Volume 93 | Number 4 | July-August 2005
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 review of Earth: An Intimate History, by Richard Fortey. Part history, part travelogue and part geological survey.
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.
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.
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