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On editing (not really, it’s about Mastodon)

Don’t you hate blog posts or articles that start with the subject, “On [SOMETHING]”? I know I do! I was going to write a thing about how editing books is hard because you have to look at each thing and think about it. After a thousand of these things, I have begun to stare obliquely […]

Countdown Deals, Marketing and November

M45 - The Pleiades

This week, you might have seen a number of Twitter or Facebook ads show up in your stream for Trajectory Book 1. While I didn’t pick friends directly, it means the ad targeting “sciency, tech-savvy, smart-looking people” found you and included you in the population. There just aren’t that many of you on the planet. The […]

Mars. Europa. Rosetta.

(featured image, Seasonal Streaks, Mars HiRISE, NASA/JPL/U.Arizona via Astronomy Picture of the Day) Sometimes it really does feel like we’re living in the future. As a kid, growing up, I remember reading Astronomy magazine back in the late 70s and early 80s. The eggheads at NASA and the JPL (mad hearts!) had our future all mapped-out […]

Q3 Squad Goals Roundup, Q4 Proposals

A few years ago, around this time in September I’d have to write some emails with subject lines like the one above this post. It was always a teeth-gnashing exercise in frustration that made me question the rightness of a universe where difficult engineering tasks needed to be broken up into easily-digestible, 3-month chunks, then further […]