Book Review: Recursion by Blake Crouch
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By Blake Crouch
Publisher: Crown Publishing
Release date: June 11, 2019

In Recursion, it’s 2008 and Dr. Helena Smith is a brilliant neuroscientist driven by the devastation that Alzheimer’s disease is ravaging on her family to create a device that will save the memories of those people who are losing them. Not just a passing or faded memory, but those core ones that define our lives. And they are very lucid, very vivid memories. The way she has worked out the science, if you were to review these saved memories, you’d swear you’re living them firsthand. But she’s out of funding.

Enter Marcus Slade, a billionaire tycoon driven by a love of science and technology who wants to give Helena anything she needs to make her dreams a reality.

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The Drill Down 561: PAX South 2019
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On this week’s The Drill Down podcast, Facebook protects its bottom line while secretly spying on you, a huge trove of leaked Russian documents, a possible cause — and cure — for Alzheimer’s, Tosin’s report from PAX South… and much, much more.

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