Linkblogging for 17/10/08

For those who are interested, I’ve received part two of the Mindless Ones interview, which I’ll be posting here tomorrow (it’ll take a little formatting and I’m exhausted tonight). A part three may follow…

In the meantime, a few links. I’ll try not to make this too dominated by the US election, but that’s pretty much all I’ve been thinking about recently. The fact that nearly 50% of people in the US are actually considering voting for McCain (and the polls being close enough that stealing the election is a likelihood) depresses me enormously. However, I’ve been reading tons of stuff at Sadly, No and Firedoglake in particular…

Chris Bird wrote the review of Terry Pratchett’s Nation that I’ve been meaning to write.

Tim at The Hurting has a very interesting new idea for what term we should use for sequential art/graphic novels/bd/…

Language Log have links to some interesting papers on why published research is usually wrong. The remedies advocated by the authors are completely wrong, but the explanation for the problems in most papers is nearer the mark…

Scipio looks at this week’s news in the DCU…

Vdash.org intends to be a wiki for mathematics that will formally verify the theorems added. Could be interesting.

And pillock reappraises Ang Lee’s Hulk.

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