Brenda Cooper

Archive for March, 2013

Backing in Eden: Chapter 5 – Big Data

I write in the evenings and in the early mornings.  During the day, I’m a Chief Information Officer.  In my case, that means I’m responsible for the data and information systems for the City of Kirkland, Washington, in the USA.  The topic of the year for people in my business has moved from “cloud” to […]

Reading Recommendation: Leviathan Wakes, by James S. A. Corey

I found Leviathan Wakes to be a very enjoyable and intense SF ride with a perfect amount of tension and interest.  While it starts out as an asteroid-belt detective story, it ends up dealing with far higher stakes.  The book was full of great characterization, simple and powerful prose, and interesting events.  It captured my […]