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Book Review: The End Of The Bronze Age

The End Of The Bronze Age:  Changes In Warfare And the Catastrophe CA. 1200 B.C, by Robert Drews This book is almost perfect, almost, but not quite.  As is all too often the case, a great deal of professional historians … Continue reading

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Book Review: Consuming The Congo

Consuming The Congo:  War And Conflict Minerals In The World’s Deadliest Place, by Peter Eichstaedt This is by no means a bad book, but it is a book that is very disappointing and one that reveals that the author likely … Continue reading

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Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due: The All-In-One Audiobook

Most of the time when I discuss giving credit where credit is due, I tend to choose technologies where some credit is due [1].  Some of these technologies, like adapter plugs or flashing yellow turn signals, are technologies that get … Continue reading

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Preface: Demonology In Public Culture

Demons are something that the ordinary world talks about in a rather casual way.  For example, earlier this week I received an e-mail that examined the question of whether databases are demon possessed.  Pass.org, an organization that seeks to promote … Continue reading

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Book Review: Crossing The Chasm

Crossing The Chasm:  Marketing And Selling High-Tech Products To Mainstream Customers, by Geoffrey A. Moore One of the more common issues I have faced in life regarding technology is that people tend to assume I am far more ahead of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Writing Away

Writing Away:  A Creative Guide To Awakening The Journal-Writing Traveler, by Lavinia Spalding This book is disappointing, in that I expected this book to celebrate the process by which one can gain insights on better travel writing (something I do … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Power Of Off

The Power Of Off:  The Mindful Way To Stay Sane In A Virtual World, by Nancy Colier It is to be regretted that so many book which urge for mental health come with a New Age spin.  Indeed, it is … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Peter Frampton

There are a variety of groups that I tend to write about here in this particular series.  Some acts have a staggering degree of longevity of success and such obvious influence on other musical acts that makes it truly baffling … Continue reading

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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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