Bryan Singer + X-Men + time travel = pure joy.
Bland lead actor, weak script, solid execution.
Power, Abuse, and Other Stories
Charles Stross on “The myth of heroism”
States in which Tesla is allowed to sell cars – (fwiw, I think the way car dealers’ organizations have manipulated state legislatures is a) out of date and b) was pretty fucked up to begin with).
Pygmy Anteaters Look Like Small, Dusty Puppets Brought to Life
Amazon: it’s not being a detractor to point out a pattern of repeated behaviour – Wherein competition is better for everyone.
Tangentially Speaking 71 – Andrew Gurevich – Some interesting comments on law vs taboo, top-down vs grassroots, and force/coercion vs respect.
Some thoughts about diversity, writing, and why it’s selfishly important
As Court Fees Rise, The Poor Are Paying The Price
Favoritism, not hostility, causes most discrimination
Big Bang’s Ripples: Two Scientists Recall Their Big Discovery
What Does “She” in Science Fiction Tell Us About Language on Earth?
What if people told European history like they told Native American history?
The Uses Of Difficulty – Constraints and creativity.
Decent but unremarkable (damning with faint praise).