he programs AI’s that predict the weather.

“I have it in my hands, but I don’t understand it. Mirah peers over my shoulder, grins in my periphery, and pokes at it. The amber clouds react to the gravity of her digit instantly, particles drifting into a new configuration of spin. As she removes the finger, it spirals back into something like its original shape, spitting out loops of fire and tiny shrapnel as it goes.”

The illustrious Dr. Dee, best friend, random adventurer, weather scientist, cross-dresser, and martial arts expert, had one of my favourite of his short stories published on 365 Tomorrows today!

ps. it’s one I named! yay!

this is my new favourite thing

365 day eleven: swept on
365: day eleven

Penn Jillette of Penn & Teller has a new video blog called Penn Says up on Crackle. It’s incredibly satisfying, as they consist entirely of Penn, a refreshingly intelligent individual, picking up a camera and talking into it about whatever he feels like. He’s astute, cynical, charming, and hilarious.

“Now let me just tell you, I don’t care at all about Britney Spears. Britney Spears is in that category of, I think, someone I could have sex with and still not care about her. Usually, there’s something that that would trigger in me on automatic, but I think I could with Britney and still not even answer her e-mails.”

Also, oh my mercy, not only does he compare Hillary Clinton to Jerry Lee Lewis, I think he just flashed his bits during a political rant about the possibility of a Mormon President’s magic underwear. Win. If there were more, I would leave these playing when I went to bed.