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Jay Lake
Date: 2008-11-07 06:42
Subject: [links] Link salad for a Friday
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Tags:boosks, contests, green, links, personal, politics, science

In case you missed it yesterday, the Green cover from Dan Dos Santos via Irene Gallo at Tor is awesome [ jlake.com | LiveJournal ]

This is the last full day of the post-novel ennui contest [ jlake.com | LiveJournal ] — I’ll be posting a voting poll sometime tomorrow. If you haven’t gotten an entry in yet for a chance to win an ARC of Green, do it now.

At Specialty Garage, Making Hybrids Even Greener — Automotive tuning, San Francisco style. (Thanks to lt260.)

Mud eruption ’caused by drilling’ — Indonesian mud volcano pr0n. (Thanks to lt260.)

bloggasm with an article on poll crashing

Where does the GOP go from here? — ABC on the next steps for the Republican Party. If the GOP is serious about Sarah Palin or Bobby Jindal as potential leaders for their next few years, I don’t think their fortunes are going to improve.

Election unleashes a flood of hope worldwide — I realize that contemporary conservatives are pretty much by definition indifferent to what the rest of the world thinks, but for those of us whose view of the world does not stop at the American shore, this kind of story is very good news indeed.

lilithsaintcrow on the election — Specifically, reflecting on both candidate’s post-election speeches. Moving stuff. (Thanks to lt260.)

Question of the day: What happened to my personal jetpack, anyway? All I have is this lousy talking cash register.

Body movement: 85 minute suburban walk
Last night’s weigh-out: n/a
This morning’s weigh-in: 224.0
Currently reading: Nightcraft Mother by Shannon Page

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

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User: the_gwenzilliad
Date: 2008-11-07 13:52 (UTC)
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I always enjoy your link posts -- they keep me entertained, and they keep my mind busy, too.

Today I just want to say I love this photograph of you. It's a winner! Was there a wind machine involved? ;-)
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Jay Lake
User: jaylake
Date: 2008-11-07 14:10 (UTC)
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Thank you!

I believe that photo was taken on a northern California beach.
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User: ext_119583
Date: 2008-11-07 16:46 (UTC)
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Why would you want a personal jetpack when you could have a personal blimp?

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Jay Lake: writing-flying_car
User: jaylake
Date: 2008-11-07 16:47 (UTC)
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Both! I want both!
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Ross E. Lockhart: MaddieShake
User: lossrockhart
Date: 2008-11-07 16:54 (UTC)
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Thanks for linking to the story about Luscious Garage. Before she opened the shop in SF, Carolyn Coquillette was one of my neighbors up here in Petaluma. She's good people, with a very cool dog, and I'm glad to see she's thriving.
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