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ThomasWatson is a British Labour Party politician who served as Deputy Leader of the Labour Party from 2015 to 2019 and Shadow Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport from 2016 to 2019. He was Member of Parliament (MP) for West Bromwich East from 2001 to 2019 and Minister for Digital Engagement and Civil Service Issues at the Cabinet Office from 2008 to 2009. In March 2020, he was appointed Chairman of UK Music
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This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends
The Cyberweapons Arms Race
Nicole Perlroth - Feb 09, 2021
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From The New York Times cybersecurity reporter Nicole Perlroth, the untold story of the cyberweapons market-the most secretive, invisible, government-backed market on earth-and a terrifying first look at a new kind of global warfare.Zero day: a software bug that allows a hacker to break into your devices and move around undetected. One of the most ...
Tom Watson
Feb 20, 2021
I finished @nicoleperlroth’s book in 72 hours and it scared the shit out of me. If you’re interested in defence, economic, energy or tech policy; if you’re an MP, civil servant, in military Service or a journalist, you have to read it.      source
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Troubled Blood
Robert Galbraith - Sep 15, 2020
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Private Detective Cormoran Strike is visiting his family in Cornwall when he is approached by a woman asking for help finding her mother, Margot Bamborough – who went missing in mysterious circumstances in 1974. Strike has never tackled a cold case before, let alone one forty years old. But despite the slim chance of success, he is intrigued and ta...
Tom Watson
Feb 15, 2021
@horacepanterart @Art_Picturesque @jk_rowling It’s a fabulous book too. The whole series on audible is a joy.      source
In Praise of Walking
A New Scientific Exploration
Shane O'Mara - May 12, 2020 (first published in 2019)
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A hymn to walking, the mechanical magic at the core of our humanity.Walking upright on two feet is a uniquely human skill. It enabled us to migrate out of Africa and to spread as far as Alaska and Australia. Every day, we put one foot in front of the other―yet how many of us know how we do that, or appreciate the advantages it gives us?Neuroscienti...
Tom Watson
Jul 23, 2020
@JRWWRJ It’s a fascinating book.      source
A Cheesemonger's History of The British Isles
Ned Palmer - Oct 31, 2019
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'A beautifully textured tour around the cheeseboard' Simon Garfield'Full of flavour' Sunday Times'A delightful and informative romp ... a fine Christmas present, along with a wedge of Sparkenhoe Red Leicester' Bee Wilson, Guardian'His encounters with modern-day practitioners fizz with infectious delight'John Walsh, Sunday TimesShortlisted for the A...
Tom Watson
Sep 29, 2019
This is a great book for Christmas, particularly if you follow a #keto lifestyle.      source
The Diabetes Weight Loss Cookbook
A life-changing diet to prevent and reverse type 2 diabetes
Katie Caldesi - May 07, 2019
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A delicious and nutritious weight-loss diet for those with pre-diabetes and diabetes type 2. The initial diagnosis of diabetes can be shocking and the masse sof information daunting. With a clear explanation of type 2 diabetes, Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi guide you through how tohalt the progress of diabetes, lose weight and bring your blood glucos...
Tom Watson
Apr 13, 2019
@lowcarbGP @DailyMailUK @PHCukorg @DietDoctor1 @CampbellMurdoch @DrAseemMalhotra @DocRunner1 @Diabetescouk I’ve got this book and it’s fantastic!      source
How Cycling Can Save the World
Peter Walker - Apr 04, 2017
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Peter Walker--reporter at the Guardian and curator of its popular bike blog--shows how the future of humanity depends on the bicycle. Car culture has ensnared much of the world--and it's no wonder. Convenience and comfort (as well as some clever lobbying) have made the car the transportation method of choice for generations. But as the world evolve...
Tom Watson
Oct 15, 2018
Great book on bikes and how they can save the world by @peterwalker99.      source