Interesting Writings for a Sunday Autumnal Equinox

A brief but nice interview with fantasy legend Charles de Lint:

http://www.sfsignal.com/archives/2010/09/exclusive-interview-charles-de-lint/

Information that I did not know and could not even have imagined, but someone should so put it into a story:

http://abcnews.go.com/print?id=11463664

For those who find the age related break-down of the children’s market confusing, a children’s editor gives a nice, succinct explanation:

http://www.sfwa.org/2010/09/the-pirate-code-of-children%E2%80%99s-literature/

I have always kind of laughed at the Singularity idea. Not that I don’t love the Terminator movies, but given the lack of ability of our technology to function on a regular basis, much less repair itself and reproduce, and the fact that it is very easy to disrupt electrical power, I have never given it much credence. But I may have to change my mind, because those cursed egghead professors are teaching computers how to lie:

http://www.toplessrobot.com/2010/09/what_could_possibly_go_wrong_vol_17.php

As usual, Cracked.com points out very salient points:

http://www.cracked.com/article_18733_6-movies-that-didnt-realize-they-let-villain-win.html

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