Monthly Archives: May 2010

Spam good?

I have to wonder: does getting spam comments mean anything good? Obviously, the comments themselves are annoying to deal with. See them, read for a second and then get infuriated that they are there, and then delete them. But wait… … Continue reading

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Indirect communication has benefits

There always seems to be an argument over whether electronic communications are good or bad for our communication skills with other people. I’m going to ignore that debate for this, and talk about something else. The benefit to not seeing, … Continue reading

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Review: A Miracle of Rare Design

I’ve finished 3 books in 4 days. Interesting. Anyways: I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect with this. It’s a sci-fi work by Mike Resnick – this is the first work of his I’ve read. I got this for a … Continue reading

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Review: The Art of Racing in the Rain

I read this book starting last night, ending this afternoon. It was fun, emotional, and a tear-jerker. And I couldn’t put it down. Whether you think it’s good or not, your cup of tea or not (and it certainly isn’t … Continue reading

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Review: The Name of the Rose

Yes, it is ironic I’m writing a review just a few days after expressing concern about low-rated reviews from “outsider” critics. To follow-up, most of what I meant was of critics of one type of art trying to impose their … Continue reading

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