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Digital Fortress by Dan Brown
Digital Fortress by Dan Brown
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Predictable, 21 Sep 2004
This is the first Dan Brown book that I've read, and will most definitely be the last. The characters are stereotypical heroes and villains, our heroine being an auburn haired beau with an IQ of 170 who manages to be suprised by the most predictable twists of the plot. Brown writes in a way that requires no thought from the reader, constantly reminding us of what people have previously said or noticed with the incessant use of italics. The science is appalling in places and assertions are often wrong, for example that the web was created by the American military when any self-respecting computer user/loser knows it was invented at CERN. The end was quite nail-biting however, waiting to see… Read more
Lectures on Physics by Richard P. Feynman
Lectures on Physics by Richard P. Feynman
17 of 17 people found the following review helpful
After a long day ignoring lectures talk about mind-numbingly boring Physics topics, turn to these books enjoy reading and understanding the same topics. These books will explain Physics in a way that reminds you why you took it in the first place, Feynman's style and enthusiasm for the subject shines through and is highly infectious. If you know basic Calculus, then these books explain pretty much the whole of Physics. Ignore the recommended texts and get these instead.