FTW ftw, or Why Cory Doctorow is my New Idol

For The Win by Cory Doctorow My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’m only about 1/3 of the way through this novel and already am in love. Every single one of my friends who likes Sci-Fi and videogames, particularly MMOGs, will be pwnt by this book. He is managing to gracefully tie together MMOGaming, globalization, […]

Tribes: A pocket-sized pep talk

Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us by Seth Godin My rating: 3 of 5 stars At the end of this book, the author mentions that some might find the book “disorganized” or “not practical enough”. It is definitely not organized or practical, but pep talks don’t need to be. This is a really solid […]

Moneyball: Wait, you mean this book was about baseball?

Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis My rating: 4 of 5 stars On further review, I’m cranking this up one star to four. It was a very entertaining read, and I really don’t like baseball much. In fact, this exposed some nerdy things about baseball analysis that had previously escaped […]

Book: Ender’s Shadow

Ender’s Game owned me, but the subsequent Orson Scott Card books didn’t leave me very fulfilled. Ender’s Shadow was written in the spirit of Ender’s Game, and OSC goes back to telling about children.