. "He didn't once take his dirty plate to the sink.". Guess that's for the little people aka women.


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