Google Engineering Director Spells Out Vision for the Future of Digital Books — More on the settlement and the future of Google Books. Some of the stupid, evil thievery being perpetrated by Google is being addressed, but I’m still pretty damned unhappy about their unilateral, private rewriting of copyright law. (Thanks to
How Different Groups Spend Their Day — The New York Times with a rather spiffy interactive graphic.
Language Log on telegraph codes — Weird and funny stuff.
Top Ten Cities in Comics – chosen by an architect — From Drawn!
Tweeting, texting render avid users ‘present yet absent’ — Hmm. Continuous partial attention, anyone? (Thanks to
Criggo on colon surgery — Snerk. Don’t I know it.
Lunar Crater Stats Indicate Hidden Population of Asteroids — Speaking of asteroids.
Does there have to be an invisible sun?
Body movement: 10 minutes of stretching and meditation, 30 minute stationary bike ride
This morning’s weigh-in: 223.4
Currently reading: Bridge of Birds by Barry Hughart