Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
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[links] Link salad wakes up, wonders, and goes back to sleep

Why There Can Never Be A Competitor to Google BooksPublishers are about to grant Google monopolistic pricing power and permanent exclusivity over countless "orphaned" works. Ah, tha banal evil that is the Google Books Settlement.

Prometheus Rising Through Saturn's F Ring — More APOD awesomeness from NASA.

O'Donnell's Ignorance. Again. — It amazes me that a party that managed to elect intellectual lights such as Jim Bunning and Michele Bachmann has scraped even deeper into the loon barrel with such success.

America’s Holy WritTea Party evangelists claim the Constitution as their sacred text. Why that's wrong. Wait, angry conservatives mistaken about something? Why, them being wrong on the facts is as unlikely as the sun setting in the west! (Via shsilver.)

Tea Parties and Fairness — Daniel Larison on an interesting point.

?otD: Why?

Writing time yesterday: 0.5 hours (distraction factor)
Body movement: trade show walking to come (overslept my hill walking time slot)
Hours slept: 7.25 hours (solid)
This morning's weigh-in: n/a
Yesterday's chemo/post-op stress index: 4/10 (fatigue, peripheral neuropathy, emotional distress)
Currently reading: The Loving Dead by Amelia Beamer

Tags: links, personal, photos, politics, publishing, science

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  • [links] Link salad flies away again

    Being right or being happy: pilot study — Which kind of reminds me of my “justice versus peace” parable I sometimes tell. (Via David Goldman.)…

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