Book Review: An Appetite For Wonder, by Richard Dawkins


An Appetite For Wonder. Richard Dawkins. Ecco Press. 2013. $25 Had I been the publisher, I might have suggested the title, “A Career in Science was a Foregone Conclusion.” Or, perhaps, “How My Genes Forced Me Into Evolutionary Biology.” Either would have been a more appropriate title and truer to the author’s own admissions. “I’m…

Book Review: The Beginning of Infinity


The Beginning of Infinity, by David Deutsch. Published by Pengiun. 2011. Paperback. $18 A “Logic Bomb” is a computer program which sits idle within a larger computer program. When certain conditions are met, like x number of seconds pass, or days, or number of transactions, or a certain dollar amount is reached, whatever condition is…