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Top Reviewer Ranking: 347
Helpful votes received on reviews: 90% (149 of 165)
Location: Ontario, Canada
In My Own Words:
I live in rural Ontario, and work across Canada and cyberspace, which leaves me little time for books, music and movies, so even less for reviews. But now and then I feel the need to share something about a more obscure work I came across.

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 347 - Total Helpful Votes: 149 of 165
Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 by Microsoft
As a touch-typist, it took a few hours to get used to the fact that the keys were not where I expect them to be, but once I got used to them, I found that it worked very well and I'm not getting the wrist strain that I was getting with other keyboards.
Intuition Pumps And Other Tools For Thinking by Daniel C Dennett
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
If you are new to Dennett, this is a good place to start because he has polished many of his old arguments to make them simpler and more compelling. And you really should read one of Dennett's books because he is one of the best philosophers working today, with important things to say about topics that interest many non-philosophers.

If, like me, you have read most of his earlier works, you will be disappointed by the amount of repetition of those works. Yes, the arguments have been improved in clarity, and there is new thinking in between, but I was sorry I spent the money on a hardcover. For this, I could have waited.
Ginsu 05901 Chikara Damascus Series 7-Inch Santoku by Ginsu
I'd tried a cheap Santoku knife and decided I liked to use them but it lost its edge quickly. So I thought I'd try this one. There were many at a much higher price but this one was supposed to be good Damascus steel, in multiple layers. It feels really good to handle, retains its edge for a long time and that edge is super-sharp. The straighter edge (compared to my former European-style chef knife, slightly longer), makes it easy to pick up what you have just cut up and transfer to the pan.
Recommended. I don't know what the higher priced knives are like but I can't imagine that they would be of much more value - I am completely happy with this one but not with cheaper ones.