Archive for the ‘Book’ Category

Torching the Modern-Day Library of Alexandria

2017/04/21

(The Atlantic) – James Somers:

Somewhere at Google there is a database containing 25 million books and nobody is allowed to read them. …

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Burning Library of Alexandria

How to survive the age of distraction

2011/06/24

(The Independent::Commentators) – Johann Hari:

Read a book with your laptop thrumming. It can feel like trying to read in the middle of a party where everyone is shouting …

independent.co.uk/-2301851.html

Book Review: Sam Harris: The Moral Landscape

2011/02/10

(NYTimes) – Kwame Anthony Appiah:

The Moral Landscape” aims to meet head-on a claim Sam Harris has often encountered when speaking out against religion: that the scientific worldview he favors has nothing to say on moral questions

nytimes.com/2010/10/03/books/review/Appiah-t.html

Book Review: PostgreSQL 9.0 High Performance

2011/02/10

(/. Books) – Gregory Smith takes the reader step-by-step through the process of building an efficient and responsive database using “the world’s most advanced open source database” …

books.slashdot.org/story/11/02/09/1330236/


Packt Publishing: Gregory Smith: PostgreSQL 9.0 High Performance

Wikipedia: PostgreSQL

Trouble in Paradise

2010/04/05

(Slate Magazine) – Johann Hari:

Why are Americans so credulous about heaven? …

http://www.slate.com/id/2249657/


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