Daily Archives: September 26, 2020

Like Cavemen Discovering Fire

Earlier today I had the chance to witness something very entertaining, and that is the glories of @pmt, or the function that one uses to calculate payments and compound interest. There were four people involved. Two of them were young … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Human Being Died That Night

A Human Being Died That Night: A South African Woman Confronts The Legacy Of Apartheid, by Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela There is a fundamental problem at the heart of this book, and it is a problem that threatens the legitimacy of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: When She Was White

When She Was White: The Story Of A Family Divided By Race, by Judith Stone [Spoiler alert.] She never was white. This book is a strange case of a book written about a celebrity case of racial categorization from the … Continue reading

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Book Review: After Freedom: The Rise Of The Post-Apartheid Generation In South Africa

After Freedom: The Rise Of The Post-Apartheid Generation In South Africa, by Katherine S. Newman and Ariane De Lannoy Like many who have written on the recent history of South Africa [1], the authors come away from their story with … Continue reading

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