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Eric "Astro" Teller is a British-American entrepreneur, scientist, and author, with expertise in the field of intelligent technology.
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What If?
Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
by Randall Munroe (Sep 02, 2014)
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Randall Munroe left NASA in 2005 to start up his hugely popular site XKCD 'a web comic of romance, sarcasm, math and language' which offers a witty take on the world of science and geeks. It now has 600,000 to a million page hits daily. Every now and then, Munroe would get emails asking him to arbitrate a science debate. 'My friend and I were argui...
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The kids are obsessed with this. They can quote it from memory. They’ve learned probably more science from What If? than they have from their science class in the last two years.     source
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Ready Player One
A Novel
by Ernest Cline (Jun 05, 2012)
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In the year 2044, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he's jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASIS. Wade's devoted his life to studying the puzzles hidden within this world's digital confines, puzzles that are based on their creator's obsession with the pop culture of decades past and that...
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So much fun.     source
The Gormenghast Novels
by Mervyn Peake (Dec 01, 1995)
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A doomed lord, an emergent hero, and a dazzling array of bizarre creatures inhabit the magical world of the Gormenghast novels which, along with Tolkien's Lord of the Rings, reign as one of the undisputed fantasy classics of all time. At the center of it all is the seventy-seventh Earl, Titus Groan, who stands to inherit the miles of rambling stone...
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My favorite books.     source