Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad slides into another week of work and writing

A review of several books, including Mainspring and Escapement — Good stuff.

Lifesaving drugs may be killing health workers — A darker side to chemotherapy. (Via shelly_rae.)

The pool at Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore — Um, no. (Thanks to willyumtx.)

Adolfo Farsari – The Man Who Shot Old Japan — This is fascinating. Photos from 19th century Japan. (Indirectly via willyumtx.)

Seeing Infrared in MapsInfrared imagery in online maps lets homeowners see their energy efficiency. This is kind of cool.

Online, We Pay With Our Time Spent Searching — An interesting look at time/value calculations for our leisure and entertainment efforts. (Thanks to my dad.)

The third Bush termThe Edge of the American West on where Obama continues to fail those of us who believed in him. Not just environmental policy, but the war, Guantanamo, civil liberties — a wide array of that peculiar Bush-era admixture of idiocy and evil continues to be propagated by the man we elected to reverse the damage.

?otD: What's your word for world?

Writing time yesterday: 4.25 hours (6,000 new words, plus WRPA)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 8.5 (decent)
This morning's weigh-in: 231.6
Yesterday's chemo stress index: 2/10 (fatigue, peripheral neuropathy)
Currently (re)reading: Heretics of Dune by Frank Herbert

Tags: books, cancer, cool, culture, escapement, health, healthcare, links, mainspring, personal, photos, politics, reviews, science, weird

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