Posts Tagged As #review
- Taste of 2023Some of my highlights from last year - books, movies, exhibitions, travel, and more."
- The Shapeless UneaseA novel of disorienting time dilation where days and nights coalesce into a maddening blur.
- Taste of 2022Some of my highlights from last year - books, movies, exhibitions, travel, and more."
- To Catch a Mouse Make a Noise Like a CheeseThe adman who launched 1,000 computers when no one else could
- Nineteen Eighty-FourOrwell's flawed masterpiece remains a haunting allegory of our times.
- Getting Started with OAuth 2.0This is a fine cookbook, but you won't learn how to cook.
- Essays in IdlenessA modest book that changed the way I write.
- Music in the Castle of HeavenGardiner's tome is a deep exploration of Bach's prodigious cantata cycles, the St. John Passion, the St. Matthew Passion, and the B minor Mass.
- Everyday Information ArchitectureEveryday Information Architecture favors case studies over a deep dive into the methodology behind good decision making.
- The Intention EconomyThe Intention Economy offers a vision of a privacy-respecting internet based on consumer dynamics. This book is at its most potent as a historical analysis and weakest as a utopian dream.
- Fix My CodeEngineering alone can't fix what's wrong with the internet.
- A Short Treatise Inviting the Reader to Discover the Subtle Art of GoA time capsule of the moment when Go arrived in France and a refreshing look at the ancient game.
- Double StarDouble Star is story of intrigue and deception that fails to inspire or entertain.
- A House in the MountainsA detailed account of the Italian civil war during the last-gasps of fascism that unfortunately falls flat.
- Childhood's EndAn alien race brings peace on earth but at a significant cost to humanity.
- Be Here NowA reflection on Ram Dass' 1971 classic, "Be Here Now", and its connection to information and our state of being.