|| ||"Kathryn Barrett" <syngresspr-AT-oreilly.com>|
|| ||Syngress Releases "Richard Thieme's Islands in the Clickstream"|
|| ||Thu, 24 Jun 2004 10:21:23 -0700|
Syngress Publishing Announces the Release of "Richard Thieme's Islands in
the Clickstream: Reflections on Life in a Virtual World"
Single volume "best of Richard Thieme" now available
Contact: Amy Pedersen
Rockland, MA--Syngress Publishing, Inc., today announced the publication
of Richard Thieme's "Islands in the Clickstream: Reflections on Life in a
Virtual World" (ISBN: 1-931836-22-1).
Amy Pedersen, Co-Founder and Vice President, Syngress Publishing, said,
"Richard Thieme is one of the most visible commentators on technology and
society, appearing often on CNN, TechTV, and various other national media
outlets. He is also in great demand as a professional speaker, delivering
his Human Dimension of Technology talk to over 50,000 live audience
members each year. We are delighted that we could bring his numerous
devotees a single volume best of Richard Thieme!"
Multiple essays per chapter are arranged by topics:
Chapter 1: This is the Way the Internet Works
Chapter 2: Computer-Mediated Living: The Digital Filter
Chapter 3: Doing Business Digitally
Chapter 4: Hacking and the Passion for Knowledge
Chapter 5: Digital Spirituality
Chapter 6: Mostly True Predictions
Chapter 7: The Psychology of Digital Life: Identity and Destiny
Chapter 8: Political Implications
Chapter 9: The Dark Side of the Moon and Beyond
Chapter 10: Technology Gets Personal
Here are some of the early accolades for "Richard Thieme's Islands in the
Clickstream: Reflections on Life in a Virtual World":
Richard Thieme takes us to the edge of cliffs we know are there but rarely
visit ... he wonderfully weaves life, mystery, and passion through digital
and natural worlds with creativity and imagination. This is delightful and
deeply thought-provoking reading full of "aha!" insights.
--Clinton C. Brooks, Former Senior Advisor for Homeland Security and
Assistant Deputy Director, NSA
Richard Thieme sees deeply into the nature of the human spirit and
expresses with great clarity what he observes.
--Joel Garreau, cultural revolution correspondent, The Washington Post
Richard Thieme speaks to the heart. His words more than inspire, they
teach us how to think. The reader is left reeling, dizzy with insight.
--Robin Roberts, former head of Information Security R&D, CIA
Thieme's ability to be open-minded, conspiratorial, ethical, and
subversive all at the same time is very inspiring.
--Jeff Moss, CEO, Black Hat, Inc.
PRICE: $29.95 U.S.
PAGE COUNT: 256 PP
About the Author
Richard Thieme is a business consultant, writer, and professional speaker
focused on the impact of computer technology on organizations, societies,
and one's own self. Richard conveys wisdom clearly and simply in a
complicated industry, exploring topics from innovation to evolution,
modernization to love. "Islands in the Clickstream" portrays the intricate
relationship between man and machine, drawing on Thieme's experiences as
an Episcopal priest, a father and husband, a professional speaker, a
traveler, and a man to convey his message of "living on the edge."
Syngress Publishing (www.syngress.com), headquartered in Rockland,
Massachusetts, is an independent publisher of print and electronic
reference materials for Information Technology professionals seeking skill
enhancement and career advancement. Distributed throughout Europe, Asia,
the U.S. and Canada, Syngress titles have been translated into twenty
languages. The company's pioneering customer support program,
firstname.lastname@example.org, extends the value of every Syngress title with
regular information updates and customer-driven author forums. For more
information on Syngress products, contact Amy Pedersen at 781-681-5151 or
email email@example.com. Syngress books are distributed in the United
States and Canada by O'Reilly Media, Inc.
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