Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad wanders into Thursday

Hard SF and Soft, or Girls v. Boys — Nicola Griffith on genre privilege and gender.

Image of the Day: Sci-fi growth chart measures your geekiness — (Thanks to my brother.)

A quintessence of dust — Roger Ebert muses on the vastness of space and the nature of life.

Secret Space Plane Can’t Hide From Amateur Sleuths — The X-37B in orbit.

Nissan's Cartoon Cars, Once So Hip — This is pretty interesting, if you're into design or into things automotive.

Google's recipe for recipes — Hmm. Interesting. (Via @simonowens.)

Monuments to Clan Life Are Losing Their Appeal[T]he thousands of "earthen buildings" here, built by the ethnic Hakka and Minnan people of rural Fujian Province, are the ultimate architectural expression of clan existence in China. (Thanks to Dad.)

Let There Be Light Bulbs — In this time of war and rampant unemployment, it's very reassuring to see our conservative thought leaders focusing on issues of critical national importance.

?otD: Thursday Next?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (took the day off)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 6.0 hours (interrupted)
Weight: 248.6
Currently reading: A Bard's Eye View, ed. Michael A. Ventrella; Honeyed Words by J.A. Pitts

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