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Entries from Jan 2006

Malcolm Gladwell: Blink

23 Jan 2006 · 9 Comments

[editorial note: this review/essay/whatever was originally published as three separate entities over the course of a month.]
surprise benefits of pseudo-vegetarianism
I’ve been reading Malcolm Gladwell’s Blink in fits and starts over the past two months — it’s on the library’s short-term loan list, so I request it, read as much as I can before it’s due, [...]

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Tags: b-title · business · g-author · psychology

Steve Squyres: Roving Mars

21 Jan 2006 · 2 Comments

You could be excused for thinking that Roving Mars: Spirit, Opportunity, and the Exploration of the Red Planet is a science book. It’s got a Martian landscape on the front cover, and the author was the “Principal Investigator” of the projects it chronicles. If you’re not careful, you might even learn a little bit about [...]

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