That sounds like 1940s SF, but it's become the world." ===Allusions to history, geography, and science=== The book takes place first at Microsoft in Redmond, Washington (near Seattle) and then Silicon Valley (near San Francisco).


Set in the early 1990s, it captures the state of the technology industry before Windows 95, and anticipates the dot-com bubble of the late 1990s. The novel is presented in the form of diary entries maintained on a PowerBook by the narrator, Daniel.


Coupland first noticed that his art school friends were working in computers in 1992. ===Digital faith=== Coupland's research turned up links to the themes of Life After God.


It first appeared in short story form as the cover article for the January 1994 issue of Wired magazine and was subsequently expanded to full novel length.


Microserfs, published by HarperCollins in 1995, is an epistolary novel by Douglas Coupland.


Oop! is a Lego-like design program, allowing dynamic creation of many objects, bearing a resemblance to 2009's Minecraft (Coupland appears on the rear cover of the novel's hardcover editions photographed in Denmark's Legoland Billund, holding a Lego 777.). One of the undercurrents of the plot is Daniel and his family's relationship to Jed, Daniel's younger brother who died in a boating accident while they were children. ==Characters== Daniel The book's narrator and main character.

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