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Jay Lake
Date: 2008-09-08 06:47
Subject: [links] Link salad for a Monday
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Tags:cars, culture, language, links, personal, publishing, religion, science

More on the process of outlining in fiction

Electric Velocipede has a subscription drive — Come on, you know you want to support real cool independent short fiction.

Publisher Imprint Report Card, Part 1 — A disquisition on branding in publishing. In case you weren’t confused enough already. (Snurched from Scrivener’s Error.)

Dr. Roundbottom: Scientist & Philosopher — If you haven’t following Dr. Roundbottom, you should. An ongoing series of steampunk/clockpunk photography, art, podcasts and generalized cool weirdness.

Epenthetis, IPA, and r-fulness — More fun linguistic geekery from Language Log.

C.E. Pettit with some fascinating observations about petrochemicals and civilization in a recent comment thread of mine

Intensifying the Sun — Improving the efficiency of solar power through light management.

lillypond with a few photos of the Rod Run up at Long Beach, WA — My sister, she takes good photos of automobiles.

The Reformation Online — “The Most Timely and Scientific Site on the Internet.” For certain non-rational values of “timely” and “scientific”, yes. Riveting stuff, in a sort of eschatonic train wreck way. (Thanks to lt260.)

From the department of weekend reachrounds, my post-convention comments on the presidential race. [ jlake.com | LiveJournal ]

Time in saddle: 30 minutes
Last night’s weigh-out: n/a
This morning’s weigh-in: 237.6
Currently reading: Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marisha Pessl

Originally published at jlake.com. You can comment here or there.

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russ: esperanto-flago
User: goulo
Date: 2008-09-08 14:49 (UTC)
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The Language Log you've linked to is about the linguist John Wells; by coincidence, he is a long-time Esperantist whom I've met on various occasions (and will be seeing again in a couple of weeks in Poznań). Small world!
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Jay Lake
User: jaylake
Date: 2008-09-08 14:51 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Funny thing...
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Ruthanne Reid
User: ruthannereid
Date: 2008-09-08 19:54 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Oh goody, another idiot misquoting religious text and making us all look like nutjobs. HUZZAH. :D

That "Intensifying the Sun" article is absolutely fascinating. I really wonder where that's going to go.
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