June 14, 2004
Thinking the box
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Timothy N. Hornyak: Loving the Machine: The Art and Science of Japanese Robots
Hornyak offers a detailed overview of Japanese robot development tracing the history of robotics all the way from the 1600's through today's modern, state-of-the-art wonders like Asimo.
'Black Bodies and Quantum Cats' is the type of book that inspired me to study physics as a child and enabled me to develop a life long love of science and technology.
Synthetic Worlds : The Business and Culture of Online Games
Who would have guessed that the modal demographic for online gamers is 40+ year old women? Or that billions of real dollars change hands between gamers as they buy and sell virtual items?
How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture
The Science of Finding True Fulfillment - Listened to the author being interviewed on the NPR Science Friday show via podcast. Very impressive.
Do You Speak American?
A great and often insightful exploration of the 'American' language
Podcasting is revolutionizing the way we communicate and even the way we think
The Man Behind the Microchip
Robert Noyce and the Invention of Silicon Valley - An excellent and extremely well written exploration into Robert Noyce and the industry he created that changed the world