Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad for a holiday week hump day

Bohn’s ‘Visions of the Future’ Ads, 1940s — I have some of these framed on my living room wall at Nuevo Rancho Lake. (Via Curiosity Counts.)

Visualized: IBM's 1956 HDD packs 5MB of storage, requires forklift for installation — Mmm, storage. (Via my brother.)

Ghosts in the Machines — Photos of the remains of Bethlehem Steel. Big Industry's corpse.

New Work on FTL Neutrinos

Giant shrimp raises big concern as it invades the Gulf

If Your Teeth Could Talk...The Mouth Offers Clues to Disorders and Disease; Dentists Could Play Larger Role in Patient Care.

Normal today, cancer tomorrowResearchers discover how cancer can develop overnight.

The Incredible True Story of the Collar Bomb Heist — Dept of things so weird you couldn't make them up. (Via David Goldman.)

Keeping Students From the Polls — That's the GOP. Since they can't win on ideas, they cheat through outrageous gerrymandering and voter suppression. These days there isn't even any pretense left, either.

O Lucky Mitt — Mitt Romney and the Republican primary process.

Rick Perry Sues Virginia Republicans Over Ballot Access — Sues in federal court over state ballot access rules. Because Republicans are so about states' rights, except when inconvenient for their political ends. The hypocrisy, it burns.

?otd: Working or off today?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo fatigue)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 10.0 (solid)
Weight: 204.4
Currently (re)reading: The White Dragon by Anne McCaffrey

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