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What I’m Reading and Watching Lately

I’m reading this fantastic pop science book on physics, Spooky Action at a Distance, which discusses the very weird phenomenon known as Non-Locality, which is a thing Einstein hated because it looks like magic. I’m listening to the audio book of The Fifth Season, the Hugo-nominated first installation in M. K. Jemisin’s The Broken Earth series.  The audio performance is really good, and the story very much has my attention.  I find myself looking for the sorts of mindless tasks I can handle while listening to a book, which means the apartment is pretty clean right now. I have, in the last month or so, finally indulged in watching Twin Peaks on… Read More

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Books and Other Joys

My reading queue is out of control. This does not include the two shelves below of anthologies, out the pile of graphic novels. If we won the lottery, I would spend the first month catching up on reading. Audible is trying out a new feature called Channels, which seems to be a collection of curated podcasts. I haven’t had a chance to dive into it yet, but a browse through the collection has me optimistic. Lots of science, news, and a channel called ‘Sci Fi.’ This has reminded me that I need to get back to Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs, the pop science book on dark matter and cosmology… Read More

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