Reviews and Links for July 2012
The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
A personal anti-adventure, gripping and poignant and pedestrian.
The Children of the Sky (Zones of Thought, #3) by Vernor Vinge
Solid, unexpected third installment. Don't read if you haven't read the first two.
'robot revolution would end quickly, because the robots would all break down or get stuck against walls' - http://t.co/X4AFepMI
RT @GeoCollective: Daniel @RavenEllison speaking at National Geographic on the importance of #geography and #guerrillageography http://t ...
Aspam, Aomori, Japan - looks like Blade Runner. http://t.co/UePboKyJ
Cloud Atlas trailer http://t.co/etJealdX (on the plus side, lots of reasons for this to be great, on the minus side... Tom Hanks :( ) #fb
[text: “what the fuck, it worked the first time”,... http://t.co/chCeMv8M
Chow Down (at Chick-fil-A): http://t.co/cOuZViuC via @youtube
4 of 5 stars to The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes http://t.co/lV8ZrNHL
I side 90% with Jill Stein... http://t.co/zCNzugqD
Naples, Florida, USA snapshot from Catfood WebCams on Android. http://t.co/HACOmEhr
Testing a webcam share from Android... http://t.co/Ha94fZoW
Rolling up social APIs: https://t.co/qrXnqX7T #todo @myEN
Thanks for the Cash Mr. Bubble Man: http://t.co/ZonD58yD
With More Original Programming On The Way, Netflix TV Viewing Is On The Rise http://t.co/Q8oCNZUv -- missing the point, lack of content
Hubble discovers new Pluto moon http://t.co/kRB95fLu -- Promote Pluto back to a planet immediately!
Amanda Palmer's awesome stop-motion music video [NSFW]: http://t.co/XfGBC9NY
ITHCWY: Hummingbird http://t.co/CHtA5fV3
Clegg: House of Lords is 'flawed' http://t.co/qp6MuKPO -- yes, do this: http://t.co/QNPyzu8X
ITHCWY: Twitter's API has got too painful for me: I've developed a bunch of stupid, niche and vaguely promising… http://t.co/J6Y0EZ62
IT class warfare — It’s not just IBM http://t.co/bK0Nr2lG
Naming Pets http://t.co/syC0kgWa
BBC News - Brian Cox: bank bailout costlier than UK science 'since Jesus' http://t.co/1RSN5g5Z -- amaaaaazzzziiiinnnnngg
"A conversation with my 12 year old self" (video) http://t.co/zYOEKDnN -- freaky
ITHCWY: Shrubbery: A missed opportunity to demand that violators shall provide... another shrubbery! (At the Old… http://t.co/lBSQaDmI
Probably the Higgs: http://t.co/yspWoQlv
Spring cleaning in summer http://t.co/269vRG1O - Google kills iGoogle. It was naff, but it drove a lot of @CatfoodSoftware business. Sad.
Cisco's cloud vision: Mandatory, monetized, and killed at their discretion http://t.co/OkBkKAsA via @extremetech @CiscoSystems
A better idea for House of Lords reform: http://t.co/WXhNgHF4 Agree? vote for http://t.co/svIg4nuG #lordsreform
ITHCWY: House of Lords - time for Legislative Service?: I've mulled the idea of having an upper chamber randomly… http://t.co/6C5cQjz2
You Might Be A Smanker If… http://t.co/L91rDvqV
Cisco locks customers out of their own routers, only lets them back in if they agree to being spied upon and monetized http://t.co/2QIdw42P
Bouncy, bouncy druids, not available outside the UK: http://t.co/mw7XcKth
Division http://t.co/2tIh8IXM via @RavenEllison
Patent troll http://t.co/AY3FIg8W
Operated by the knights who say NI! http://t.co/TkMndo7c