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Seamus Blackley

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Jonathan "Seamus" Blackley is an American video game designer and former agent with Creative Artists Agency representing video game creators.
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Invisible Storm
A Soldier's Memoir of Politics and PTSD
Jason Kander - 2022-07-05
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From political wunderkind and former army intelligence officer Jason Kander comes a haunting, powerful memoir about impossible choices—and how sometimes walking away from the chance of a lifetime can be the greatest decision of all.In 2017, President Obama, in his final Oval Office interview, was asked who gave him hope for the future of the countr...
Seamus Blackley
Sometimes I tweet about abuse, and the emotional struggles of just being alive. Trauma can easily make you feel very alone, like a weakling, outcast. @JasonKander’s #InvisibleStorm is a beautiful, poignant and entertaining book about trauma and life. It’s worth your time. 👊❤️      source
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Enrico Fermi - 2010-02-02
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Indisputably, this is a modern classic of science. Based on a course of lectures delivered by the author at Columbia University, the text is elementary in treatment and remarkable for its clarity and organization. Although it is assumed that the reader is familiar with the fundamental facts of thermometry and calorimetry, no advanced mathematics be...
Seamus Blackley
@MBKplus I adore that book.      source
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Calculus of Several Variables
Serge Lang - 1987-02-17 (first published in 1979)
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The present course on calculus of several variables is meant as a text, either for one semester following A First Course in Calculus, or for a year if the calculus sequence is so structured. For a one-semester course, no matter what, one should cover the first four chapters, up to the law of conservation of energy, which provides a beautiful applic...
Seamus Blackley
@XuluDelgado @jade_gato @github Lang is a good book.      source
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Egyptian Hieroglyphs for Complete Beginners
Bill Manley - 2012-01-01
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This is the first guide to reading hieroglyphs that begins with Egyptian monuments themselves. Assuming no knowledge on the part of the reader, it shows how to interpret the information on the inscriptions in a step-by-step journey through the script and language of ancient Egypt.We enter the world of the ancient Egyptians and explore their views o...
Seamus Blackley
If you’re interested in learning more, this book is a superb place to start.      source
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Self-Defense for Gentlemen and Ladies
A Nineteenth-Century Treatise on Boxing, Kicking, Grappling, and Fencing with the Cane and Quarterstaff
Colonel Thomas Hoyer Monstery - 2015-04-21
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Self-Defense for Gentlemen and Ladies is the treatise of Colonel Thomas Hoyer Monstery, a master swordsman who participated in more than fifty duels, fought under twelve flags, battled gangsters, and was constantly involved in the great conflicts and upheavals of his time. This book is the magnum opus of this remarkable and colorful character, orig...
Seamus Blackley
@BannanaBoy HOOKED ME UP for Father’s Day: amazing book.      source
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Charles W. Misner - 2017-10-24 (first published in 1973)
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First published in 1973, Gravitation is a landmark graduate-level textbook that presents Einstein's general theory of relativity and offers a rigorous, full-year course on the physics of gravitation. Upon publication, Science called it "a pedagogic masterpiece," and it has since become a classic, considered essential reading for every serious stude...
Seamus Blackley
A couple things saved me. One of them I found the other day, slipped into my all time favorite physics book. It was a simple note from my dad, still in it’s envelope. It said that he believed in me, and that things would work out.      source