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Volume 93 | Number 4 | July-August 2005

Early Computing's Long, Strange Trip

Jaron Lanier

A review of What the Dormouse Said: How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped the Personal Computer Industry, by John Markoff. Ruminations on the "deliciously scandalous" history of computing in the '60s.

A Restless Planet

Michael Novacek

A review of Earth: An Intimate History, by Richard Fortey. Part history, part travelogue and part geological survey.

Evolution's Many Branches

Douglas Erwin

A review of Assembling the Tree of Life, edited by Joel Cracraft and Michael J. Donoghue. An assessment of current phylogenetic efforts across the Tree of Life.

Sincerely, Richard P. Feynman

Robert Crease

A review of Perfectly Reasonable Deviations from the Beaten Track: The Letters of Richard P. Feynman, edited by Michelle Feynman. Feynman's correspondence presents him in a new light.

Total Records : 14


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