Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad gets home late, sleeps hard but short

The First 10 Pages: Science Fiction & Fantasy Boot Camp: 3/26/13 - 3/28/13 — Starting tomorrow, I'm co-teaching an online course from Writers Digest University on novel beginnings. This will led by writer (and friend) Phil Athans, with assistance from agent Carlie Webber and myself.

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

Cancer halted in five patients after treatment with own genetically modified cellsResults of the early-stage trial demonstrate that it may be possible to use the gene-therapy technique to control cancers in relapsed patients. (Via [info]danjite.)

A Strange Computer Promises Great Speed — Because quantum.

How Straight People Paved the Way for Gay Marriage

The county where no one's gay — At least, not if they value their lives. Ah, Sarah Palin's "Real America".

Terry Moran To Karl Rove: ‘You’re Scaring People’ On Gun Issue — Well, duh. That's how Republicans drive votes. Conservative ideas are intellectually bankrupt, objective failures. (Assuming you do remember the Bush administration.) Fear is all the GOP has left.

QotD?: Did you wake up where you expected to?

Writing time yesterday: 1.25 hours (revisions)
Hours slept: 5.75 hours (interrupted, though I did manage some airplane napping)
Body movement: 0.0 hours (very disrupted sleep hours)
Weight: 243.6
Number of FEMA troops on my block building solar arrays to undermine the American fossil fuel industry: 0
Currently reading: Interesting Times by Terry Pratchett

Tags: cancer, events, gay, gender, guns, health, healthcare, links, personal, politics, process, tech, writing

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