The Overland Triker (Amazon reviews issue)

I am always learning things I should not have done, what we refer to as 20/20 hindsight. As of this writing today, there is an issue with reviews appearing on Amazon for The Overland Triker, which is misleading. The revised 2017 edition erroneously is showing reviews written for the original 2012 edition. I have been in contact with the good folks at Amazon, and a fix is coming soon, I am told. The original 2012 edition of the book has been discontinued, and is no longer available. The review error resulted from the fact that both books have the same title and author information, and the computer algorithm has not successfully differentiated between the two, thus the review content of the former has been linked to the latter. The Amazon representative has assured me today that the erroneous book linking will soon be cancelled manually by a human, thereby fixing the issue. If I had published the new edition under a new naming, this would not have occurred. Humans still have some advantages over automated computers, it seems. Computers can’t ride tricycles.


About Wild Steve

Steve Greene is a naturalist, free thinker, and seeker of truth. He pursues absolute truth in all things, modifying his existence as supported by legitimate evidence. His ideological foundation rests on the respect of life, as he follows a path of health, serenity, and maximum functional longevity. He has authored eleven books, and is a noted authority on Death Valley National Park, human powered recumbent tricycle touring, health and fitness, and professional law enforcement. Steve has not owned a petroleum powered automobile since 2008, as part of his environmental preservation paradigm. He thrives on a whole food plant-based diet, exercises regularly (bodybuilding, hiking, cycling), and enjoys exploring the wilderness, beyond the bounds of human dominance. Harmony with nature tops his priorities.
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