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`The err is human, to explain is [Mark Burgess]'
--Patrick Debois

`One of the best reads and written by one of the best minds!'
--Glenn O'Donnell (about In Search of Certainty)

What if space is not like we learn in mathematics,but more like a network?
What happens to the ability to measure things as you shrink or expand?

Since Einstein, space and time were the province of theoretical physicists and science fiction writers, but today they are of equal importance in Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence, and even Biology. This book...
Recommended by Grady Booch, and 1 others.

Grady Booch"Space, time, matter, and information are all aspects of the same thing, and that how we label locations and times simply expresses different properties." Am reading @markburgess_osl's fascinating book, Smart Spacetime". (Source)

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The Handmaid's Tale

Before The Testaments, there was The Handmaid’s Tale: an instant classic and eerily prescient cultural phenomenon, from “the patron saint of feminist dystopian fiction” (New York Times).

The Handmaid’s Tale is a novel of such power that the reader will be unable to forget its images and its forecast. Set in the near future, it describes life in what was once the United States and is now called the Republic of Gilead, a monotheocracy that has reacted to social unrest and a sharply declining birthrate by reverting to, and going beyond, the...

Grady BoochI read this several years ago but — much like Orwell’s 1984 — it seems particularly relevant given our current political morass. (Source)

Cliff Bleszinski@HandmaidsOnHulu Done. Love the show, book is a classic, can't wait for season 2. (Source)

Jason Kottke@procload Not super necessary, since you've seen the TV show. This first book is still a great read though...different than the show (tone-wise more than plot-wise). (Source)

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