Tweets from April 2017

The Stars Are Legion by Kameron Hurley: a lot more... meaty than I expected. A bit of a slow start; it picks up about a third of the way.

Sat Apr 01 15:19:40 +0000 2017


Sofia Samatar has a new short story collection coming out next week. :D http://smallbeerpress.com/forthcoming/2016/12/07/tender/

Mon Apr 03 09:15:43 +0000 2017


Auto-updating time-lapse video of the /r/place canvas http://spacescience.tech/place/

Mon Apr 03 10:50:33 +0000 2017


Want to learn Python? Here's a Humble Bundle full of books which may be relevant to your interests: https://www.humblebundle.com/books/python-book-bundle

Wed Apr 05 19:23:01 +0000 2017


Ding dong! The witch is dead! https://insights.ubuntu.com/2017/04/05/growing-ubuntu-for-cloud-and-iot-rather-than-phone-and-convergence/

Wed Apr 05 20:33:43 +0000 2017


This Python data science textbook is available as a set of free Jupyter notebooks! https://github.com/jakevdp/PythonDataScienceHandbook

Fri Apr 07 16:29:11 +0000 2017


New praying mantis friend C89y206XsAAmPSa.jpg

Sun Apr 09 10:53:02 +0000 2017


@ParadoxMirror I once had one on my back porch for months, but it's been ages since I've seen one! Moved from under… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/851027086923976704

Sun Apr 09 11:00:43 +0000 2017


Binti: Home by Nnedi Okorafor: ends on cliffhanger! Some elements from first novella fleshed out. Looking forward to next instalment.

Mon Apr 10 13:08:08 +0000 2017


Archivist Wasp by Nicole Kornher-Stace: hard to describe; the unique setting makes it worth reading.

Tue Apr 11 10:06:15 +0000 2017


Sword & Mythos (anthology): several good stories, although not all seemed on topic. Also enjoyed the essays.

Wed Apr 12 12:04:47 +0000 2017


Any recommendations for a plumber in the Southern Suburbs?

Thu Apr 13 13:02:38 +0000 2017


The Bone Key by Sarah Monette: pretty good collection of short horror / mystery stories with a common protagonist.

Fri Apr 14 17:11:39 +0000 2017


A mostly faithful Flash port of MozPong, a beloved MacOS game from my childhood: http://www.dagage.com/flashgame/mozpong4flash/mozpongflash_e.html

Sat Apr 15 20:53:54 +0000 2017


Deathless by Catherynne M. Valente: an interesting read, but a little too incoherent for me. May benefit from more familiarity w/ source.

Tue Apr 18 14:45:42 +0000 2017


Don't know how I missed The Tomato Thief last year, but I'm glad I read it at right time to get certain references. http://www.apex-magazine.com/the-tomato-thief/

Wed Apr 19 08:12:43 +0000 2017


Looooook at this fluffy eight-legged kitten http://mentalfloss.com/article/94567/researchers-discover-new-species-giant-spider (unless you don't like spiders, in which case maybe don't).

Wed Apr 19 20:41:31 +0000 2017