While I am still snowed under, and in the process of finding out how to automate posting my Delicious links to this blog, here is a manual dump of some of the things I found interesting recently. Let me know in comments if you know how to generate weekly (not daily!) link posts like this one automatically, without having to learn Perl in the process.
Interesting article about the consequences of having an unprecedented amount of information available, and the dangers of having it all concentrated in one place.
Everyone is talking about the economy these days, here is an interesting angle, review of Margaret Atwood’s recent book on the subject.
The title says it all…
Excellent introduction to one of the major recent developments in string theory. Inserted in part to avoid having all links today point to the NY review of books.
Enjoy! I’ll be back pretty soon with some real posts.
p.s: another one, which I find really funny for some unclear reason.
pps: This is written using Ecto, from my new Macbook. Thanks to all the excellent advice I got in response to my post, the transition was really easy. It is also clear, after only a few days, that there is simply no going back…