Jason (jcreed) wrote,

Books read during the trip: "What it means to be 98% chimpanzee" which made some excellent points and some extremely questionable ones, and "White Noise", which was a great read, a great, potent, unsettling meditation on the meaning of death and family and newsworthiness and pre-scientific reactions to science and technology, even though DeLillo using technical vocabulary often sounds very stilted to my ear. I'm afraid, though, that it's nearly impossible to really nail talking about technology without sounding out-of-date or making wrong predictions.

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