Writers and Writing:Kristine Ong Muslim sample from her collection, We Bury the Landscape.
- Be one of the annoying cool kids to discover her before everyone else, and you'll say, "Oh, yeah. You mean you haven't read her?"
Daniel Marcus calls for submissions to Geek Haiku
Rudy Rucker on Charles Stross
David Farland on setting accomplishable goals
Free ebooks:David Farland story
Film about writer Jay Lake's life & fight against cancer (Kickstarter/support)
Petition to restore missing 25-min to Clive Barker's Nightbreed
Art and Artists (one's a fine writer, too)Waiter Kevin Fair turns your guest checks into art
Mark Ferrari's art, writing and blog
Science, Philosophy and Education:Giant squid
Future travelers to Mars may have to have psychological toughness.
Brain implant for depression.
The probable improbable?
Interesting link says, "[M]any students abandon their pursuit of science and engineering majors [because t]heir professors are grading too hard."
Comment: What this link doesn't show (and what I tell students) is that while students may get lower grades here, they may get higher pay/demand outside of college.On Social Media (gives partial perspective on where our electronic culture is headed):