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Andrea Sefler

Andrea Sefler
Andrea is a consultant and technical writer for various scientific software and instrumentation companies. She has a Ph.D. in chemistry from Berkeley and has never met a genre of music or books that she hasn’t liked. As a gamer since the days of the Apple II, Andrea can relate any number of hair-raising tales about role-playing games stored on 360 kB 5.25” floppy disks and may, someday, put them to paper.

‘Mentats of Dune’ oozes the hatred and horrors of ideological warfare

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The importance of the Dune books is that they are indeed a great read but they are quite a bit more than that. They are exploration of the entanglements of science, religion and politics and the morality and immorality uniquely endemic to each. Mentats of Dune has continued this vein of introspection and is a quality addition to the series.

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Throwback Thursday: my favorite old comic strips and books

I was doing some spring cleaning in the attic the other day and quickly but happily got distracted by my old collection of comic strips/comic books. As I had had so much fun with my last Throwback Thursday post on computer games, I thought I'd take the opportunity to bring out some of my old favorites in the world of comics.

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