Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad just wants some peace and quiet

Another review of Is Anybody Out There?

Reading on Paper is Faster than iBooks on the iPadThe study found that reading on an electronic tablet was up to 10.7 percent slower than reading a printed book. Despite the slower reading times, Nielsen found that users preferred reading books on a tablet device compared to the paper book. The PC monitor, meanwhile, was universally hated as a reading platform among all test subjects.

A Klemm L 25 (appparently) on Mont Blanc, ca. 1930

New Electronic Fibre Heralds Smarter Textiles

Dan Choi and James Pietrangelo subpeona the President: ‘we were following your orders’ — Gay soldiers and DADT. (Via Year of the Word.)

Republicans Can't Name Marshall's Activist Rulings — But it's such a great label! And it gets the base all riled up! Who cares about those silly facts when ideology is at stake?

?otD: What question would you like to see here?

Writing time yesterday: 1 hour (finished a flash piece)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 7.25 (poorly)
This morning's weigh-in: 231.6
Yesterday's chemo stress index: 5/10 (fatigue, peripheral neuropathy)
Currently (re)reading: Ringworld by Larry Niven

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