I managed to finish The Scarecrow by Michael Connelly last night and read 174 pages of Neal Stephenson’s new book, Seveneves. I’ve been waiting for this book for a while. I get the feeling that I will finish it quite quickly.
It was with great trepidation that I heard that Neal Stephenson was going to write another science-fiction novel, finally. I still regard Anathem one of his best novels (of which I have at least 3 different versions, 2 physical, 1 digital), but he has written so many great ones over the years.
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It was with slight misgivings that I started reading Blood Work again. I had read it after the movie based on this book was released. I wasn’t that impressed with Clint Eastwood’s interpretation of Terry McCaleb, but there was something about the plot that was stirring. Clint Eastwood’s portrayal of someone who had a heart transplant boiled down to him rubbing his chest a lot, where the scar would have been.
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Published March 11, 2015
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Tags: Apple, computers, event, iOS, MacBook, OS, technology, watch
Just like almost everyone in the technology world and beyond, I spent time watching the liveblog of the Apple Watch event a few days ago. First things first, the new 12″ MacBook looks great. It fits in great with the current product line, and it will be a great replacement for my MacBook Pro 17, when combined with an iMac 27 Retina.
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As I was lying in my bed last night, reading The Man in the High Castle, I started missing reading about the Void. Unlike Reynolds, who has completely abandoned his magnum opus, Revelation Space, Hamilton has spent time developing even further.
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The tribe comes back and Tony says that he voted for Trish. He says he voted strategically. Trish wasn’t a good choice to take to the final four.
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Published May 17, 2014
The plan to get rid of Tony got sidetracked because Kass realized that taking him to the end would be great because no one would vote for him. Spencer wants to know why. The others tell him that they already had an alliance.
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Published May 11, 2014
Back at camp, the main alliance is still reeling from another blindside. Kass doesn’t like the way it went down. Kass also didn’t like the way that it’s going for her. She starts talking back to Tony.
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