Women of Science Fiction: Lois McMaster Bujold’s Falling Free

I had been meaning to check out Lois McMaster Bujold’s sci-fi novels for a couple of years (because I really enjoyed her Sharing Knife fantasy series), but my local libraries and bookstores never had the straight-run of her popular Vorkosigan Saga novels. As a slightly off-topic aside: nothing puts me off a writer or a […]


Bill Gates and My Education

I own an iPod and an iPhone (the 3G version which I refuse to upgrade until it breaks down; I don’t care how many new versions Apple comes out with), but I will probably never jump ship from Microsoft’s products completely. This is because Bill Gates helped me pay for college.