Results are in...

No matter how you lean politically, check out McCain's concession speech. It was classy and unifying and I have taken it very much to heart. The election is done, and we're all on the same side again, not as tiny outposts of our political beliefs, but as a bunch of plain old people who all share a big neighborhood they'd like to have prosper, even though we all have different ideas for how to go about it. Good show, candidates. Now let's see what the future brings.

spreading the word - more free books

Cory Doctorow

first, this book, free under creative commons



Short Yet Fantastic

the archives at the now-defunct scifiction online magazine are still available:

full-length stories and novellas by silverberg, tiptree, bruce sterling, terry bisson, gardner dozois, theodore sturgeon, zelazny, octavia butler, le guin, del rey, ... this list is becoming a ludicrous who's who, so i'm going to let you go now so you can start reading.