Fire Study by Maria V. Snyder My review rating: 4 of 5 starsI strongly recommend reading Poison Study, Assassin Study, Magic Study, and Power Study all at a go. The two novellas are optional but canonical and fun. Snyder’s world seems to be made up of just two countries: Ixia and Sitia. When Poison Study starts, […]
You actually want to go watch Hans Rosling talk. If you ever need to give a presentation of any kind at work, this video should count as “how to do it” training. Even if you don’t, go watch. You’ll enjoy it, and this is good stuff to know.
Going back to this post, keeping a database of everybody’s book/video/music influences would be a major nuisance and a waste of resources better used for other things. You can’t count on everyone having such things listed in a profile or on a website somewhere. There are people whose immediate family members couldn’t give you a […]
Funktionslust My thanks to ladytabitha for leading me (indirectly) to it.
oligopsony (oli-GOP-suh-nee): The market condition where a few buyers control the market for a product. From the marvelous A.Word.A.Day list.
Another new word! Word of the Day for Tuesday, January 4, 2005 distrait \dis-TRAY\, adjective: Divided or withdrawn in attention, especially because of anxiety.
Just so y’all know that you didn’t do ALL of my exam study work for me… Current Mood: accomplished
Was it someone here or someone on a mailing list who mentioned the free online courses at the HP Learning Center? Whoever it was, thank you. I’ve signed up for several of them. I’ve always been totally overwhelmed by Photoshop. It’s just too much program for me. LView or IrfanView have really been enough. But I’m […]