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The Scorch Trials
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The Maze Runner by James Dashner
The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1)
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Audiobook. Very good! Page-turner, lots of great ideas, and a good story kept me listening to the book in no time at all. Very recommended if you want to keep your mind of things.
Birth Skills by Juju Sundin
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Did not like this book at all. Read only the first couple of chapters, skimmed through the middle part, left out the end. Reason for dislike in one word: repetition. To be fair, the author tells you right at the beginning that they will repeat stuff, ...more
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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Gone Girl
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read in December, 2014
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Audiobook. Really nice read. Page turner (well, figuratively). [SPOILER ALERT] Was surprised by the revelation in the middle of the book. Despite what other's wrote on the internet, the story didn't lose any of its tension through this suprise. I rea ...more
Tribal Leadership by Dave Logan
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The Circle by Dave Eggers
The Circle
by Dave Eggers
read in November, 2014
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Audiobook. 1984 meets Google. Liked the dystopia, didn't like the polemic. Great symbolism (complete the circle; shark tank!). Fun listening to it.
What I Learned Losing A Million Dollars by Brendan Moynihan
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Audiobook. It was ok. General lesson in the book: never lose money. Another strong message behind this: don't make losses personal. I like the advice, but the package they are wrapped in in this book does not resonate with me. I didn't like Moynihan' ...more
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The Martian by Andy Weir
"It's easy to recognize that The Martian is written by a geek who loves space....

Don't get me wrong, I don't mean this in any negative way, but more of an appreciating type of way. For a self published book the amount of technical detail and realis..." Read more of this review »
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You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new
“You never change things by fighting the existing reality.
To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”
Buckminster Fuller

Richard P. Feynman
“You have no responsibility to live up to what other people think you ought to accomplish. I have no responsibility to be like they expect me to be. It's their mistake, not my failing.”
Richard P. Feynman, Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character

“Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.”
Narcotics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous

Bertrand Russell
“Science does not aim at establishing immutable truths and eternal dogmas; its aim is to approach the truth by successive approximations, without claiming that at any stage final and complete accuracy has been achieved.”
Bertrand Russell, Sceptical Essays

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