Category Archives: Book Reviews

The book reviews that appear here will cover a LOT of different subjects.

Copy Stores Fail To See An Opportunity.

Any copy store like Staples has a brief window where they could offer to print the book at a really good price. This just might be a clever promotion to get customers into their stores, a loss leader.  Continue reading

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Learning Adobe Premier Pro CC

The best solution for me was actually free. The embarrassing part is that it was right in front of me. Adobe offers terrific tutorials, Continue reading

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Book Review: Command Decisions

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Command Decision

I found that this book hard to put down for some really unusual reasons. On the one hand it was written in a dreary style and on the other it held a view that was very different and included information that was somewhat surprising. Continue reading

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Book review: The Party Is Over. How Republicans Went Crazy, Democrats Became Useless, and the Middle Class Got Shafted by Mike Lofgren

Just prior to receiving my copy of The Party Is Over.  How Republicans Went Crazy, Democrats Became Useless, and the Middle Class Got Shafted by Mike Lofgren, Penguin Publishing.   I was having lunch with a friend, I will call Mike.  … Continue reading

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Winner Take All Politics by Hacker & Pierson, a book review

Title: Winner-Take-All Politics Authors: Jacob S. Hacker & Paul Pierson Publisher: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks ISBN: 978-1-4165-8870-2 List price: $15 (paperback) Following is a book review that is in progress and as such may change at any moment. How I … Continue reading

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Outliers The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell.

My sister called me one day to tell me she was sending me a book by mail.  I got the book the very next day at around 11:30am.  I had completed three quarters of the book by the time I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Marching Toward Hell by Michael Scheuer

Book Review: Marching Toward Hell Author: Michael Scheurer Analysis: The book is all about the history of USA  war with radical Muslim warriors. Patriotic to the core and is the author’s supreme measure for all things. Brutal exploration of the … Continue reading

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Review of Adobe Dreamweaver CS3 by Garrick Chow

Review of Adobe Dreamweaver CS3 by Garrick Chow I have been working on web sites for over five years. My first training was at a state university extension class. It was a great introduction but I quickly realized that web … Continue reading

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Overview of some web technology I use.

I will attempt to outline some of the devices, and methods that are used to construct my web sites, of which there are four. Also I have included some recommendations, some training aids. Please keep in mind that I am … Continue reading

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Astronomy book by Ian Ridpath, (out of print)

I then went to a used book store in Yorba Linda called Books Redux and purchased a wonderful astronomy book by Ian Ridpath. It was a American Nature Guide series called Astronomy and Gallery Books is the publisher. The cost … Continue reading

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