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Charles Arthur

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Roadside Picnic
Arkady Strugatsky - May 01, 2012 (first published in 1972)
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Red Schuhart is a stalker, one of those young rebels who are compelled, in spite of extreme danger, to venture illegally into the Zone to collect the mysterious artifacts that the alien visitors left scattered around. His life is dominated by the place and the thriving black market in the alien products. But when he and his friend Kirill go into th...
Charles Arthur
Jul 08, 2020
@allaboutthemus4 Absolutely classic - the book better than the film, but an amazing piece of elegiac Russian (maybe Soviet) SF.     source
Chaos Monkeys
Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley
Antonio Garcia Martinez - Jul 24, 2018
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The instant New York Times bestseller, now available in paperback and featuring a new afterword from the author--the insider's guide to the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal, the inner workings of the tech world, and who really runs Silicon Valley“Incisive.... The most fun business book I have read this year.... Clearly there will be people who ...
Charles Arthur
Mar 07, 2018
This is a great book. I’d put this alongside “The Nudist on the Night Shift” and Charles Ferguson’s “High Stakes No Prisoners” as essential to understanding Silicon Valley and the startup life.     source