Blogging History: Stross's Neptune's Brood; Book planters; Dweeb is the new black

One year ago today

Stross's Neptune's Brood: science fictional companion to Graeber's Debt Neptune's Brood is Charlie Stross's newest, weirdest and most thought-provoking book.

Five years ago today

Books as planters: Tara McGinley spotted these delightful planter kits, called Honbachi, from Japan, containing the plant, soil, and a hollowed-out book

Ten years ago today
Pencil necked chic: Dweeb is the new black, according to this LA Times article about the transformed social status of geeks from outcasts to arbiters of cool.