[REVIEW] Programming Collective Intelligence
abuse at cabal.org.uk
Fri Dec 7 18:57:00 GMT 2007
On 7 Dec 2007, at 17:45, Tim Sweetman wrote:
> Peter Corlett wrote:
>> I've just signed up and dumped in a pile of books I'm never going
>> to read. Two "lucky" people have just gained themselves a dreary
>> tome, one by Francis Wheen and the other by George Monbiot.
>> Perhaps they just suffer from insomnia.
> Well, with Wheen and Monbiot, they can end up having some very
> confused nightmares. And then they can suffer from insomnia.
No suckers^W lucky people for the John Harris book, although somebody
is circling Windows 98 Annoyances. I hope they've got a large enough
loading dock for that one.
> This seems to be a fairly severe problem with bookshelves where
> people leave stuff: they become, over time, increasingly full of
> stuff that nobody wants, because such books are more likely to
> arrive, and less likely to leave.
And how do you think I ended up with several mostly unreadable left-
wing books? ;)
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