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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Linkdump for May 27th

by Rob Friesel

Gulf oil spill: Be prepared for the worst at Boing Boing — a quote within a quote, re: Exxon Valdez: Despite heroic efforts involving more than 11,000 people, 2 billion dollars, and aggressive application of the most advanced technology available, only about 8 percent of the oil was ever recovered. In other words, off-shore drilling […]

Linkdump for May 14th

by Rob Friesel

First Novel Survey Results by Jim C. Hines (via B²) — filed under "makes me feel less bad" (tagged: blog publishing writing ) Men’s Room Mathematics at Moral Hazard: I’m excited to have stumbled upon an apparently new mathematical system; the sequence generated by the Urinal Mapping Function is not found in the On-Line Encyclopedia […]

Linkdump for May 4th

by Rob Friesel

"Political Animal" 5/4/2010 Quote of the Day at The Washington Monthly: Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) doesn't want Faisal Shahzad, the suspect in the failed car bombing in Times Square, to be Mirandized. Neither does Rep. Pete King (R-N.Y.). "Did they Mirandize him? I know he's an American citizen but still," King said. "But still"? What […]