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Jay Lake
Date: 2009-05-11 05:01
Subject: [links] Link salad for a new week
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Tags:contests, cool, culture, language, links, personal, polls, publishing, tech
Don't forget to vote for new caption contest — Some funny stuff there.

More on the Google settlement from Scrivener's Error

Language Log on "potty parity"

Made in America: 1937 — Dirigibles!

Stretchable Displays - An elastic conductor makes possible cheap, conformable displayys

Why I never hire brilliant men — Classic business writing. Odd stuff. (Thanks to danjite.)

?otD: Is this just another manic Monday?

Body movement: 60 minute trainer session at the gym
This morning's weigh-in: 217.0
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville, Engine Summer by John Crowley

Originally published at jlake.com.

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User: yourbob
Date: 2009-05-11 15:17 (UTC)
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AotD: It's not Sunday.
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Kenneth Mark Hoover
User: kmarkhoover
Date: 2009-05-11 17:37 (UTC)
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My father once told me he remembered seeing dirigibles in the sky when he was little. I always thought that was cool.
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User: chris_gerrib
Date: 2009-05-11 18:23 (UTC)
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I worked for a "brilliant man" once, as described in the business article. Watched that guy run a company straight into the dirt while blaming me.
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