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San Pellegrino Sparkling Mineral Water 1 Litre (Pa&hellip by S. Pellegrino
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
San Pellegrino is widely considered to be the very best sparkling mineral water available. To the uninitiated (or unaddicted), it may seem an foolish indulgence: I have sometimes had to justify buying it even to the supermarket staff at the checkout! However, few critics doubting its unique quality can have tried it. Until a few months ago, Amazon (perhaps suprisingly) was also the most sensible place to buy it, because it was at least as cheap as in the cheapest supermarkets and was delivered free of charge to purchasers having Amazon Prime status (saving fuel and effort). No doubt this was commercially unsustainable, but I was very disappointed indeed when recently the price went up very… Read more
6X COLT� HQ Stylus Pen - for Apple iPhone 3&hellip by Colt
5.0 out of 5 stars Great value, 2 Jan 2013
These colourful touch-screen capacitative styluses are at least as good as some for which I have paid a much higher price. I use mine on an HTC Desire S. These will last for ages, but when they eventually wear out I'll be ordering some more of these. They would also make a great gift.
Alone Together by Sherry Turkle
Alone Together by Sherry Turkle
32 of 33 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Timely Critique, 20 Mar 2011
'Alone Together' is the third volume in a trilogy produced over three decades by Sherry Turkle, a psychoanalyst based at MIT, the preceding volumes being 'The Second Self' (1984) and 'Life on the Screen' (1995). I read each one soon after publication and found them engrossing, thought-provoking and well-illustrated with illuminating case-studies and insightful observations. The current volume is in two parts: the first develops themes from 'The Second Self' (here related to `sociable robots'), the second from 'Life on the Screen' (which focused on the construction of identities online). Because of the limitations of space, my comments here focus on Part Two. Whereas the earlier volumes were… Read more

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