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Linkblogging For 30/7/14

Posted in Uncategorized by Andrew Hickey on July 30, 2014

A really rather good post by Slate Star Codex on libertarianism, non-self-regulating systems, transhumanism and races to the bottom. Just don’t make the mistake I did of reading the comments — or even worse, of replying to them…

The one good thing in those comments — a link to Design For A Brain by William Ross Ashby as a free ebook

Scalzi on Amazon’s latest comeback in its fight with publishers

Nested — a toy that randomly creates billions of “universes”

Ryan North on gendered pronouns

And Big Finish are doing two-day special deals all month. Today’s has, for £1 each, Omega and Davros (two extremely good Doctor Who audios), Master (a decent one let down by a poor ending), Zagreus (a… less great one), and Dalek Empire Series 2.

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Linkblogging For 25/7/14

Posted in Uncategorized by Andrew Hickey on July 25, 2014
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Linkblogging For 21/07/14

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Linkblogging For 17/7/14

Posted in Uncategorized by Andrew Hickey on July 17, 2014

Just quick links tonight, I’m tired.

Peter Watts corrects some popularisations of an interesting piece of neuroscience research

The security vs liberty fallacy of #DRIP

Tim O’Neill’s Devil’s Dictionary 2.0

Has DC done something stupid today?

And a series of posts about the character of Enoch Root, speculating about what his real role is (some from before the Baroque Cycle was finished).

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Linkblogging For 13/07/14

Posted in Uncategorized by Andrew Hickey on July 13, 2014

Just a few links today (spent my normal writing time writing a short story, which you’ll see here eventually if it’s not accepted by any pro markets):

Power Pop Criminals has the out-of print demo EP that XTC put out with the first 2500 copies of the French edition of Nonsuch.

Political Betting says the Tories had better not complain if the election delivers an unfair result.

Nick Barlow has been doing a series of posts based on Conrad Russell’s Intelligent Person’s Guide To Liberalism part 1, part 2.

How to tell if you are in a Borges story

An audio interview and short live set from Van Dyke Parks

And Rick Veitch has posted the pencils for his new cover for Miracleman #9

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