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About meI'm a software engineer and entrepreneur. I am Director of the Suncoast Skeptics, a critical thinking discussion group in Sarasota, Florida. I also co-host the podcast Positively Doubtful. I enjoy skepticism, traveling, kayaking, debate, music, college basketball, science, history, philosophy, comparative religion, and reading (duh).
About my libraryMy interests in non-fiction are centered around physics/astronomy, biology, religion, skepticism, history, military history, history of science, philosophy, mind, and mathematics. When I read fiction, it is nearly always fantasy, science fiction, military fiction, and classic literature from authors such as Dickens, Poe, or Shelley.
Groups75 Books Challenge for 2012, 75 Books Challenge for 2013, 999 Challenge, American History, Ancient History, Author and venue pictures, Banned Books, Bug Collectors, Build the Open Shelves Classification, Combiners! —show all groups, Common Knowledge, WikiThing, HelpThing, Evolution, Evolve!, Faith and Reason, FantasyFans, Hacking LibraryThing, Happy Heathens, History: On learning from and writing history, Medieval Europe, Military History, Non-Fiction Readers, Philosophy and Theory, Progressive & Liberal!, Science Fiction Fans, Science!, Skeptic's book club, Spam Fighters!, Suncoast Skeptics Book Club, The Green Dragon, Travel and Exploration literature
Favorite authorsDouglas Adams, Stephen E. Ambrose, Rick Atkinson, Terry Brooks, Bill Bryson, Jim Butcher, Sean B. Carroll, Jerry A. Coyne, Charles Darwin, Richard Dawkins, Hans Delbrück, Daniel C. Dennett, Jared Diamond, Bart D. Ehrman, Timothy Ferris, Richard P. Feynman, Neil Gaiman, Brian Greene, David H. Hackworth, David Halberstam, Sam Harris, Robert A. Heinlein, Tracy Hickman, Christopher Hitchens, Robin Hobb, Susan Jacoby, Robert Jordan, Michio Kaku, John Keegan, Martin Luther King, Jr., Naomi Klein, George R. R. Martin, Brian McClellan, David McCullough, Farley Mowat, Keith Nolan, Nathaniel Philbrick, Steven Pinker, Philip Plait, Carl Sagan, Brandon Sanderson, Lee Smolin, Hunter S. Thompson, Henry David Thoreau, J. R. R. Tolkien, Mark Twain, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Kurt Vonnegut, Margaret Weis, Django Wexler, Carl Zimmer, Howard Zinn, Phil Zuckerman (Shared favorites)
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LocationSarasota, FL, USA
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceDec 12, 2008
Currently readingWar In The Shadows: Guerrilla In History, Volume I by Robert B. Asprey
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