Lodestar

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Abstract

Choice on an epic scale disoriented Firpo, and once inside the megastore’s maze of glittering electronics, he had to ask a salesman for help. Could the young man recommend the best automobile navigation system for a first-time user? The boy chewed on his mirth and eyed Firpo as if to say, You, Sir, are totally clueless, aren’t you? Firpo could neither confirm nor deny. “They all lease the same databases,” the clerk told him, pinching and zooming the air. “They do exactly the same thing.” It seemed a simple matter of picking the packaging you liked most. “They all lease the same databases,” the clerk told him, pinching and zooming the air. “They do exactly the same thing.” It seemed a simple matter of picking the packaging you liked most. Firpo liked the box that showed the streets of a sprawling city with a route in red floating above them.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAesthetics of Universal Knowledge
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Pages263-271
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9783319425955
ISBN (Print)9783319425948
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Bering strait
  • Bridge height
  • Music module
  • North atlantic gyre
  • Sale discount

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)
  • Computer Science(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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