Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad is still in the Sunshine State

Nerd Nite #1: Sex, Dying, and the FUTURE! — A reminder, I'll be talking about cancer and genomics next Tuesday evening in Portland.

Departures Cont. — Ta-Nehisi Coates writes beautifully about being in Paris, race, language and life.

The Feather Atlas — Huh. (Via Daily Idioms, Annotated.)

Huge Ice Spheres Along Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore — Wow. (Via Daily Idioms, Annotated.)

Extinction that paved way for dinosaurs definitively linked to volcanism

Doctors Should Tell Patients About Some, But Not All, Unexpected Genetic FindingsA professional medical geneticists group recommends that certain genetic risk factors be examined in all medical DNA sequence tests. I have real issues with the idea of concealing known health information from patients.

105 US kids died of flu; most didn't get vaccine — Vaccinations save lives.

Female techie fired after tweeting about sexual comments — It's hard to know what to say here.

How do I talk to my mom about pants? — This kind of religious mindset just baffles me.

The Gingrich-Santorum “Unity Ticket” That Wasn’t — The bog mindles.

QotD?: Orange you glad I'm here?

Writing time yesterday: 1.0 hour (WRPA, revisions)
Hours slept: 6.0 hours (fitful)
Body movement: 0.5 hours stationary bike
Weight: n/a (away from home)
Number of FEMA troops on my block building solar arrays to undermine the American fossil fuel industry: 0
Currently reading: Guards, Guards by Terry Pratchett

Tags: cancer, culture, france, gender, health, healthcare, links, nature, politics, race, religion, science, tags: personal, tech

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