I just learned that my old friend, Sun colleague, and fellow SecularLiberalGeek Gene Saunders died last week. (I just got off the phone from speaking with his friend Judy.) I’m going to miss his constant emails on politics, technology, godlessness, and Texas. More anon. UPDATE: Links to Gene’s blog and his photos, courtesy Alec. UPDATE:…Read More Gene Saunders, RIP
SpaceX did it! Fantastic work.Read More Orbit!
I left my Kindle at the office this weekend, and I just finished a couple of work-related books (one tedious, one great), and so I’m looking for reading material this evening. I have two new books on the same subject, and I’m trying to decide which to crack first: Godless, by Dan Barker Why I…Read More One subject, two books…
Felipe Massa should have won today’s Singapore Grand Prix. He was the fastest driver, in the fastest car, using tyres which worked better on his car than the competition. Instead, he finished next-to-last, out of the points, and saw Hamilton extend his lead in the Championship. And the cause of his failure was a classic…Read More Overengineering