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Book Report: The Design of Design It's Groundhog Day, which the movies tell us is a day in which we have to worry about the same thing repeating over again. So maybe today's a good day to report on a book whose title repeats, The De...

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Book Report: Asterios Polyp It's a comic book about a stick-in-the-mud architect who gets out of Manhattan, out to the sticks, and there learns to appreciate other points of view. It's pretty artsy. It's pretty, it's artsy. ...

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How it Would Have Gone Down I think the conversation would have gone something like this. Me: Let's trade books. Her: Excuse me? Me: Please trade books with me. Just for the duration of this streetcar ride. Her: Wait, what...

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Book Report: The Process of Creating Life The Process of Creating Life is the second book of Christopher Alexander's Nature of Order tetralogy. That is, this is a book that is Alexander's theory of the universe and how this nature should gui...

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Book Report: The Phenomenon of Life Summary: This is a good book if you skip the first four chapters, the last chapter, and half of the appendices. Christopher Alexander is famous as the honcho behind A Pattern Language. A Pattern Lan...

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