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[17 Jun 2004 | 2 Comments | ]

Currently reading Richard Feynman: The Meaning of It All. Mr Feynman won the nobel prize in 1965 for Physics. This book contains 3 “cross-over” lectures given in 1963. The sub-title of the book is “Thoughts of a citizen scientist” and indeed the ideas presented whilst thought-provoking are startling in their simplicity.
I have only read the first lecture but thus far but I’m already excited about this author and his writings. These lectures address science, philosophy, religeon, politics, curiosity, imagination and tie all these ideas together well.
In lecture one, Feynman …

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[23 Mar 2004 | No Comment | ]

Currently reading “Winning Chess Openings” by Bill Robertie
One of the better chess books I’ve read which explains the psychological intent behind the moves rather than the more mechanical positional threat. It’s a quick read and definitely opened my eyes a few times. I now know how utterly useless I am at chess.
Robertie is a pretty well recognized figure in the chess world from what I can see and claims “chess has allowed me to travel the world”.

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[17 Jan 2004 | No Comment | ]

Currently reading A Baby Owners Manual in anticipation of the new arrival. Personally I think they take the whole “baby is a computer” thing a little too far but there is some good information in there.
Should be any day now.

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[2 Dec 2003 | No Comment | ]

I’m currently reading After The Trade Is Made and
MCSD Training Guide (C#).
Listening to
Hail to the Thief by Radiohead
The Soul Cages by Sting
Harvest by Neil Young