Pacific Tides
My name is Thomas Sturm and I'm a programmer, photographer and writer.

Now go outside and look at the sky.

Quicksilver On My Mind

I'm currently working my way through Neal Stephenson's latest novel, "Quicksilver". It's a big, heavy book and it's a bit of a slow read... but not in a bad way. If you enjoyed Cryptonomicon, then you will feel right at home.

Mr. Stephenson certainly has a way with words, and he always manages to fill interesting historic scenes with amazing characters that especially apeal to the scientist/engineer/geek readership.

I'm learning a lot about the 17th and 18th century, that's for sure...

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