[links] Link salad for a Thursday

John Gillette at the Bettendorf Public Library cites Mainspring as an examplar of steampunk — In the same breath as The Difference Engine, even.

io9 accuses me of Intelligent Design — Not inaccurately, as it happens. Some nice analysis of me and Karl Schroeder over there.

3D Logic — Tetris meets Rubik’s Cube. (Thanks to willyumtx.)

More on vaccination protestors — Sorry, but your wilful misunderstanding of medical science does not trump my child’s health and safety. (Thanks to lt260.)

Cancer Test for Women Raises Hope, and Concern — Interesting article about the ethics of cancer testing. As a cancer patient, I was (and am) extremely interested in all possible data, even that with variable degrees-of-confidence. (Thanks to lt260.)

So, Yankee Stadium Takes This No Moving During “God Bless America”-Thing Rather Seriously — Right, because patriotism is about a song. Instead of, say, not starting pointless foreign wars which kills thousands of Americans and hundreds of thousands of other human beings. (Thanks to willyumtx.)


8/28/08
Time in saddle: 25 minutes (switched back to non-load-bearing exercise)
Last night’s weigh-out: n/a
This morning’s weigh-in: 238.0
Currently reading: The Gone-Away World by Nick Harkaway