Assorted Personal Notations, Essays, and Other Jottings
[BLOG] Some Tuesday links
‘Apostrophen’s ‘Nathan Smith writes about how allies should not accidentally inflict trauma.
Centauri Dreams looks at Juno’s findings from Jupiter.
Dangerous Minds shares the photos of mid-20th century Japanese surrealist Kansuke Yamamoto.
The Dragon’s Gaze links to a paper suggesting the large majority of potentially habitable exoplanets have not been sterilized by gamma ray bursts.
Language Hat links to a New Yorker short story examining life in a university linguistics class.
Language Log argues, based on some questionable evidence, that either Chinese will transition to a Romanized script or English will start to displace written Chinese.
The Map Room Blog links to the MacLean’s review of the Nova Scotia Community College’s Centre of Geographic Sciences.
Personal Reflections’ Jim Belshaw reflects on the history and future of Denmark’s relationship with Australia.
Savage Minds wonders what future the traditional anthropological academy has under Trump.
Towleroad links to a crowdfunding effort for Leo Herrera’s film Founders, which will imagine a gay world unmarked by AIDS and where now departed luminaries of the 1980s and 1990s continue to exert influence. The last I checked, Herrera is already two-thirds of the way to his thirty thousand dollar goal.