Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
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[links] Link salad, miscellaneous edition

Man launches self into space? — The site is memes.org, there is zero external substantiation, and other headlines are about as weird. No matter how you slice it, this is strangely cool.

Some seriously lost tech — Remote detection of aircraft before radar, courtesy of Shorpy. See here for more on this kind of technology.

Freakanomics is having a contest for a six-word motto for the United StatesE pluribus unum, ars gratia pecunia.

Is the tipping point toast? — The tipping point and 'superinfluentials' in marketing.

The Edge of the American West on the American military experience in the Philippines — The reader is free to draw their own parallels.

scalzi is smart about Obama — Also quotes pnh being very smart about Obama.
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