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Jay Lake
Date: 2007-11-13 04:43
Subject: [links] Tuesday link salad
Security: Public
Location:Omaha
Mood:bemused
Music:my tummy gurgling
Tags:cool, links, lj, northwest, photos, religion, science, tech, writing
The gaming-and-writing post has an interesting comment thread — I have more to say about this later, as well.

Scalzi on the Creation Science Museum — He is much kinder than I. I find Creationism fatuous and intellectually offensive. Of course, I also find disco fatuous and intellectually offensive.

A Spy’s Path: Iowa to A-Bomb to Kremlin Honor — Apparently I am all about the Cold War lately. (Thanks to my dad for the link.)

Three Panel Soul is killer funny — Who knew renewable energy could be such a riot? (Not utterly work safe.)

What the f***? — Swearing, culture and you. (Thanks to willyumtx.)

The World's Smallest Radio — "A tiny radio made out of a single nanotube could find use in biological and environmental sensors." Um, wow.

Giraffe vs plane

I've been Boing Boinged — Look carefully at the URL, btw.

The effects of your initials on life performace — I'm not sure this is statistically significant, but it sure is weird. Like nominative determinism, but making far less sense.

Yesterday was the 37th anniversary of the Exploding Whale Incident — A little piece of Oregon history many would prefer to forget.

Lighter than air goodness, courtesy of Shorpy
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Elspeth
User: evaleastaristev
Date: 2007-11-13 14:16 (UTC)
Subject: Seems the place it belongs
Don't know if this has been sent to you yet but...you made it onto Boing Boing.

http://www.boingboing.net/2007/11/12/jay-lake-tours-a-tit.html

thought you should know!
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Kevin Roche
User: kproche
Date: 2007-11-13 14:27 (UTC)
Subject: gah!
from the nanotube radio article. --

To do that, however, the nanotube radio would have to work as a transmitter. Right now, it is only configured as a receiver, but Zettl says that "the same physics would work as a transmitter."


Thereby palming the same card that Drexler always hides: how do you *power* your all-powerful nanomachine? In this case. I canactually see some possibilities, but they would almost all immediately move the device out of the nano regime.

Maybe I'm just cranky this morning,

Edited at 2007-11-13 02:37 pm (UTC)
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Sleeping Under Butterflies: meface
User: mary919
Date: 2007-11-13 15:58 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:meface
You only toured one and left the other unexplored? That's just not right :)

That swearing article is fascinating.
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