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Zen Computer
Zen Computer
Author: Philip Toshio Sudo
Zen teaching is said to be like a finger pointing to the moon. Do not concentrate on the finger, zen masters say, or you'll miss the moon in all its heavenly glory. In other words, zen is only a guide to the truth, not the truth itself.Let the arrow on your computer screen remind you of a finger pointing to the moon. With the proper fr...  more »Anyone who has ever cursed a computer will benefit from Zen Computer, with its soothing approach to living calmly amid the constant upheavals of new technology. In a simple, easy-to-read style, Philip Toshio Sudo shows how the ancient principles of zen philosophy apply to the modern science of bits and bytes, helping computer novices and the techno-savvy alike deal with everything from computer crashes to major life changes.Divided into short, concise chapters, the book includes a user's guide to mindful computing and features "The Seven Rules of Zen Computer." Quotes from thinkers such as Blaise Pascal, Albert Einstein, and Bill Gates illustrate the links between Western science and Eastern philosophy, making Zen Computer accessible to all readers, regardless of their familiarity with zen.Filled with zen stories, samurai maxims, and beautiful artwork that combines Japanese brush painting with digital imagery, Zen Computer shows us how the interface between the traditional and technological can be found right here, right now.Open the book to any page and begin reading. You'll never look at your computer the same way again.
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ISBN-13: 9780684854090
ISBN-10: 0684854090
Publication Date: 7/6/1999
Pages: 224
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Publisher: Simon Schuster
Book Type: Hardcover
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