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Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now

Amazon US Author: Jaron Lanier

Date Read: 2020 May

Rating: 7/10

I am very skeptical of social media and now I have more and better reasons to be. Jaron Lanier has been a pioneering figure in silicon valley, and an early developer in the Virtual Reality space.

Interesting points


House of Suns

[House of Suns][Amazon US] Author: Alastair Reynolds

Date Read: 2020 May

Rating: 9/10

Picked this up at the recommendation of a friend. This was the first Alastair Reynolds book I’ve read and it won’t be the last. The author exhibits a masterful use of language, using just the right words and phrases to paint a huge picture. It was a wonderful read. Spanning some six million years, the book follows the story of Abigail Gentian.

It reminded me of elements of Dune and Cormac Mccarthy.


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