Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad clocks in from Portland once more

When present tense gets strangled in the woes, made of our future foe scenarios Lisa Costello talks more about my prognosis and next steps from her perspective.

Day By Day: A Mother's Life With Cancer — (Via [info]shellyrae.)

Bequeathing the Keys to Your Digital Afterlife — Highly relevant to me right now. Probably potentially relevant to anyone reading this. (Via my Dad.)

Reflections on Death, God, and Sunshine — I like this.

On "blogs" and "posts" — An, language neepery.

'Month in the life of Twitter' survey shows network's distribution of languagesLeetaru used the Twitter 'decahose', a feed of 10 percent of all tweets not available to the general public. "Decahose?" Wait, what? (Via Daily Idioms, Annotated.)

If everything fades into the background, you may have a high IQIgnoring a specific visual distractor correlates with IQ scores. Hmm. If true, this implies a number of odd and interesting things.

Should Memorial Day include Commemoration of Thoreau? — Huh. Some things I did not know.

Who’s the Threat? Western Powers have invaded and Killed Millions of Muslims — The West is far more of an existential threat to Islam than the other way around, based simply on the numbers.

Bob Dole says he, Nixon, Reagan wouldn’t make it in today’s GOP — Given that it was Dole, Powell, Reagan and that entire generation of post-Nixon Republicans who knowingly made the GOP into the madhouse it is today as part of the effort to continue generating enough angry white guys to stay in business, it's years too late and trillions of dollars too short for them to be complaining about it now. Senator Dole, you assclowns very much on purpose shit this political bed. Unfortunately, all of America has to lie in it. Maybe you should have thought of this twenty years ago? Conscience always comes too late to conservatives.

QotD?: Are you home today?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (travel day)
Hours slept: 7.25 hours (fitful)
Body movement: 0.5 hours (stationary bike)
Weight: 251.2
Number of FEMA troops on my block scamming disaster aid slush funds: 0
Currently reading: How to Be Sick by Toni Bernhard

Tags: cancer, culture, health, healthcare, language, links, personal, politics, radiantlisa, religion
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