I keep reading Stephen King and expecting bigger and better things. You would think I would learn my lesson by now?
And sometimes some books make you think “I’d rather be reading something else.”
A decent vision polluted by very poor execution.
I bet you’ve tossed around words like ‘algorithm’ before, and you’ve not really known what it’s meant.
Every time I stumble some list of the best novels in such and such genre, I always end up saving
Daniel Everett’s ‘How Language Began’ might as well be called ‘why Chomsky is wrong.’ It’s also a very compelling argument.
Some books are just so good you want to start reading them a new right as you finish.
Reading ‘City of a Hundred Fires’ mostly brought to my attention how ill-equipped I am to really read poetry intelligibly.
Sometimes persistence pays off in the form of a series you didn’t really like starting to be enjoyable finally.
I’ve been concerned about the problem of automation for years, and considered a universal basic income a solution. This book is a much larger look at the issue.