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Weekend Edition: 1-30

Posted By Tim On January 30, 2010 @ 9:58 am In Miscellany/Linkage | Comments Disabled

Bulletin Board

  • I’m not surprised because it’s happened before. The National Book Critics Circle announced the finalists for its annual awards [1] last Saturday. As a member, I get to vote and, again, not a single book I voted for is on the list. Moreover, I haven’t read any of them. Once again, can you spell “illiterati”?
  • Winner blog wonder Doug Viken has started the SD Science Cafe and All-Night Coffee House [2] to serve up material related to science and technology in South Dakota.

Zen Thought of the Week

  • A bank time and temperature sign I drove by Thursday said “-0″. Is -0 colder than 0?

Blog Headlines of the Week

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

Bookish Linkage

Nonbookish Linkage


Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Aldous Huxley, Proper Studies

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[1] the finalists for its annual awards: http://bookcritics.org/blog/archive/national_book_critics_circle_announces_finalists_january_23_2010/

[2] SD Science Cafe and All-Night Coffee House: http://dakotatoday.typepad.com/sdscience/

[3] What Do Bush and Obama Have in Common? Weak Democrats: http://www.mediaite.com/tv/what-do-bush-and-obama-have-in-common-weak-democrats/

[4] Mathematician Uses SETI Formula To Determine He Has A 0.00034 Change Of Getting Laid: http://io9.com/5457675/mathematician-uses-seti-formula-to-determine-he-has-a-000034-chance-of-getting-laid

[5] The Rise of Dog Identity Politics: http://nymag.com/news/features/63232/

[6] Via: http://abovethelaw.com/

[7] Before Martyrdom, Breakfast: http://chronicle.com/article/Before-Martyrdom-Breakfast/63689/

[8] Via: http://aldaily.com/

[9] reading list for the singularity: http://www.good.is/post/a-reading-list-for-futurists

[10] list of notable books: http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/rusa/awards/notable-books/lists/2010/2010notable.cfm

[11] nonfiction book of the year: http://prairieprogressive.com/2009/12/31/best-of-2009-books/

[12] write off literary magazines: http://motherjones.com/media/2010/01/death-of-literary-fiction-magazines-journals

[13] a mind map: http://chekhovsmistress.com/article/the_complexity_of_the_reading_life/

[14] as many biographies of Joan of Arc: http://www.bookslut.com/blog/archives/2010_01.php#015651

[15] public domain manifesto: http://www.publicdomainmanifesto.org/node/1

[16] Via: http://www.boingboing.net/

[17] only a short attention span: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704281204575002852055561406.html

[18] blame it on the systsem: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/01/28/misspelled-tattoos-perman_n_439993.html?slidenumber=8swFbNQySwM%3D&&&&slideshow#slide_image

[19] Via: http://www.buzzfeed.com

[20] the Roberts court has lost its virginity: http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/01/28/the-next-time/

[21] Via: http://www.businessinsider.com/lawreview

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