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Jay Lake
Date: 2008-12-07 08:59
Subject: [links] Link salad remembers Pearl Harbor
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Tags:culture, funny, iraq, links, personal, politics, process
Styles of Perception — James Gurney on different ways of perceiving, and rendering, the same images. He's talking about visual art, but this can be viewed as a close analog to written fiction.

Ten Science Fiction Cliches to Love — Mike Brotherton is funny.

A Young Mad Scientist's First Alphabet Blocks — (Thanks to danjite.)

Happiness Is 'Infectious' In Network Of Friends: Collective -- Not Just Individual -- Phenomenon — Interesting. Wonder what the says about fandom and prodom. (Thanks to sheelangig.)

Strange Maps with more on the Atlas of True Names

Juan Cole on the Eric Shinseki appointment at Veterans Affairs — And a little trip down the memory hole for those of you who still like to pretend the Bush administration played fair in the run-up to the Iraq War.

?otD: How many giant fighting robots does it take to change a light bulb?

Body movement: 85 minute suburban walk
This morning's weigh-in: 221.4
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville

Originally published at jlake.com.

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User: jimvanpelt
Date: 2008-12-07 18:30 (UTC)
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The mad scientist alphabet blocks are on my Christmas wish list now. How cool!
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