Category Archives: Book reviews

vortex

Vortex, war novel by Larry Bond and Patrick Larkin

The lengthy novel focuses on the U.S. deployment of force, and gives an excellent sense of the problems and limits of power projection in an underdeveloped theater, a type of…

Larry Page and Sergey Brin

In The Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives by Steven Levy

Few companies in history have ever been as successful and as admired as Google, the company that has transformed the Internet and become an indispensable part of our lives. How…

Hartmut Rosa

Acceleration, a totalitarian force

Steve Ballmer is no Steve Jobs. The CEO of Microsoft is not considered to be much of a philosopher. And yet, for the company’s recent developer conference he perceptively wrapped…

Peter Sloterdijk

Peter Sloterdijk’s ‘Bubbles’: a theory of connectedness

by Joshua Mostafa Quoting the poet Jean Paul, German philosopher Peter Sloterdijk remarks at the beginning of his controversial essay “Rules for the Human Zoo” that books are like “thick…