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Although the book starts well it soon becomes self-indulgent and the references feel more like a gimmick over a relatively shallow story.

It is still pretty good though but don't expect to be blown away.
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The book is okay but has a lot of unfounded assertions (Nazi Physicists used the sounds of Big Ben in radio broadcasts to determine the weather in London? I couldn't find this anywhere else...)

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Ian Stewart
“If our brains were simple enough for us to understand them, we'd be so simple that we couldn't.”
Ian Stewart, The Collapse of Chaos: Discovering Simplicity in a Complex World

“The ruling passion of the age is to convert wealth into debt in order to
derive a permanent future income from it - to convert wealth that perishes
into debt that endures, debt that does not rot, costs nothing to maintain,
and brings in perennial interest.”
Frederick Soddy

“It is a curious thought that the earliest description of the steam-engine in antiquity describes its use for the magic opening of the temple doors, when the priests lit the fires on the altars, to deceive the populace into ascribing to a deity what was the work of the engineer. In much the same way today, the almost boundless fecundity of the creative scientific discoveries and inventions of the age are being appropriated for the purpose of the mysterious opening of doors into the holy of holies of the temples of mammon by a hierarchy of imposters and humbugs, whom it is the first task of a sane civilization to expose and clear out.”
Frederick Soddy, The Role of Money: What It Should Be, Contrasted with What It Has Become

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“Wil Wheaton Says: Don't be a dick.”
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“The ocean is a Turing machine, the sand is its tape; the water reads the marks in the sand and sometimes erases them and sometimes carves new ones with tiny currents that are themselves a response to the marks.”
Neal Stephenson, Cryptonomicon

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