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Featured Author Interview with Jay Lake — In which I am interviewed at LitStack.
The Acts of Whimsy cancer fundraiser and the Lakeside Kickstarter for the documentary about me,
Haciendo el gamberro por una buena causa — The Acts of Whimsy fundraiser goes global…
The alternate history of my cancer — Hahahah. Speaking of whimsy.
Time to Refill Your Prescription For Zxygjfb — An amusing squib on the naming of drugs, especially cancer drugs. The comments are worth a browse as well. (Via David Goldman.)
Peptide depots and DNA tattoos could deliver drugs in the future — New methods boost the efficiency of biologically-inspired treatments. Interesting story with an annoyingly sexist photo illustration.
The World SF Travel Fund — In 2011, a combination of genre professionals and fans from the international scene and the United States gathered together to create the World SF Travel Fund. The fund was set up to enable one or two international persons involved in science fiction, fantasy or horror to travel to a major genre event. This strikes me as a worthy cause. Have a look.
Bridge of Sighs: 1903 — A striking Shorpy image of Pittsburgh.
Simulation reveals evolutionary origins of modularity — In case you were wondering.
Bus driver shot dead; child held hostage in bunker — Another of Sarah Palin’s “Real Americans” exercising his Second Amendment rights to theoretical defense of essential liberties. Aren’t we all made safer by guns?
Are Conservatives Happier than Liberals? — Interesting piece about transitions.
Immigration and the Future of America — Not looking good for those angry white men.
QotD?: Was it the monkey or the plywood violin?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (still in post-operative recovery)
Hours slept: 9.25 hours (fitful)
Body movement: 0.0 hours (post-operative recovery)
Weight: n/a (forgot)
Number of FEMA troops on my block protecting women from violence: 0
Currently reading: The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett
Posted: 8:37 am Wed January 30 2013 |