We live on an island surrounded by a sea of ignorance. As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance. John Wheeler died yesterday – I nearly got tears in my eyes reading this tribute: http://cosmicvariance.com/2008/04/13/goodbye/ I’m sadder than I can quite understand about this. Partly because of the tribute, and […]

Recent Reads, Sept 2003

David Brin, Kiln People (Tor 1/02) The job of a private investigator has new twists in this future where disposable duplicate bodies make it possible to be literally in two places at one time. A richly complex hard-boiled, hard-SF mystery. Rhapsody – Elizabeth Haydon. Regularly recommended to me so when i saw it cheap… And […]