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Book Review: USS Lexington (CV/CVA-16)

USS Lexington (CV/CVA-16): From World War II To Present-Day Museum Ship (Legends Of Warfare: Naval), by David Doyle Before reviewing this book, I think it is worthwhile to point out that as a reviewer I have some advantages in appreciating … Continue reading

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Ziply Fibber

Yesterday morning I was irritated when I woke up to find that I had no internet at home. This is an occasional experience but not a terribly common one, and I figured I would check it out when I got … Continue reading

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Book Review: Confessions Of A Crypto-Millionaire

Confessions of A Crypto-Millionaire, by Dan Conway [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookSirens in exchange for an honest review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] In reading this book I was reminded of a friend … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cyber Smart

Cyber Smart:  Five Habits To Protect Your Family, Money, And Identity From Criminals, by Bart R. McDonough [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookSirens.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] It should be stated at the … Continue reading

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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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