This is a fantastic little gem! I found the book on a top list of 2008 SF and I'm glad I did. How can you go wrong with networked space zombies? You can't I tell ya. Great reading all the way through.
While I really liked Robert Greene's older books on Audible this one was just a horrible listen. When authors read their own works it's almost always monotonous and slow. Neil Gaiman is about the only exception to the rule. So this book was a terrible listen and I couldn't get through it. Even though the book itself was fairly good and I'll probably get it on my Kindle instead I have to say skip it on Audible and buy the actual book instead.
As a 38 year old who's starting to really feel the changes in how my brain works I was obviously drawn to this book. But unlike most books on the subject this one was absolutely fascinating and a pleasure to listen to. The author uses the most up to date scientific studies which is of the utmost importance to me and the reader was a joy to listen to. It explains a lot about what happens to our brains during that phase of our lives and offers some good advice on how to stop certain types of decline that is rooted in science and not just holistic new age mumbo jumbo that most books of this genre tend to use. All in all I can't recommend this book more highly if you're in the 35-65 age range.
This is a series of lectures that are completely slow and rambling and has almost no point. Utter waste of time and money. Most of his ideas are stolen from other authors in the space and I'd suggest reading Seneca if you want to go straight to the source of the ideas. Skip this one.
I couldn't get more than 25% through this one. I've been a huge fan of his in the past but this one doesn't deliver. The stories are really boring and his passion in the reading was non-existent and just put me to sleep.
This is a religious book. Not a book on creativity. Utterly useless and misleading. Very upset I wasted a credit on it. Avoid.
There is no such word as ecscape or ecspecially. As least you didn't have any reference to nukular. Otherwise it's amazing book but it's nail grinding to listen to this butchery of the language. The audio engineers should have caught this. Besides the reading no complaints at all.
I don't agree with everything Seth puts out in this book but I do agree with about 90% of his ideas and strategies for building a better business. Most of it's common sense advice that most people just overlook. Some of it is a re-hashing from his other books and some of it relies on you needing to have read Purple Cow. All in all a higghly entertaining and insightful listen. I recommend it to any budding entrepreneur or someone who's is at all interested in changging their lot in life.
I have friends that are Futurists and this book is true to their spirit and just a fun listen! It's the best recorded book I've ever heard on audible and I wholeheartedly recommend it. If you are a fan of Bruce Sterling, Cory Doctorow, Neal Stephenson, William Gibson or the like then you MUST pick this up.
This book is so not for your average joe. Iron stomach is the base requirement and a terribly gore riddled imagination. That said this is one amazing book. My skin still crawls when I remember some of the stories but they all left a mark on me. Definitely a classic.
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