Chuck Wendig and 25 ways to fight your story's mushy middle. And just in time too as I transfer from the quick first act to a longer second act to get to the Orpheus in the Underworld third act. I'll have to read this again, tonight. There are thought worms writhing in my head because of this. Rereading may help turn them into Spice. The Spice must flow.
Well, AFP is calling it as it is. Look, we spent a whole hellofalotta money in WI, and we won! We bought your election, bitch. And now we'll buy the Presidency, too. Yeah for us.
"Well, get ready to add another entry to e-voting's list of woes… One Bender Bending Rodríguez was elected to the 2010 school board in Washington DC… This was not some nefarious attack from a group of rogue hackers: The DC school board actually dared hackers to crack its new Web-based absentee voting system four days ahead of the real election. University of Michigan professor Alexander Halderman, along with two graduate students, did the deed within a few hours." (Pointed to by John)
Fred Clark asking (and sharing an answer) who were the apocalypses written for? Of some relevance to the WIP. Also, whenever someone tells me in person about how Revelations is coming to pass, I respond, "Nero is long dead. We are in the end time already."
The 32 innovations that will change your tomorrow. (Grokked from Jay Lake)
Speaking of which, how about a morphic screen which can give you physical buttons on a touch screen? (Grokked from Tobias Buckell)
"Darling was right. There is voter fraud being committed before elections, but what he omitted is that it is Republicans who are engaging in the fraud… The voter fraud claims are a smokescreen to cover up Republican efforts to suppress the vote, while engaging in their own voter fraud. The only voter fraud problem we have in this country is Republicans denying citizens their right to vote." (Grokked from Jay Lake)
Alligator Quotient: They're babbling in tongues, trying to confuse me and succeeding.