The winner of January's iRacing screenshot contest is… "Subtle Differences" by @jaapgrolleman! pic.twitter.com/EX8m7kpHrS — iRacing.com (@iRacing) January 23, 2017
What sets Sagan (and Cosmos) apart from other science books is the sheer enthusiasm and context he provides. While the book is thick, and some chapters complicated, the storytelling power and ‘the bigger picture’ make this thing a pageturner.
In the first two weeks of this year, I’ve often looked back on my life in a very practical, non-philosophical way. I revisited my former schools in Google Streetview, I went through designs made years ago, I played a video game which the teenage-me also played, and I read emails sent a decade ago. Perhaps what triggered […]
In 2009, I was doing a six-month internship in Sydney, Australia, at Marketing Mechanics. Since Melbourne was really close, I bought tickets to the Australian Grand Prix. I arrived in a dirty and cheap hostel, and had a roommate from France, who was a huge Lewis Hamilton fan. I was reading a book from 2001 by […]
Shadow Puppets is good for Ender’s Game series addicts, albeit it’s quite fast-foody; fast, cheap, okay but that great. Card’s personal views about marriage are very present in this book (outside his books, he’s openly homophobic), but this shouldn’t bother you. If you’d only want to read books that agree with your personal view, your […]