A few brief reviews of some recent reads: Tony Hawks’ Round Ireland with a Fridge, Frank Herbert’s Dune Trilogy, Ethel Lina White’s The Lady Vanishes & The Spiral Staircase, and Frans de Waal’s Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?
Reviews of all shapes, sorts and sizes.
Looking at one aspect of The Blind Watchmaker: what makes an understanding of evolution require something bordering on belief?
Amazing blend of all the catchiest tunes from 2014.
A review of The Numerati, a look at the business of big data mining and the impact it could potentially have on the world.
Uncommon People is a collection of Eric Hobsbawm’s essays spanning the majority of his long…