About Technology

Posted on Mon, 24 Oct 2011 in Technology

While reading Public Parts by Jeff Jarvis I stumbled upon this little gem from one of my favorite authors.

Anything that is in the world when you're born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works.
Anything that's invented between when you're …


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Man I love ePub

Posted on Sun, 14 Nov 2010 in Books • Tagged with ePub, iPhone, Lisp, MIT, PragProg, Programming, Smalltalk, Stanza

sicp-coverI recently listened to a very interesting podcast from the Pragmatic Programmers featuring an interview with Uncle Bob. At the end they talked about a book Robert had recommended at the most recent RailsConf called Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs.

It's an older book but it sounded like a …


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Did you remember?

Posted on Tue, 25 May 2010 in Books • Tagged with 42, HG2G, Towelday

Utility Towel


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Pick of the week: Snow Crash

Posted on Fri, 24 Jul 2009 in Pick of the week • Tagged with Cyberpunk, Science Fiction

Snow CrashThis weeks pick is a book - you know those analog ((If you prefer digital you can get it from Audible.com or from iTunes)) thingies that doesn't require batteries. My pick is Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson and this is quite possibly the best science fiction novel I have ever …


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Don't forget your towel!

Posted on Sun, 24 May 2009 in Books

42 Utility TowelTomorrow is May 25th, also known as Towel Day amongst friends. This is the day where we celebrate the life and works of my favorite author of all time Douglas Adams ((Douglas is the reason for my weird obsession with the number 42)). Douglas is the author of The Hitchhiker's …


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Pragmatic Books now in ePub!

Posted on Thu, 26 Mar 2009 in Books • Tagged with iPhone, PragProg

Pragmatic book pileA few days ago I tweeted about the latest news from the Pragmatic Programmers. This morning I received the official newsletter in my inbox with all the details. All of the Pragmatic Programmers eBooks are now available in the ePub and mobi formats as well as PDF. And whats even …


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The Da vinci Junkie

Posted on Wed, 08 Mar 2006 in Books

I know this cute girl, who thinks she might be mainstream , actually I live with her, and I would definitely say no. Recently she picked up The Da vinci Code , and she haven't been able to put it down until she finished it yesterday evening. Every free moment, every time …


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