Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch

Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch infuses magic into the police procedural. The narrator is Peter Grant, a young London Metropolitan Police Constable newly apprenticed to a wizard. It’s a strangely compelling read that I could not put down until I finished it. The novel is deeply rooted in the [...]

By | 2018-02-14T12:06:32+00:00 May 31st, 2015|Books, skmurphy|3 Comments

Bay Area Maker Faire 2015

source: Maker Faire This weekend I attended the Bay Area Maker Faire 2015.  New this year was a Startup Pavilion with about 20 companies selling their products and looking for early adopters. Through out the show, I also found many startups looking for support for their kickstarter campaigns. [...]

By | 2015-05-26T20:24:43+00:00 May 24th, 2015|Events, Startups|1 Comment

3D Printing: The Next Best Thing But Not Yet

3D printing is overhyped and its implications are not well understood. It will be twenty plus years before there is a 3D printer in most homes due to limitations of the cost of the machine, material, obtaining software and learning how to use the software. Other fundamentally problem that prevent 3D [...]