1. #9 Technopoly

    Sat 01 June 2019 By Andrew McConachie

    Postman

    It's probably a bit odd for someone whose life revolves around computers as much as mine does that none of the books on this list so far have been computer books. This is not to say I have not read any good computer books. Some that stand out are Structured …

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  2. #8 On Guerrilla Warfare

    Mon 01 April 2019 By Andrew McConachie

    Guevara | Zedong

    I recently reread Paolo Freire's The Pedagogy of the Oppressed and I was reminded why I put On Guerilla Warfare on this list. During my junior year at University I studied abroad in India for a semester, at Cochin University in Kerala. I was getting a major in Computer Science …

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  3. #7 Akira

    Sat 23 February 2019 By Andrew McConachie

    Akira

    In high school I had two things scrawled on my backpack. "Generalizations suck" and "Akira is coming, but Tetsuo will be first." Generally speaking, generalizations still suck and Akira is still coming. I loved Akira as a teenager. It's a great story, beautifully animated and completely ahead of its time …

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  4. #6 Philip K. Dick

    Mon 04 February 2019 By Andrew McConachie

    PKD  Move

    Our next entry isn't a book and it isn't a book pairing either. It's an author, Philip K. Dick (PKD). It's difficult to determine which book of Dick's impressed on me the most, so this post is about the author and not any specific book of his.

    PKD's consistent theme …

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  5. #5 American Taxation, American Slavery

    Sun 27 January 2019 By Andrew McConachie

    American Taxation, American Slavery, by Robin L. Einhorn

    American Taxation, American Slavery

    I hate slavery. I'm not sure why it really gets under my skin. There are plenty of things to hate in this world as terrible acts of oppression, but I have a particular problem with slavery. No one really defends it anymore …

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