I missed a week of updating by obsessively watching everything Who-anniversary-related on iPlayer, including this clip of Tom Baker’s reappearance seventeen times. Here are some undoctored links.

Aurora and unusual clouds over Iceland.

If all stories were written like science fiction stories.

If science fiction stories were written like Facebook feature releases.

How a copyright mistake created the modern zombie.

How a US-UK pact forged modern surveillance.

Naomi Klein on how science is telling us all to revolt.

Charlie Brooker on why video game television is so hard to make.

Re:char will help Kenya go green and save money.

Imagining the post-antibiotics future. Guess what—it’s awful!

Headlines from a mathematically literate world.

Waterstones’ amusing riposte to Amazon Prime Air.

5 December 2013 · Weblog