Reviews and links for October 2011
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
It's a homage to the 80s and early computer games set in the ultimate MMORPG of the future. What's not to love?
- The Important Field from xkcd.com (Snort).
- Girls equal in throne succession from BBC News - Home (Not really the main inequality of a monarchy...).
- S.F. slips a notch with tourists amid panhandling from San Francisco Bay Area News — — SFGate (Charleston FFS! Smile at a tourist today!).
- Lists of award-winning/nominated science fiction books from Boing Boing (#todo @myEN).
- On Tea from Boing Boing (Damned right).
- Visualizing Herman Cain's 9-9-9 plan to redistribute wealth from the poor to the rich from Boing Boing (Good chart).
- Insert coin to continue from jwz (Ha).
- Bill Gross Explains What’s Different About Chime.in: “You Can Follow A Part Of A Person” from TechCrunch (Gross is right #w2s).
- How did Murakami conquer the world? from BBC News - Home (Kick-ass books?).
- New Data API Around NASA Data Sets from API Evangelist - Blog (NASA data #API :) #todo @myEN).
- Kabbadi players fail doping test from BBC News - Home (Oxygen?).
- (title unknown) from riot right clit click (The only #SF residents who follow the MUNI front door only rule).
- Royal succession changes proposed from BBC News - Home (Simon Cowell to have final say).
- Ben & Jerry's taste for protest from BBC News - Home (Brave Brand Stand).
- Subscription Service For Kids Activities Kiwi Crate Raises $2 Million from TechCrunch (If they're still going in a couple of years...).
- The TiVo Premiere Elite: 4 Tuners, 2 TB, Available Today For $499 from TechCrunch (Still no clock...).
- Eternal Flame from xkcd.com (Nice Jobs tribute from XKCD).
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