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BookList – Entry 6 & 7: “Outliers” & “Talent is Overrated”

Here’s a video review I saw on OpenCulture for two books which I really enjoyed, “Outliers” and “Talent is Overrated“. It’s a little tongue in cheek, with a bit of profanity, but it made me laugh and remember how much … Continue reading

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BookList – Entry 8: Wired for War

If you’ve seen either of my recent robotics projects then you might suspect I have some slight fascination with the more exotic forms our technology can take. Which it not to say that I don’t have reservations, nor do I … Continue reading

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BookList – Entry 5: The Daemon

I heard about this book while listening to a talk the author gave at a “Long Now Foundation” meeting via their iTunes podcast. Apparently, Stewart Brand got an early copy and it was passed around enough to gain quite a … Continue reading

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BookList – Entry 4: Starship Troopers

I know it’s been quite some time since I did my last review.  It’s not that I haven’t been reading, quite the opposite in fact. My wife and I have been enjoying access to a great library system. I told … Continue reading

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Booklist – Entry 3.5: “Habits of the High-Tech Heart”

I’d like to take this brief interlude to make a painful admission to you. You may be asking how one could have a “.5” book review… Well, I opened a book but actually didn’t read it! In my youth, such … Continue reading

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