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Book Review: “Eon” by Greg Bear

Science fiction author Greg Bear published Eon in 1985 though I didn’t get around to reading it (and writing a book review) ’till now. Considered a “hard” S/F writer because of the many scientific details in his writing, Bear focuses on themes of accelerated evolution, artificial universes, consciousness and cultural practices, and galactic conflict. Synopsis A hollowed-out asteroid …

Book Review: “Dark Summit” by Nick Heil

Book Review: “Dark Summit” by Nick Heil

In his book Dark Summit, Nick Heil described the events of the controversial 2006 Mount Everest climbing season, when 11 people died on the mountain. An experienced mountain climber, skiing and climbing instructor, and outdoor writer, Heil interviewed both the principals involved (those who survived) and those on the periphery (some of whom contributed to …

Book Review: “The New Rules of Marketing & PR” by David Meerman Scott

Book Review: “The New Rules of Marketing & PR” by David Meerman Scott

How to Use Social Media, Online Video, Mobile Applications, Blogs, News Releases & Viral Marketing to Reach Buyers Directly In his book “The New Rules of Marketing & PR,” corporate speaker David Meerman Scott covers current digital marketing trends to communicate with customers, increase brand awareness, and amplify sales. Scott discusses how companies have implemented …