Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
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[links] Link salad has tire tracks all across its back

SF Signal with a review of Other Earths — Edited by Nick Gevers and myself.

Philip K. Dick: A 'plastic' paradoxThe Berkeley boho spent his final years in Orange County, which suited him fine, his daughter says.

James Patterson Inc. — About one author's journey to the top of publishing. (Thanks to my Dad.)

The art of cutting leaves — Wow. (Thanks to willyumtx.)

Analysis of 32 million breached passwords — (Thanks to lillypond, a/k/a my sister.)

One year with Obamatongodeon is wise. Perhaps sadly so.

Why do so many of our political leaders support creationism? — Outside of a framework of faith, Creationism is arrant nonsense that has no place in decision making in a modern society. You don't get to choose your own facts based on faith. Yet the idiocy that is Creationism seems inescapable in our political framework, poisoning the well of thought, debate, education and law. I really like this take on where it comes from as a top-down political trend.

?otD: Are you experienced?

Body movement: 60 minute suburban walk
Hours slept: 7.5
This morning's weigh-in: 224.4
Currently reading: Bangkok 8 by John Burdett

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