I just finished one of the best books I’ve read in the last 10 years. It’s called Little Brother by Cory Doctorow. I would’ve enjoyed the book on its face, but it’s underlying themes really struck a chord Continue reading Abnormal is so common, it’s practically normal
From my ‘to be commented on’ articles: “Kevin Kelly has an interesting post about an archive designed with an estimated lifespan of 2,000 -10,000 years to serve future generations as a modern Rosetta Stone. The Rosetta disk contains analog ‘human-readable’ Continue reading Say What?
From Slashdot: “James Oliver Rigney Jr, author of the long-running fantasy series The Wheel of Time and better known to millions of fans by the pen name Robert Jordan, died on 16 Sept 2007 from cardiac amyloidosis. Jordan announced he Continue reading RIP Robert Jordan
How often do you go back an reread a book? Although I’ve read alot of books over the years, as time goes on, I find that while I remember the major/minor plot lines, I often forget the little details — Continue reading Gently Speaking..
I wouldn’t doubt it. Artists are always being screwed. Especially those without much business savy. Here’s a nod to you Peter. Loved the book. Loved the movie. Loved the soundtrack (even if that wasn’t you…) Even danced to it at my wedding. I’m quoting the entire original newspost rather than snipping it down. Sorry if it makes my post longer. Continue reading [Culture] Can this be true? I wouldn’t doubt it.
…That’s a pretty cool concept. We typically get our book recommendations from our friends, but why not use the resource of others? Granted, this is based on the premise that you’re interested in reading the same kinds of novels again, rather than a springboard of other books read by people who enjoyed this one… Continue reading [Culture] In my freetime…