In this light but enjoyable book, Torvalds recounts the history of the creation of the Linux kernel. It is accessible to non-technical people and filled with Torvald’s blunt Finnish remarks on the meaning of life and sundry other topics.
In this work Dawkins takes care to explain how the concept of randomness has been over-emphasized in the popular understanding of Darwinian evolution. He presents numerous examples showing the critical role of non-random natural selection, not random mutation, in the evolution of seemingly designed creatures.
After reading several of David Brin’s essays I decided to read The Postman. Then I glanced at my bookshelf and realized I had already read it. Oh well, maybe I shall read it again. Hopefully it was better than the movie.