Clarkesworld, Year Four, part one — A review that covers my short story, “Torquing Vacuum”.
At Fake Hospital, Kaiser Runs a Testing Ground for New Technology — Pushing around supply carts for miles, tending to plastic babies, and maintaining an ersatz operating theater are how one health-care giant figures out what saves money.
Trading bots create extreme events faster than humans can react — Our algorithms now show collective behavior that we do not control.
Another Week, Another Climate Change Denial Article in The Mail — Climate change denialism has slightly more intellectual credibility than evolution denialism, but that’s sort of like saying tire rubber is slightly more edible than asphalt.
The Banality of Systemic Evil — 70 percent of those age 18 to 34 sampled in a poll said they believed that Snowden “did a good thing” in leaking the news of the National Security Agency’s surveillance program. So has the younger generation lost its moral compass? (Via David Goldman.)
Qotd?: How high will you go today?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 7.0 hours (solid)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Number of FEMA troops on my block closing golf courses for Agenda 21: 0
Currently reading: n/a (chemo brain)