Daily Archives: February 28, 2012
Posted on February 28, 2012 14 Comments
For my pal Deven, whose birthday is today. He likes Steely Dan! And so do I. Also, I got him a pony. Boy, are they hard to mail. Just so you know.
SFWA Is Redirecting Amazon Links From Its Site
Posted on February 28, 2012
Come find out why (the short answer: Amazon is fighting with publishers again and in the process hurting writers). Comments turned off here, per my usual practice regarding SFWA notifications.
The Big Idea: Chad Orzel
Posted on February 28, 2012 11 Comments
A couple of years ago physics professor Chad Orzel (and his dog Emmy) endeavored to explain physics to humans with How to Teach Physics to Your Dog. That book went on to become a worldwide success, with translations into ten languages to date. How do you follow up? By diving deeper into an especially strange […]
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