Goddess of the Harry Potter Universe, J.K. Rowling, released her new book to instant global stardom, but if eager fans rush to Amazon to see if Rowling still has her literary magic, they will be dreadfully disappointed: most reviews aren’t about the book. “I have no official review for this book as I have yet to read it.
This book is a bit of a departure for my Free Software Magazine book reviews, it's a philosophical and social essay by science-fiction writer David Brin, and it's over 13 years old (published in 1998).
I don't usually write book reviews, but this one is special. My friend and colleague Daniel James has written an introduction to the world of media production with Linux, or as the subtitle describes it, "A manual for creative media on a modest budget". I'll put the spoiler right up front: This ...
Audacity is one of my favorite free software applications, and it has really improved over the years. This book covers the latest features in the 1.3.x series, which is expected to lead directly to the version 2.x Audacity. The book covers more than just Audacity, though.
Rewire your Brain. The quote from the back of this book couldnt have said it any better. I acquired this book to add to my every growing list of programming and scripting books in hopes that I can work through some of the humps in my troubleshooting skills. Before I get started in this quick review Ill give you a little background.
Amazon was one of the first retail websites to allow negative reviews of the products that they sold to appear right in the listing. This revolutionary practice which has been mimicked earth-wide at this point was one item focused on in Brad Stone's recent book The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon.