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My Chromebook Experience

I was listening to Hacker Public Radio episode #3242, which was a lengthy look at Chromebooks by a couple of Linux folks, who were on the whole pretty happy with the experience. This may surprise some folks, but I was … Continue reading

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My Review of How Google Works

How Google Works by Eric Schmidt My rating: 4 of 5 stars Google started as the project of graduate students at Stanford, but as it became successful and grew they realized they needed some managerial assistance, and this book comes … Continue reading

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My Review of What Technology Wants

What Technology Wants by Kevin Kelly My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is an interesting read if you don’t mind a bit of teleology. Kelly conceives of technology like an organism, which he calls the technium: “The technium is … Continue reading

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My Review of What the Dormouse Said: How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped the Personal Computer Industry

What the Dormouse Said: How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped the Personal Computer Industry by John Markoff My rating: 4 of 5 stars This was just a fun break from serious reading, but I quite enjoyed it. Before Steve Jobs, before … Continue reading

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