Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
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[links] Link salad sings Monday, Monday

Amazon Commits Rare Strategic Blunder Using Brilliant Tactic — Just a typical abuse of their corporate power. I personally continue to boycott Amazon because of their abusive behaviors.

Mission patch from 1930-1931 Miskatonic University Antarctic Expedition — :: wants ::

Cassini to make a double play

An Unusual Vein of Deposited Rock on Mars — Very nearly a smoking gun for running water, this.

Cosmologists Reveal Largest Ever Simulation Of The UniverseThe latest computer model of the cosmos involves 400 billion particles in a box about two thirds of the volume of the universe. Sounds like the inside of my refrigerator.

Higgs boson to be unveiled (possibly)Cern physicists are on tenterhooks as experiment sets out to confirm the existence of the Higgs boson.

Unraveling an epidemicAutism rates have increased twentyfold in a generation, stirring parents' deepest fears and prompting a search for answers. But what if the upsurge is not what it appears to be?

Climate Change Disaster looms despite Durban Agreement

Siri Failures, Illustrated — The apparent Christianism of Siri, who promotes fake abortion clinics that bear false witness to entrap young women, but won't provide any info on abortion or rape crisis resources. Miserable failure, Apple. Just miserable. (Via [info]danjite.)

What Latin America Can Teach UsThe New York Times on income inequality and the decline of the middle class. (Via @brendacooper.)

NPR Tries to Track Down Those Millionaire Job Creators — Like supply side economics, millionaire job creators are nothing but another cherished GOP myth with no basis in reality. (Via David Goldman.)

?otd: Can you touch that day?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo fatigue)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 10.0 (fitful plus napping)
Weight: 209.0
Currently (re)reading: Diplomatic Immunity by Lois McMaster Bujold

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