Daily Archives: November 21, 2012

The Two Waves Of Technology

Looking through the course of history, technology seems to exist in two waves, the first of which increases freedom and the second of which decreases it. Of course, my musing today on this rather grim and unpleasant subject was prompted … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: Pirate Alley

Pirate Alley: Commanding Task Force 151 Off Somalia, by Rear Admiral Terry McKnight US Navy (Retired) and Michael Hirsh This is the fourth book I have received from the Naval Historical Society to review, and I requested this book for … Continue reading

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