Book Review – Robot-Proof

This is the second book I have read in the last two months concerning the fear that robots and other machines powered by artificial intelligence will take over many professions in the next twenty years. Jay Richards’ book, The Human Advantage: The Future of American Work in an Age of Smart Machines, the author reminded…

Book Review – Just Sit

Meditation is an excellent practice for health and mental health, but it can be challenging to learn. Just Sit: A Meditation Guidebook for People Who Know They Should But Don’t is a book for anyone familiar with the challenge, but who wants to learn to meditate. The book is exactly what the title says. It…

Book Review – Streetopia

I have been reading and considering the message of Streetopia for about one month. The book Streetopia provides an account of the exhibition Streetopia held in May 2012 in San Francisco. The exhibition was intended to be a celebration of the radical art and political movements in San Francisco since its founding. The book considers…

Book Review – Little Yellow House

Just before Christmas, I visited Edmonton for a weekend. To feed my Independent Bookstore habit, I sought out Audrey’s Books. As a souvenir, I found Carissa Halton’s Little Yellow House: Finding Community in a Changing Neighbourhood. I am pleased to add it to my bookshelf alongside Happy City and Streetopia. Whenever I read such books,…