Tag Archives: books

Your mileage may vary

The corona-cancellation of travel, for both work and holiday, at least means I’m making some progress on a long-standing “to do” list.  I’m fortunate; we have a loft space where I can work, and my kids are old enough to … Continue reading

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Book Shambles

I did a Book Shambles with Robin Ince and Josie Long, which you can hear here. Hear hear. Ostensibly we were discussing “A Map of the Invisible”, though it starts with me denying the allotment allegation, and pretty much shambles … Continue reading

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Brief Answers to the Big Questions by Stephen Hawking – review

Back in the Guardian (well, the Observer actually) with a review of Stephen Hawking’s final book . A couple of paragraphs didn’t make the edit; no complaints from me about that, but I put them here mainly for the sake of … Continue reading

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Playful Explorations

Originally posted on NearcticTraveller:
Atom Land: A Guided Tour Through the Strange (And Impossibly Small) World of Particle Physics by Jon Butterworth. The Experiment. New York. 2018. A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age by Jimmy…

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