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Origami

It’s been a while since I’ve done any paper folding; trying some designs from Crease + Fold by Sok Song. Construction paper is definitely not the best for clean lines, but Theo was sharing.

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The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.

Yesterday I had the opportunity to hear my favorite author, Neal Stephenson, and his coauthor, Nicole Galland, speak for the first time about their new book, The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O., an epistolary novel that comes out today. They

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Another Dimension

We’ve been hearing things like “The Year of VR” for a while.

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The Martian

The Martian by Andy Weir My rating: 4 of 5 stars I won’t deny part of my motivation for reading this book is the impending release of the movie based on it. I have a strong preference for having read

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Apple Car

  Seen in Busytown… 

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Pirate Cinema

Pirate Cinema by Cory Doctorow My rating: 3 of 5 stars I bought this as part of an ebook Humble Bundle some time ago, and finally got around to reading it. It only took me me three flights to or

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OS X 10.10 Yosemite

OS X 10.10 Yosemite: The Ars Technica Review by John Siracusa My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have read every one of Siracusa’s epic OS X reviews since 10.5 on. Lately they provide my feature overview before I get

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The Happiest Baby on the Block

The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp My rating: 3 of 5 stars As you might have heard, our son Theodore was born two weeks ago. Since he is our first child, I naturally wanted to become more

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How I Live Now

How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a relatively rare example where I decided to read a book based entirely on the trailer for its upcoming movie adaptation. It was a serendipitous

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Alanna: The First Adventure

Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce My rating: 3 of 5 stars What surprised me most about this book, selected for a YA book club, is that I had never heard of it, any of the other Tortall books,

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