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Book Review: GIS For Dummies

GIS For Dummies, by Michael N. DeMers I must admit at the outset that I am not part of this book’s target demographic, which is people who are working for companies or who run companies that are looking to adopt … Continue reading

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Book Review: Will Computers Revolt?

Will Computers Revolt?  Preparing For The Future Of Artificial Intelligence, by Charles J. Simon [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Reedsy Discovery for the purposes of review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As someone who … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cradle To Cradle

Cradle To Cradle:  Remaking The Way We Make Things, by William McDonough & Michael Braungart There are times where writers forget the sort of audience that they are writing to with serious consequences and such is the case with this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Consider The Fork

Consider The Fork:  A History Of How We Cook And Eat, by Bee Wilson I must admit that I liked this book a great deal, since it tends to look at items we take for granted and ways of eating … Continue reading

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Book Review: Death In The Pot

Death In The Pot:  The Impact Of Food Poisoning On History, by Morton Satin There is a surprisingly large amount of importance that food poisoning has on the course of history, and this author demonstrates that there is a highly … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rare

Rare:  The High-Stakes Race To Satisfy Our Need For The Scarcest Metals On Earth, by Keith Veronese Admittedly, I would not consider myself to be as knowledgeable about the state of conflict metals or the current Chinese domination of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Moveable Feasts

Moveable Feasts:  From Ancient Rome To The 21st Century, The Incredible Journeys Of The Food We Eat, by Sarah Murray It may be said fairly that the author is perhaps the exact opposite in her views to that of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Engines Of War

Engines Of War:  How Wars Were Won & Lost On The Railways, by Christian Wolmar As someone who is interested in the intersection of war and logistics and transportation, I am surprised that more books have not come my way … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ultimate History Of Video Games

The Ultimate History Of Video Games:  The Story Behind The Craze That Touched OUr Lives And Changed The World, by Steven L. Kent One thing to note about this book is that although it is massive in scope at about … Continue reading

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Book Review: Door To Door

Door To Door:  The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World Of Transportation, by Edward Humes This book would have been a much better book had the author not tipped his hand repeatedly to show his bias against passenger vehicles.  Adopting the usual … Continue reading

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