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Gaslighting Nathan

I first became familiar with the term gaslighting through an unusual source.  During my college years, I purchased the first album from the band Steely Dan [1] during my lifetime, the aptly named “Two Against Nature.”  The first track on … Continue reading

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Book Review: What Falls From The Sky

What Falls From The Sky:  How I Disconnected from the Internet and Reconnected with the God Who Made the Clouds, by Esther Emery [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Container Principle

The Container Principle:  How A Box Changes The Way We Think, by Alexander Klose On the face of it, this book should have been an obvious one for me to appreciate.  After all, few people have had a life that … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Great International Math On Keys Book

The Great International Math On Keys Book, by Ralph A. Oliva, M. Dean LaMont, and Linda R. Fowler The year was 1976.  Texas Instruments had created hand calculators like the TI-30 and SR-40 Electronic Slide Rule Calculators, but faced a … Continue reading

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Taking A Bite Out Of The Apple

Perhaps I am simply more cranky and crochety these days than I used to be, but earlier today one of my international pen friends asked me about my thoughts on Apple and my reply was not particularly kind.  My general … Continue reading

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Book Review: Swords And Hilt Weapons

Swords And Hilt Weapons, by Michael D. Coe, Peter Connolly, Anthony Harding, Victor Harris, Donald J. LaRocca, Anthony North, Thom Richardson, Christopher Spring, and Frederick Wilkinson This is the kind of book that could easily become a mess with such … Continue reading

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Book Review: The History Of Chivalry And Armor

The History of Chivalry And Armor, by Dr. F. Kottenkamp, translated by A. Löwy In this book, which is somewhat equally divided between a text written in the 19th century by a German historian and translated for a contemporary audience … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Limits Of Artificial Intelligence

The Limits Of Artificial Intelligence, by Jacob T. Schwartz As someone who often ponders questions of design and intelligence from a variety of different angles [1], I am often intrigued by the problem of computers and artificial intelligence.  After all, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Think Like A Programmer

Think Like A Programmer:  An Introduction To Creative Problem Solving, by V. Anton Spraul It should go without saying that this book is most of benefit to someone who is a computer programmer, and especially someone who is skilled enough … Continue reading

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Book Review: Creative Blogging

Creative Blogging:  Your First Steps To A Successful Blog, by Heather Wright-Porto If you are a budding blogger and you want some practical tips on how to create a blog on several platforms and work on ways to monetize your … Continue reading

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