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http://www.tor.com/blogs/2010/01/sf-reading-protocols Jo Walton Monday January 18, 2010 12:38pm EST Genres are usually defined by their tropes?mysteries have murders and clues, romances have two people finding each other, etc. Science fiction does…

The Protocols of Science Fiction

http://www2.ku.edu/~sfcenter/protocol.htm A conversation on a 1996 Internet newsgroup questioned the existence of science-fiction reading protocols. Up to that point I hadn?t thought they needed explanation, since they seemed self-evident when Sam…

Julia Child?s Flaky Pie Dough

http://tjrecipes.com/?page_id=3335 Julia Child in the Family and Friend?s Cookbook? Well? yes. After watching her for soooo many years and reading all of her books, she seems like an old family friend. And her pie crust recipe is just too good ? a…

What is mobbing? The difference between bullying and mobbing

http://www.bullyonline.org/workbully/mobbing.htm What is mobbing? The word bullying is used to describe a repeated pattern of negative intrusive violational behaviour against one or more targets and comprises constant trivial nit-picking criticism…

Academic Mobbing: Is Gender a Factor?

http://www.wihe.com/printBlog.jsp?id=18929 ?You know what stops mobbings? Somebody saying, ?Cut it out. Enough of this.?? Researchers claim mobbing affects only about 2% to 5% of all workers, but the highest number of mobbing incidents takes place…

Lemon Tart with Summer Berries

http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/6591/lemon-tart-with-summer-berries Lemon tart with summer berries from Gordon Ramsay; Mr. Ramsay suggests chocolate sorbet to go with.

The Anosognosic?s Dilemma: Something?s Wrong but You?ll Never Know What It Is

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/06/20/the-anosognosics-dilemma-1/?hp About how Dunning-Kroeger began as a theory Part 1 By Errol Morris Web June 20, 2010 As Dunning read through the article, a thought washed over him, an epiphany. If Whe…

Why Ad Blocking is devastating to the sites you love

http://arstechnica.com/business/news/2010/03/why-ad-blocking-is-devastating-t… ?Blocking ads can be devastating to the sites you love.?

NYRSF Editorial Blooming (on negative reviewing as performance)

http://www.nyrsf.com/2004/07/nyrsf-editorial-192-blooming-on-negative-reviwin… [I now] suggest some hard-won guidelines for responsible reviewing. For instance: First, as in Hippocrates, do no harm. Second, never stoop to score a point or bite a…

Defeating the Dark Side of Social Networking – BusinessWeek

http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/mar2010/tc20100325_074058.htm ?Companies can?t rein in the conversations happening on social networks and blogs, but they can respond to their most vocal customers.?

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