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user-inactivated  ·  1478 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Slate's 50 Best Nonfiction Books of the Past 25 Years

I read The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood . It's like Godel, Escher and Bach in that information theory is something that it's easy for a math geek to get mystical about, and like Godel, Escher and Bach in that it's like listening to someone describe their first acid trip to you at great, tedious length.

veen  ·  1478 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Yeah, I think I managed to read the first chapter or two before I noped out of that one. His newer book on time travel had been recommended to me as well, but The Information left a bad taste in my mouth so I doubt I'll ever get to it.