Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad for a Friday, side portion only

A review of Mainspring Powell's | Amazon | Audible ] — The reviewer really, really, really didn't like the book. The comments are so negative they are funny. Not my audience, I guess. (Scroll down to the middle of the post.)

prof_brotherton on how to write a book review

A camera built to study the beauty of decay — Which mostly makes me want to construct a pinhole camera from the case of an upright piano. Don't think I wouldn't do it. PianoCam, coming to a flatbed truck near you... (Thanks to Jacques B.)

The Aldrin Cycler — Trips to Mars on an energy budget. This was a new one on me.

Time in saddle: 17 minutes
Last night's weigh-out: n/a
This morning's weigh-in: 274.6
Currently reading: Blue Highways by William Least Heat-Moon Powell's | Amazon ]

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