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Zooko Wilcox

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Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn, is an American Colorado-based computer security specialist, cypherpunk, and CEO of the Electric Coin Company, a for-profit company leading the development of Zcash.
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Hackers
Heroes of the Computer Revolution
Steven Levy - Jun 08, 2010 (first published in 1984)
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This 25th anniversary edition of Steven Levy's classic book traces the exploits of the computer revolution's original hackers -- those brilliant and eccentric nerds from the late 1950s through the early '80s who took risks, bent the rules, and pushed the world in a radical new direction. With updated material from noteworthy hackers such as Bill Ga...
Zooko Wilcox
May 31, 2020
This book changed my life when it came out. I was probably around 12 years old. It made me want to be a hacker. But not a criminal — a hero of the computer revolution.     source
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Dune
Deluxe Edition
Frank Herbert - Oct 01, 2019 (first published in 1965)
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A deluxe hardcover edition of Frank Herbert's epic masterpiece--a triumph of the imagination and one of the bestselling science fiction novels of all time. This deluxe hardcover edition of Dune includes: - An iconic new cover- Stained edges and fully illustrated endpapers- A beautifully designed poster on the interior of the jacket- A redesigned wo...
Zooko Wilcox
May 04, 2020
@rsnous I just finished that book today! The extensive quotations are one of my favorite parts.     source
Good Calories, Bad Calories
Fats, Carbs, and the Controversial Science of Diet and Health
Gary Taubes - Sep 23, 2008 (first published in 2004)
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Challenging the Conventional Wisdom on Diet, Weight, and DiseaseIn this groundbreaking book, the result of seven years of research in every science connected with the impact of nutrition on health, award-winning science writer Gary Taubes shows us that almost everything we believe about the nature of a healthy diet is wrong.For decades we have been...
Zooko Wilcox
When it came out ten years ago, it was the definitive study of the history and science of human nutrition in the 20th century.     source
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