atomic_fungus (atomic_fungus) wrote,

#2968: I is a zombie.

But the memorial service went very well. I got compliments.

I never know what that means. Does it mean people were expecting a complete fiasco because I organized it? WTF.

...and once everything was done and we were home, I just collapsed entirely. I ended up face-down in bed from 6 PM until 9:30. I didn't even have the energy to post; I lined up a shitton of tabs and then realized that I was about to the stage of propping my eyelids up with toothpicks.

My head hurts. *sigh*

* * *

First up, a few of stories about Amazon's latest offerings in the Kindle line.

Arse Technica has a look at them.

Kindle Fire, touchpad computer.

More on the new lineup.

The Kindle Touch is going for $139, or $99 if you don't mind the "sponsored" version (which means that ads display on the thing when you're not using it). But this also means that the basic version of the thing is selling for $109, which is less than I paid for my Aluratek.

I think a WiFi Kindle Touch may be my Christmas present to myself this year, though.

* * *

And if one of those ships has been converted into a missile launcher we could be looking at an EMP burst over the eastern seaboard.

A version of the story with a bit more meat in it.

* * *

Illinois is proving Margaret Thatcher's famous quote about socialism and other peoples' money.

* * *

...but it was a very nice service, and about 20 people showed up for the service and the luncheon, so it all worked out fairly well.

* * *

I don't think I have any energy left for WoW. Instead I'll just read some manga and go back to bed.

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