Thursday, October 8, 2009


When people hear I have dialup, they often looked shocked. Well, at least for me it is a financial choice. Some urban areas have been “redlined” by Internet service providers that don’t see a financial payoff to wiring poorer communities.

Great tweets of science.

How far can you get from a McDonald's? (Via Houck.)

How to introduce yourself in graduate school.

An interview with the guy who rescued the WPA NPS posters and is creating more. (Via Historiann.)

Remember a while ago I linked to a story about an author whose book about a black character ended up with a cover of a white girl? The publisher has replaced the cover.

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