2015 Posts

Book review: Snow Crash, by Neal Stephenson

posted: October 31, 2015

tl;dr: A fun, visionary science fiction thriller that succeeds in both the virtual world and the real world...

Book review: Think Python, First Edition, by Allen B. Downey

posted: October 11, 2015

tl;dr: Definitely recommended as a great way for experienced programmers to quickly learn Python, or as a textbook for a first college-level computer science course (or advanced high school)...

Why I am a smartwatch skeptic

posted: September 24, 2015

Been there, done that.

I get a tinge of nostalgia as I watch Apple's efforts to market the Apple Watch, a revolutionary device that brings highly personalized information to one's wrist...