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Review: The Martian

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The Martian is a fun little piece of science fiction. The setting is on the red planet, some decades in the future[1], with an astronaut stranded on the surface while the rest of his team …

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Review: The Science of Interstellar

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I enjoyed Interstellar. Despite a few plot holes and questionable motives in the overall story, I was impressed by the grand spectacle of space, mixed with the relatable human elements embodied by its main characters. …

Skimming More and Reading Less

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I’m used to reading a fair amount. Back in grade school, I carried these giant fantasy novels around the house, and re-read the series on a regular basis. When my family got AOL, I was …

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Review: The Startup of You

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The Startup of You is all about mapping the strategies and tactics that make startups – in theory – successful, and apply them to careers. The central tenets revolve around taking moderate amounts of risk, …