Had to run errands and buy lunch today, so not much time to read things. So it's a light day.
John Joseph Adams is having a Kickstarter launch for his new horror magazine.
Ever wonder why history looks so patrilineal and Eurocentric? That's because things that didn't fit into that narrative were cut out. Although that essay is about the excising of powerful women and their narratives from our history, you do know that there are castles in Africa, and pyramid mounds in North America, right? And if you don't see echos of these struggles in the daily news, you aren't looking close enough. (Grokked from Matociquala)
Just put me down as "Undecided" - every major's terrible. (Pointed to by Dan)
Gesture control using sound waves instead of a camera. Way too many jokes about that. "My curser keeps jumping around and is uncontrollable when I'm surfing the internet." "What sites are you surfing too, sir?" (Grokked from Jay Lake)