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.
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.
Sometimes giving an author a second chance really pays off.
If nothing else, this book wins all the internet points for putting in a “Leroy Jenkins” reference.
“The Coddling of the American Mind” might be the next book in the series of doom-saying prophecy, or it may have some actual valid points.
I was initially concerned that, not knowing anything about Star Trek, much of the point of this book would be lost. That wasn’t the case.
There is a very little I can say about this short of ‘please go read it’
Makers by Cory Doctorow really seems to cement the point that Doctorow just really hates the Disney corporation.