The following reviews of selected, recently published books span a range of topics; all are presented as html files.
- Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a Networked World, by Bruce Schneier, Wiley, New York, 2000.
- Digital Biology: How Nature is Transforming Our Technology and Our Lives, by Peter J. Bentley, Simon & Schuster, New York, 2001.
- Practical C++ Programming, 2nd ed., by Steve Oualline, O'Reilly, Sebastopol, CA, 2003.
- Investigations, by Stuart Kauffman, Oxford, New York, 2000.
- Ubiquity: The science of history … or why the world is simpler than we think, by Mark Buchanan, Crown, New York, 2001.
- A Matter of Degrees: What temperature reveals about the past and future of our species, planet, and universe, by Gino Segrè, Viking, New York, 2002.
- The Unfolding of Language: An evolutionary tour of mankind's greatest invention, by Guy Deutscher, Henry Holt and Co., New York, 2005.
- Gödel's Proof, rev.ed., by Ernest Nagel and James R. Newman, New York University Press, New York, 2001.
- The Music of the Primes: Searching to Solve the Greatest Mystery in
Mathematics, by Marcus du Sautoy, HarperCollins, New York, 2003.
- Developing Feeds with RSS and Atom, by Ben Hammersley, O'Reilly Media, Inc., Sebastopol, CA, 2005.
- The Cognitive Style of PowerPoint: Pitching Out Corrupts Within, 2nd ed, by Edward R. Tufte, Graphics Press, Chesire, CN, 2006.