Timothy Quinn

Timothy Quinn   is a writer, photographer and editor who's taught at both New York University and the City University of New York. He's not a southern lawyer, U.S. naval commander, research dermatopathologist, Irish politician or New Jersey police captain. Those are all other Googleable Timothy Quinns, and they will happily remit outstanding debts on his behalf.

This particular Timothy Quinn has written professionally on such diverse subjects as technology, psychology, education, law and politics, appearing in Z Magazine, The Australia Financial Review, SpaceDaily, Prospect, BYTE and the New Orleans Review. Several of his articles are syndicated by Featurewell.

Octopus Intelligence His latest book is Octopus Intelligence, published by Guernica Editions and available in North America and Europe through retailers such as Amazon.com and Indigo.ca. To learn more, visit the official Octopus Intelligence website.

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{ Interviews }

Interview with Timothy Quinn, Mobile Project Manager
Gina Abudi (March 14, 2012)

The Web Project Manager Interviews: Timothy Quinn
Sam Barnes' Web Project Management Blog (January 31, 2012)

Meet the Speaker - Timothy Quinn
FITC (October 27, 2011)

12 or 20 Questions: with Timothy Quinn
Rob McLennan's Blog (May 16, 2010)

On Writing, with Timothy Quinn
Open Book Toronto (October 23, 2009)


{ Excerpt of the Day }

Doomsday prophets are not a recent phenomenon, and while one might argue that book royalties and the promise of late night talk show coverage motivates the modern apocalyptic seer, there's clearly something about the messianic act that appeals to certain personality types. We'll never know whether Nostradamus would've been a hit at cocktail parties, but his present-day counterparts might lead one to believe that charisma, intellect and unthreatened open-mindedness are less likely attributes than an awkward unblinking paranoia when confronted by intellectual sophistication or irrefutable data. To hear [Zecharia] Sitchin mutter about alien astronauts in ancient Mesopotamia is to find oneself wishing he'd found a somewhat healthier outlet for his mania, like hanging around convention halls dressed as Mr. Spock.

From If You're Reading This, The World Didn't End Last Thursday


{ Recommendation of the Day }

The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon (ISBN-10: 006091307X)


{ Contact }





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