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The Perfect Thing

How the iPod Shuffles Commerce, Culture, and Coolness

by Steven Levy

  • 124 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Technology And Society,
  • Interactive & Multimedia,
  • Social Aspects Of Music,
  • Technology,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Social Aspects - General,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Social Aspects,
  • Business & Economics / General,
  • Business/Economics,
  • iPod (Digital music player),
  • Genres & Styles - Electronic,
  • Industries - Computer Industry,
  • Apple Computer, Inc

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7948738M
    ISBN 100743285220
    ISBN 109780743285223


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