April 28, 2009
|--My buddy Leonard and his wife Sumana have finished editing their sci-fi slushpile rescue compilation Thoughtcrime Experiments -- I love their collaborative investment of time, money, and energy to make that happen. (This here is Patrick Farley's "Gaia's Strange Seedlike Brood", one of the pieces they commissioned for it.)|
http://blogs.csmonitor.com/verbal_energy/2007/05/rules_no_one_te.html - rules of English grammar you didn't know you knew, fascinating - fun trying to think about the metapattern.
http://www.wired.com/science/discoveries/magazine/17-05/ff_neuroscienceofmagic?currentPage=all - Teller and the neuroscience of Magic, great stuff.
http://tech.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09/04/23/2339224 - GeoCities is going away? Boo. It was terrible but egalitarianly terrible, the first real implementation of the web's anyone-can-publish model.
http://www.asofterworld.com/index.php?id=426 - this recent softer world cartoon has been rattling in my brain ever since I first saw it.
Bad News: seemingly likely job offer fell through (changing of the guard at the company, perhaps...) Great News: starting May 1 I am fulltime at Lincoln Peak!