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Print Story Johnny coming to UK in July
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By johnny (Mon Jun 27, 2016 at 08:00:25 PM EST) (all tags)
Quick, before the UK evaporates!

I'll be in Edinburgh, but only for a few days. I'm to give a talk at the SynbioBeta synthetic biology conference on July 7th (or 7 July, as they say over there in Europe, while it still exists.):

http://synbiobeta.com/advice-novelist-prepare-biodigital-era/

Here's a little podcast containing the kind of bullshit you might expect to hear from me were you to attend the conference:

https://techcrunch.com/2016/06/25/novelist-john-sundman-talks-crispr-genetics-and-logic-bombs/

I've never been to the UK. Which means I've never been to Scotland. Although my mother, grandmother, and virtually all of my relatives on my mother's side are (or were) Scots who emigrated to the USA after WW2. Despite my Swede-Finn surname, my predominant ancestry is Scottish. So this will be a (very abbreviated) kind of "roots tour" thing for me.


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Print Story Brexit
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By jump the ladder (Fri Jun 24, 2016 at 05:20:42 AM EST) (all tags)
Oh fuck...

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Print Story It's been so long since I've written a diary
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By ObviousTroll (Tue Jun 21, 2016 at 11:49:17 AM EST) (all tags)
I feel like you've all changed and I'm still the same.

Feh. Why is this so hard?

[Update] Updated several times to remove personal data leakage.

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By yankeehack (Tue Jun 21, 2016 at 03:54:47 AM EST) (all tags)
High School, Nostalgia, and New Jersey

It is late at night and I am going to try to write this.


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Print Story If you remember the 1860s you weren't there
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By TheophileEscargot (Sun Jun 19, 2016 at 12:23:54 AM EST) Reading, MLP, Politics (all tags)
Reading: "1864". Politics. Links.

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Print Story Now they know how many holes
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By TheophileEscargot (Sun Jun 12, 2016 at 01:26:01 AM EST) Reading, MLP, Watching (all tags)
Reading: "Submission". Watching: "The Hateful Eight". Links.

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Print Story and i, for one, welcome our new lizard overlords
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By the mariner (Thu Jun 09, 2016 at 11:28:29 AM EST) #GirlIGuessImWithHer (all tags)
with another eight years of anunnaki lizard hegemony now a virtual certainty in the united states, it's as good a time as any to publicly reaffirm my fealty to the existing political and social order.

as ever, i am prepared to offer my service if it should be required. i believe my expertise in four-dimensional geometry could be used to good effect in harnessing and focusing the interdimensional waves of human misery our liege lords rely upon for their sustenance.


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By hulver (Thu Jun 09, 2016 at 07:59:56 AM EST) (all tags)
Training is continuing.

And Thanks.

Selfishness.


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Print Story God is an idea, the devil is us
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By TheophileEscargot (Sat Jun 04, 2016 at 01:28:39 AM EST) Reading, MLP (all tags)
Reading: "The Thicket". Links.

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By anonimouse (Sun May 29, 2016 at 04:12:12 AM EST) (all tags)
I am deeply curious as to why whenever you see the Iraqi army, it seems as though their idea of shooting is just firing entirely randomly toward the enemy without any sense of a plan. 

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