Month: June 2009

Book: Black Powder War

Black Powder War by Naomi Novik My review rating: 5 of 5 stars Well, it may have taken me a month to read this with everything else going on (Whistler biking trip, work, house prep) but it was worth it. I think this is the first Novik/Temeraire worth 4 stars (although I am harsh and […]

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The Cult of Graham

Graham worked at Yahoo for a year and a half and seems to have suffered through every minute of it. “Running a start-up is like being punched in the face repeatedly,” he says. “But working for a large company is like being waterboarded.” Inc.com covers Paul Graham and his Y-Combinator funding company. Graham encourages founders […]

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