[links] Link salad visits the home by the sea

Don’t forget the new caption contest [ jlake.com | LiveJournal ]

Paul Kincaid at Strange Horizons reviews Pinion — Hmm. The story belongs to the reader…

Planet Stories covers — Mmm, pulp. (Via Erotic Mad Science.)

Monkeys hate flying squirrels, report monkey-annoyance experts — “Monkey-annoyance expert”: your job title for the future. (Via Ed Brayton’s blog.)

The terrible truth of Tetris — Hahaha. (Via David Goldman.)

Industrial Arts Occupations — More WPA art from Vintagraph.

Unsung Heroes: Vintage Garbage & Sanitation Trucks — Another feature from Dark Roasted Blend.

Computing at the Speed of LightReplacing metal wiring with fiber optics could change everything from supercomputers to laptops.

Why GOP reaction is muted as judge affirms gay marriage rightsGOP conservatives may not be itching for a culture war over a judge’s decision overturning California’s gay marriage ban. Economic issues, not cultural ones, are their focus heading into Election 2010.

?otD: Are you dreaming of the time when you were free?


8/8/2010
Writing time yesterday: 1.25 hours (revisions, WRPA)
Body movement: beach walking later
Hours slept: 9.0 (solid)
This morning’s weigh-in: n/a
Yesterday’s chemo stress index: 3/10 (fatigue, peripheral neuropathy, emotional distress)
Currently (re)reading: Inheritor by C.J. Cherryh