August 19th, 2011

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[links] Link salad gets hammered by Worldcon

Conan the Barbarian: Hungry for gore? This remake’s for you

A gnawing question answered: It’s a capybara roaming Paso Robles

Do You Suffer From Decision Fatigue?

NASA: Greenhouse Emissions Could Elicit an Alien Attack — Um…

Climate controversy spotlights GOP stands on science — Conservatives and counterfactuals. It’s like they can’t help themselves. (Thanks to [info]goulo.)

?otD: Slots or blackjack?


8/19/2011
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (2.5 hours of Hugo prep and rehearsal)
Body movement: 30 minute urban walk
Hours slept: 6.25 hours (solid)
Weight: n/a
Currently reading: The Magician King by Lev Grossman

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

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[conventions] Worldcon, Day One

Well, yesterday was nuts. And that’s me with my schedule kept deliberately light. Some morning stuff over at reg and the dealer room. Lunch with Steve Feldberg and Jim Kelly. The afternoon spent doing Hugo prep and technical meetings. Dinner with [info]casacorona, [info]kenscholes, his friend J— and Alex. The Liar’s Panel after dinner with Jim Kelly, Connie Willis and David Levine. The Sidewise Awards. A brief pit stop at the Tor party. Collapse.

Today: lather, rinse, repeat.

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