Consciousness and Mind-Reading Technology

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Consciousness is who we are. It is how we interact with the world. It is life, but how is it created? Where does it come from? Consciousness is one of the most elusive concepts right now, yet scientists are still trying to understand it, and some even profit from it. The article Eight Wonders of … Continue reading Consciousness and Mind-Reading Technology

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Review of Clumsy by Jeffrey Brown

Book Cover, Graphic novel by Jeffrey Brown, book in grass

Why I Chose this Book I read Jeffrey Brown’s book Unlikely about his first relationship and was charmed by Brown’s candidness. I learned that Brown’s first book Clumsy was a further examination of his life and his romantic relationships and figured I would read that one too. Clumsy In Unlikely, the precursor to Clumsy, Brown explores … Continue reading Review of Clumsy by Jeffrey Brown

Book Review of The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss

The 4-Hour Workweek audiobook, expanded and updated, Time Ferriss, Escape 9-5 Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich

Why I Chose this Book Honestly, I had heard of The 4-Hour Workweek maybe years before I actually read it. I at least saw the title on Overdrive’s website often. I wouldn’t be surprised if it were in the “popular” category. The title seemed too gimmicky to me, though. I think I figured this was … Continue reading Book Review of The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss

Review of Fever Moon by Karen Marie Moning, Adapted by David Lawrence and Illustrated by Al Rio

Karen Marie Moning, graphic novel

Why I Chose this Book I think I was browsing through overdrive.com’s selection and decided to try a graphic novel. Up until then, I had never downloaded any ebooks from the website. I didn’t know anything about Karen Marie Moning beforehand or the fever series, but I ended up choosing to read Fever Moon. Why … Continue reading Review of Fever Moon by Karen Marie Moning, Adapted by David Lawrence and Illustrated by Al Rio

Review of Business of the 21st Century and My Encounter with an Amway Recruiter

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Why I Chose This Book Why did I choose this book? It’s an interesting story, but only part of it is unique. I’ll start with Alaina Levine’s Networking for Nerds. The book Networking for Nerds by Alaina Levine basically explains networking for those in STEM fields, why they should do it, and how they should … Continue reading Review of Business of the 21st Century and My Encounter with an Amway Recruiter

Review of Blankets by Craig Thompson

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Why I Chose this Book I’ve been picking up more graphic novels recently. I decided to find some of the “best” graphic novels and read one or two from that list. On one list I found was Blankets by Craig Thompson. Blankets Blankets is Craig Thompson’s autobiographical coming of age story told as a graphic … Continue reading Review of Blankets by Craig Thompson

Review of Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari and Eric Klinenberg

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Why I Chose this Book I think at the time that I chose this book I was simply looking for another audiobook. I browsed through overdrive.com and came across a picture of comedian Aziz Ansari posing under the words Modern Romance. I don’t follow Aziz Ansari, but I knew who he was, I probably had … Continue reading Review of Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari and Eric Klinenberg

Review of The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

Charles Duhigg

Why I Chose this Book The Power of Habit is a relatively popular book and it’s one of those books I often saw displayed in bookstores. I think, one day I was searching through overdrive.com’s selection of audiobooks and saw this one. I already knew that it was popular and probably informative. I had learned … Continue reading Review of The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

Should We All have Professional Life Coaches?

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While reading the book Lives of Promise by Karen Arnold I had a few thoughts. It seems like a path to success and satisfaction in one’s career relies on either luck, self-exploration, career exploration and guidance. It seems that rarely do people going through school know what they actually want to do without this process. … Continue reading Should We All have Professional Life Coaches?

Review of Unlikely by Jeffrey Brown

How I lost my Virginity, Jeffrey Brown, graphic novel, Clumsy

Why I Chose this Book I had finished reading Watchmen by Alan Moore and I think that I was looking for videos on YouTube for ideas on how to review graphic novels (don’t expect anything different in this post) when I came across one video. In it, nerdburgerj recommended the book Unlikely by Jeffrey Brown among … Continue reading Review of Unlikely by Jeffrey Brown