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Ready Player One 13 February, 2015

Rearranging my reading list to mix up the content and genre was definitely a good idea. Ready Player One got bumped up in my queue because…

An Officer and a Spy 08 February, 2015

Historical fiction is a strange genre. The first example of this that I remember reading was The Agony and the Ecstasy . That was a very…

Everything I Never Told You 01 February, 2015

I really need to stop reading books about families with dead daughters. I have read 8 books so far this year and 3 of them have their main…

See How Small 30 January, 2015

See How Small is Amazon's Spotlight pick for January 2015, whatever that means. Basically, there was a list on Amazon of books and I picked…

The Martian 26 January, 2015

Somehow The Martian ended up on my reading list and I am quite happy that it did. I found it difficult to put down, even more so that some…

I Am Pilgrim 19 January, 2015

Focus is one of the attributes that I like most about myself. It allows me to drop out of the rest of the world and engross myself in a book…

Sharp Objects 12 January, 2015

A couple years ago I picked up Gone Girl and was quite impressed. It was the kind of book that was really hard to put down, and more than…

Fifty Shades of Grey 11 January, 2015

This may seem like a bit of an odd choice for me to read, but I've been wondering what the big fuss was about this series of books…

Silicon Wasteland 07 January, 2015

I have recently become more disillusioned with the culture around me and which I am a part. When I was working at Facebook, I had…

American Sniper 04 January, 2015

I had heard about the story of Chris Kyle through various sources over the past couple years, but I had never got around to reading this…

Waiting For Godot 01 January, 2015

Through a series of comedic errors I was recommended the play Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett. I had never heard of it before it was…

End of an era 19 December, 2014

It has officially been over a month now so I feel ready to write about this, after 7 years and 8 months, Lauren and I have broken up. I know…

Markdown Flavored Literate Haskell 18 August, 2014

I have been playing around with literate Haskell recently while working on some exercises in Types and Programming Languages . The book…

10 ways Facebook is actually the devil 04 July, 2014

There recently was a bit of controversy over a paper that was published by some researchers at Facebook. In the press there was mostly misinformation and alarmist pieces of yellow journalism. This post is about how my name was used to further the agenda of a disingenuous Wall Street Journal reporter by taking what I said out of context.

Everything Quiet 21 June, 2014

I have recently started reading Quiet , a book about introversion. I am an introvert, something that has always been clear to me, and in…

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