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New York 2140 (2017, Orbit) No rating

It is 2140.

The waters rose, submerging New York City.

But the residents adapted and …

Way too USian. If you want to give tons of descriptions of the dimensions of things, maybe don't use imperial units. The book also assumes you are familiar with the geography of NY and the US. These two things make it a tiring read. Might be fine as an audiobook.

Survival of the Richest (2022, Norton & Company Limited, W. W.) 4 stars

Named One of the Most Anticipated Books of 2022 by Kirkus and Literary Hub

The …

Not quite sure what to make of it

4 stars

This book was certainly fun and contained a handful of interesting ideas. However, I was missing a coherent throughline to the book. It really just draws a lot of analogies and relates separate things (often in very interesting ways). Especially if you don't follow 'tech politics' as obsessively as I do, you might find a lot of fun (and depressing) things in here.