These are my links for December 27th 2011 through December 29th 2011:
- Events » Blog Archive » Is Science Fiction the only truly relevant literary genre today? – Write up of Gower Street event
- Bread of Heaven? | Lou Morgan – "the biscuits were more like small cakes; in others they resemble shortbread or oatcakes, stamped with cherubs, hearts, crosses or death-heads, and were served with a type of sweetened spiced (and occasionally “burned”) wine. All the combinations, however, connect to ancient funeral practices found on the Continent… The term “arval” appears to stem from the Nordic tradition of providing ”averil”, or “heir-ale” at a funeral, toasting the eldest male and heir to the household or title as he took possession of his inheritance."
- Why Browsing Is So Important to Content Discovery – "the larger the collection, the more useful browsing becomes"
- What do you love? – Google shows you what it's got
- THRILLING WONDER STORIES! –
- BBC News – Every death on every road in Great Britain 1999-2010 – Well, this is sobering. MT @kirstinbutler: via @MeFi: Interactive feature of every death on every UK road 1999-2010
- I’m a neo-Luddite and anti-technology – opinion – 28 December 2011 – New Scientist – Technology will destroy Western civilization in 25 years, Neo-Luddite Kirkpatrick Sale tells @newscientist – by email >
- New Scientist TV: Beat the salad bar: Build the ultimate food tower – Hungry cheapskate? Learn how to beat the buffet by watching @rifish build a salad tower > < yes, we ate it afterwards
- Dot-dash-diss: The gentleman hacker’s 1903 lulz – tech – 27 December 2011 – New Scientist – Dot-dash-diss: the gentleman hacker's 1903 lulz: