Upgrade Soul

Upgrade Soul is a thought-provoking new graphic novel about the nature of humanity and the dangers of technology. Hank and Molly are rich and elderly.  They decide to do an experimental medical treatment that promises to make them young and healthy again.  Problems occur.  Ethical questions arise. What does itContinue Reading

Happiness Curve

Lengthy meandering summary of research studies about aging. The Happiness Curve is found worldwide in both males and females and even in apes. The curve shows that people get decreasingly satisfied with life (the definition of happiness used here) from age 20 to their early 50s. After bottoming out, theirContinue Reading

Artemis

More like Ocean’s Eleven than The Martian but still a 4 star read! The only similarity between Artemis and The Martian is the main character’s inventive use of science to solve their problems. Jazz is a smuggler on Artemis, the sole city on the moon. She is whip smart butContinue Reading