I know I'm not alone in being profoundly relieved at the end of the presidential campaign. While grappling with the enormity of the democratic process, I have also been attending to other critically important tasks such as considering a format change for the Weekly Wrap. A lot of my preoccupations involve reading beyond medical blogs, so I'm going to try adding in non-medical links just so you know what I've been reading in general.
I really do hope the outcome of this election changes the international perception of the U.S. I'm related to Canadians and, through them, a bunch of Brits, and sometimes I get completely bewildered and worried-sounding phone calls about the state of the country in which I claim citizenship. Maybe these calls will one day end. I don't expect that to happen tomorrow, but I'm hoping for it to occur during my lifetime.
I blog, I tweet, and if I ever lose my job--hell YEAH, I'm going to announce it to the world. But I won't be the first.
An interesting analysis in the failure to recognize human irrationality during the development of the credit derivatives which underlie the pandemonium in the international markets.
I keep an eye on the status of Mexican immigrants, legal or not, in this country and I am disheartened at the reports of hostility toward their advocates.
Gizmodo: Why You Should Buy a Refurbished Laptop