Tag Archives: technology

Observers Of The Breakdown

For a variety of reasons I tend to find myself around broken things a lot [1].  I have often wondered if the experience of brokenness and the recognition of it are related to the experience of seeing oneself as surrounded … Continue reading

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Book Review: Zen Camera

Zen Camera:  Creative Awakening With A Daily Practice In Photography, by David Ulrich [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Watson-Guptill.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] When I first read this book I was … Continue reading

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Book Review: Company

Company, by Max Barry After writing two novels [1] dealing with real companies before which he had to write abject disclaimer notices begging the companies not to sue him for the ridiculous and over-the-top activities that he wrote about, Max … Continue reading

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Book Review: Machine Man

Machine Man, by Max Barry Having read a couple of the author’s books a couple of times already [1], I was somewhat prepared for the approach the author would take here.  If you have read any of the author’s works, … Continue reading

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Game Show

Yesterday a couple of my coworkers were telling me about an online game show app where people answer a series of twelve questions in search of real money.  I looked up the game and found out that a version of … Continue reading

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Book Review: African-American Inventions That Changed The World

African American Inventions That Changed The World:  Influential Inventors And Their Revolutionary Inventions, by Michael A. Carson [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] The first question to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Biomimicry

Biomimicry:  Innovation Inspired By Nature, by Janine M. Benyus I want to make it plain at the outset that I did not like this book.  Reading this book was a frustrating experience for many reasons.  For one, the tone of … Continue reading

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Book Review: To Engineer Is Human

To Engineer Is Human:  The Role Of Failure In Successful Design, by Henry Petroski Although my work world has not reflected my educational background in engineering for some time, from time to time I enjoy reading books about engineering, and … Continue reading

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Nathan Has A Font

Earlier today I received a message from a friend of mine telling me that I had a font.  Since no one had informed me of this before, I was a bit concerned.  My handwriting tends not to be very good … Continue reading

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More Tales From The Crypt

I had thought that when I previously wrote about bitcoin [1] and about debates over its longevity and legitimacy that it would be the end of it, but as it happens I have more that I want to say about … Continue reading

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