April 24th, 2011


[links] Link salad lays a colored egg

Vintage Ad for Fat-ten-u Products — Huh?

Bert Untooned — Art Guru James Gurney asks, What would Bert from Sesame Street look like if you kept his cartoon proportions but made him otherwise real?

I foresee that nobody will do anything about this problemLast year a mainstream psychology researcher called Daryl Bem published a competent academic paper, in a well respected journal, showing evidence of precognition. Instead of designing new studies to see whether people could consciously tell you about the future, he ran some classic psychology experiments backwards.

Australian outback time lapse — The night sky in HD.

Exoplanet Aurora as Detection Tool — Oooh cool.

Berbers in Libya — Language, culture and minorities in Gadaffi's Libya.

?otD: Eastercon or Westercon?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (convention day)
Body movement: to come
Hours slept: 6.25 hours (solid)
Weight: n/a
Currently reading: Nifft the Lean by Michael Shea


[conventions|personal] Congoing, homegoing

Had a more or less normal-for-me day at Norwescon yesterday. Less hiding in my room. Still pretty overwhelmed on the whole return of the cancer thing, but it was good to be out among a bunch of people who like me and care about me.

Reading today at 1 pm, if you're around. Then I'm skiving off for home. I'll see my liver surgeon on Wednesday to confirm the treatment plan and get a firmer sense of the timing of things this summer.

Inside my head is complicated and difficult.