Daily Archives: September 16, 2013

Speech, Conversation, Debate, Engagement, Communication

Some thoughts on each.  1. As a general concept, freedom of speech includes the right to decide how and when to speak, and to whom. 2. This freedom of speech also includes the right to choose not to speak, and not to speak to whomever, including to you. 3. No one is obliged to have a conversation […]

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New Books and ARCs, 9/16/13

A nice set of books here. I am particularly excited about the Rachel Swirsky book. I don’t think it’s any secret that I think she’s one of the best speculative fiction writers of the last decade, so a collection of her short stories is basically concentrated awesome. It’ll be out 9/30. What else looks good […]

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How To Make Pictures Like Me

I get a lot of compliments on the pictures I put up here, which makes me happy and which I appreciate. I also get questions about how I make pictures like I do. Since I like sharing information, here’s a brief run down of what to do if you’re interested in making pictures like I […]

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