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Review: An Economist Gets Lunch by Tyler Cowen

I recently read “An Economist Gets Lunch: New Rules For Foodies” by Tyler Cowen, a professor of economics at George Mason University. The blurb at Amazon made it sound like something right up my alley: Tyler Cowen discusses everything from … Continue reading

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Freedom(TM)

Just finished Daniel Suarez’s Freedom(TM), the sequel to Daemon, which I reviewed here. The story picks up right where Daemon ended, but this book is more of a political story than a gaming and technology story. Like Daemon, this is … Continue reading

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Daemon

I just finished reading Daemon by Daniel Suarez, a story about a computer daemon (automatically running program) that wreaks havoc in the world. The book has a similar theme to Neal Stephenson’s Reamde: massively multi person role playing computer games … Continue reading

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Reamde

I read the new Neal Stephenson novel, Reamde, over the holidays. It is less intricate than other recent Stephenson novels and more action-oriented. In other words, it is more Snow Crash than System of the World. What caught my eye … Continue reading

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