It’s not your imagination: America really is awash in conspiracy theories. Trump, UFOs, the JFK assassination, Elvis, “crisis actors,” Obama, Hillary, George Soros (or was it George Clooney?) grabbing for your guns — take your pick. The current warning shouts of the looney toons can keep you on edge and looking over your shoulders 24/7 … Continue reading Why Do We Have So Many Ridiculous Conspiracy Theories?
The Survivors A Cal Henderson Novel Robert Palmer Seventh Street Books – paperback, Kindle What a swamp a single lie can lead to. Washington, D.C., psychologist Cal Henderson thinks this to himself while he is trying, years later, to sort out the real reasons behind why his two young brothers and father were … Continue reading The Survivors: A complex mystery unfolds in this good series-debut novel – #fiction #bookreview
Hollow Man Mark Pryor Seventh Street Books – paperback, Kindle By day, Dominic is a tough prosecutor working in a Texas district attorney’s office. That means he can carry a badge and a gun when he’s not in court getting convictions. By night, he is guitar player and singer with a British accent who … Continue reading ‘Hollow Man’: Mark Pryor’s new psychological thriller exposes our inner sociopath – #fiction #bookreview
Killer UX Design Jodie Moule (SitePoint – paperback, Kindle) The overused term “killer app” tends to kill my curiosity about books with “killer” in the title. Still, “killer” title aside, Killer UX Design deserves some attention, particularly if you are struggling to create a better user experience (UX) for products, websites, services, processes, or systems. The … Continue reading Killer UX Design – How to create compelling, user-centered interfaces – #bookreview
Thinking, Fast and Slow By Daniel Kahneman (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, hardback, list price $30.00; Kindle edition, list price $12.99) Some of us do, but most of us don’t, have an attention shortage. We know how to pay attention. Indeed, these days, we try to pay attention to too many things at once. For example: … Continue reading A best-seller for your thoughts: Thinking, Fast and Slow – #bookreview