The Geek Atlas

Errata for The Geek Atlas

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page 9
Figure 3-1

In Figure 3-1 on page 9, the bottom-front-right vertex is missing a dot.

Brian Handley  Jun 24, 2009  Nov 01, 2013
Printed
Page 37
map icon at top-right

Per author: the star is in totally the wrong place. Should be the same as 008.

RachelMonaghan  Jun 24, 2009  Nov 01, 2013
Printed
Page 104
Second line

Pasttime should be pastime

Ian G-C  Jun 27, 2009  Nov 01, 2013
Printed
Page 113
2nd paragraph

The first sentence of the second paragraph states: 'The Solnova 1 station, also currently under construction, uses parabolic troughs to focuses the ...' I think the correct sentence should be: 'The Solnova 1 station, also currently under construction, uses parabolic troughs to focus the...' Cheers.

Note from the Author or Editor:
Yes, that's right. There is a minor error there.

Anselmo Diaz Valiente  Aug 16, 2009  Nov 01, 2013
Printed
Page 167
2nd paragraph from bottom

he phrase in the book is "that would normally by allowed through the wall". The "by" should be "be".

Note from the Author or Editor:
Looks correct: by should be replaced with be.

Anonymous  Aug 11, 2014 
Printed
Page 260
Third paragraph

Where it says "at a rate of one meter per second" it should say "at a rate of one meter per second per second"

John Graham-Cumming
John Graham-Cumming
O'Reilly AuthorO'Reilly Blogger 
Jun 24, 2009  Nov 01, 2013
Printed
Page 323
map icon at top-right

Per author: the star should be in Silicon Valley, not on the east side of the bay. Same as 085 would work.

RachelMonaghan  Jun 24, 2009  Nov 01, 2013
Printed
Page 331
map icon at top-right

Per author: should be the same as 085

RachelMonaghan  Jun 24, 2009  Nov 01, 2013
Printed
Page 346
map icon at top-right

Per author: not even in Silicon Valley; see 085.

RachelMonaghan  Jun 24, 2009  Nov 01, 2013
Printed
Page 350
map icon at top-right

Per author: not even in Silicon Valley; see 085.

RachelMonaghan  Jun 24, 2009  Nov 01, 2013
Printed
Page 359
Penultimate line

Typo in the word "website"

IAN G-C  Jun 27, 2009  Nov 01, 2013
Printed
Page 465
First line on page

extraneous "of"

Ian G-C  Jul 09, 2009  Nov 01, 2013