Sharp-Pointed Tendrils and the Span of Control: A Conversation with Jay Lake — In which I am interviewed at Clarkesworld by Jeremy L.C. Jones.
Kit O’Connell at SF Site reviews my novella The Baby Killers — He liked it a lot.
How ink is made — Eight minutes of chromatic industrial pr0n via art guru James Gurney.
Aerial Bridge: 1908 — It tooks me a minute or two to even interpret this image from Shorpy. It’s a style of bridge I’ve never seen before, sort of the inverse of a drawbridge where the default is permitting water traffic rather than road traffic. Interesting engineering solution.
Desktop 3-D printers are cool. But some people are scaling the technology up. — Also check out the first comment below the article.
Enceladus on full afterburner — Cool image, cool interpretation.
Much more on Gliese 581g — For them as wants. Fascinating read from Centauri Dreams.
Are we raising a generation of nincompoops? — The latest version of the “kids today” rant. Hey, you! Get off my lawn!
GOP pledge reduces deficit less than Obama’s budget — Not that the GOP or the Tea Party will ever notice. So much easier to hate than to think.
Assistant AG in Michigan Acts Like 9 Year Old — More classiness from another conservative in public office.
Assassination — Conservative commentator Daniel Larison with some strong, stark reasoning on the concept and labeling of assassination as a tool of statecraft.
?otD: How many purple clothes do you own?
Writing time yesterday: 60 minutes (OUR LADY, various WRPA)
Body movement: 30 minute suburban walk
Hours slept: 9.25 hours
This morning’s weigh-in: 237.0
Yesterday’s chemo/post-op stress index: 3/10 (post-op pain, fatigue, peripheral neuropathy)
Currently (re)reading: The Exile Kiss by George Alec Effinger