Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad, day of rest edition

The Boondocks on why life isn't more like Star Wars — I miss this strip almost as much as I miss Calvin and Hobbes.

When they learned to decompile the results of the Human Genome Project, the following were found in the resulting source code... — Seriously geek funny. (Thanks to danjite.)

Chumble Spuzz! — Hysterically funny, and slightly frightening, view of English as it is seen in Asia.

lillypond with photos of yesterday's family hike

Nevada school district bans Spanish on the bus — Right. Because immigrants never did anything good for this country! Just ask a Native American. More here.

Colin Powell on the presidential candidates — "Frankly, we've lost a lot in recent years. I am going to be looking for the candidate that seems to me to be leading a party that is fully in sync with the candidate, and a party that will also reflect America's goodness and America's vision." Interesting.

Time in saddle: 10 minutes at low speed, plus 25 minute brisk walk (due to knees being NSF Friday and Saturday)
Last night's weigh-out: 277.0
This morning's weigh-in: 273.8
Currently reading: The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image, by Leonard Shlain Powell's | Amazon ]
Tags: culture, funny, language, links, personal, politics

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