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George Mocharko
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George Mocharko is the Principal and Owner of GeoTech Consulting, LLC. He is a writer, traveler, and entrepreneur based in Washington D.C. He has a Master's degree in international commerce and policy from George Mason University's School of Policy, Government and International Affairs, and also has his B.A. in communication from Mason. Previously, George has served as a corporate communications manager in both the private and non-profit sectors.

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Book Review: Red Fortress, History and Illusion in the Kremlin

(0) Comments | Posted December 19, 2013 | 11:15 AM

Red Fortress: History and Illusion in the Kremlin

by Catherine Merridale
Henry Holt and Company, New York
479 pages
ISBN: 9780805086805

"The Kremlin is a deceiver; and it has been designed to project a story about Russia that hides far more than it reveals. We...

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Book Review: The First 20 Hours, How to Learn Anything... Fast

(0) Comments | Posted June 21, 2013 | 11:36 AM

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By Josh Kaufman,
$26.95, Portfolio / Penguin
Released June 13, 2013

Chances are you have a laundry list of things you want to learn and do, but little time to do them. Josh Kaufman, a self-described "learning addict," and author of...

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A 'Little America' With Big Consequences

(0) Comments | Posted October 4, 2012 | 12:43 PM

The death toll from the conflict in Afghanistan reached 2,000 last week.

If the U.S. hadn't reached that grim benchmark would the war still mean anything to the general public right now?

The conflict in Afghanistan is in danger of becoming a "forgotten...

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Review: You Are Not So Smart

(0) Comments | Posted April 11, 2012 | 7:24 PM

David McRaney
Gotham Books, 302 pgs. 2012

Let's face it: You aren't that smart.

It's a bold assertion -- maybe even an insult -- that isn't likely to endear you toward reading the rest of this article, or the book of similar name. Yet journalist David McRaney's...

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Book Review: Microstyle: The Art of Writing Little

(2) Comments | Posted October 9, 2011 | 3:35 PM

By Christopher Johnson
2011, Hardback, 246 pages, W.W. Norton & Company $21.95

Omit needless words.

That phrase is the age-old writing wisdom given by Strunk & White, in The Elements of Style. Little did Strunk know when his advice was first published in 1918...

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Review: The Filter Bubble: What the Internet Is Hiding from You, by Eli Pariser

(21) Comments | Posted August 17, 2011 | 4:18 PM

Psst? Wanna know a secret? The Internet is hiding something from you.

Eli Pariser's book The Filter Bubble treads lightly into the realm of the Internet with a book that in lesser hands could have become an unwieldy and complex subject.

Beginning with its cover -- a sly...

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