In defense of spell checking — Language Log is interesting as usual.
Europe beyond ASCII — A very strange map from Strange Maps.
Time traveler’s cheat sheet — (Thanks to
The best computer interfaces: past, present and future — I find myself oddly conservative on this topic.
Dobson concedes that the far right has ‘lost’ the culture war. — I don’t think that’s true. There always seems to be more room in conservative politics for hatred and intolerance. It’s not like the American Right woke up and recognized their intellectual and moral bankruptcy at this late date. (Snurched from Scrivener’s Error.)
?otD: Do you know the way to Xi’an?
Body movement: urban walking all day
This morning’s weigh-in: n/a (traveling)
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville; The Solitudes by John Crowley