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Errata from Eloquent Science

July 27, 2015 Filed under Blog, Excerpts, Featured, News, Resources 

homer-computer-doh1Here is a list of typos identified by the compositor of the book. These changes were not implemented at the time.
 
p. 53, 1st graph: OK to change “formating” to “formatting”?
p. 53, 3rd graph: OK to change “conciousness” to “consciousness”?
p. 86, 3rd graph of section 9.8: OK to change “parenthethical” to “parenthetical”?
p. 97, first graph of item 4 in sidebar: “eggregious” s/b “egregious”
p. 130, 1st graph of section 11.7.6: Should “(Fig. 11.2)” be “(Fig. 11.20)”?
p. 131, 1st graph of section 11.7.7: Should “(Fig. 11.2)” be “(Fig. 11.20)”?
p. 170, 2nd graph of section 13.7: OK to change “syncophant” to “sycophant”?
p. 217, last graph in sidebar: OK to change “mansuscript” to “manuscript”?
p. 253, 2nd graph: OK to change  “Moreoever” to “Moreover”?
p. 260, callout: “aggregrate” s/b “aggregate”
p. 263, 2nd graph: OK to change “prioritorize” to “prioritize”?
p. 268, callout: I removed the extraneous quote mark at the end (not really a question–just letting you know)
p. 277, last line: OK to change “anticlimatic” to “anticlimactic”?
p. 282, 3rd graph of section 25.5: OK to change “bulletted” to “bulleted” (as used elsewhere throughout)?
p. 286, last graph before section 25.7: OK to change  “anotations” to “annotations”?
p. 291, 1st graph of section 26.1: OK to change “comraderie” to “camaraderie” (or at least “comradery,” which isn’t great, but at least shows up in Webster’s)?
p. 295, last graph: OK to change “superceded” to “superseded” (as on p. 23, line 7, e.g.)?
p. 302, second graph of sidebar: OK to change “forgiveable” to “forgivable”?
p. 310, 4th graph: OK to change “naviagate” to “navigate”?
p. 330, 3rd graph: “share a lot of common” doesn’t sound right…
p. 345, 1st (ital) graph: OK to change “do’s and don’t’s” to “do’s and don’ts” (as per p. 209, second graph)?
p. 367, note to p. xxvi: OK to change “readibility” to “readability”?
p. 369, note to p. 41: OK to change “prevalance” to “prevalence”?
p. 375, second graph of note to 191: “a adjective” s/b “an adjective”
p. 385, second graph from bottom: OK to change “Pyschological” to “Psychological”?
p. 393, ninth entry: Should I change “Authors’ guide” to “Authors’ Guide” (as elsewhere throughout book)?

In addition, there are two other crucial mistakes:

Figure 19.1 is incorrect [Link].

On the back inside flap of the cover, “Telsa” should be “Tesla”.

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