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ANCILLARY MERCY by Ann Leckie

The quality of mercy is not strained;
It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven
Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest;
It blesseth him that gives and him that takes:

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May 2017 global temperature update (belated)

I update the GISTEMP records every month, but I missed writing up April’s monthly summary. Real-world events have set my priorities elsewhere and this May 2017 write-up is a couple of weeks overdue. 716 more words

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ANCILLARY SWORD by Ann Leckie

OH, my goodness, I love this trilogy, and one of the best things is that is was written by a woman!!!!!   Yea, us.  Ancillary Sword… 542 more words

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Blog Tour & Giveaway // All the Stars Left Behind // Aliens, Diversity + Tech

Today is my turn to share with you, the author guest post for All the Stars Left Behind!! I’m so excited for her to share her thoughts about her story… … 519 more words

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Google is Closer Than Ever to a Quantum Computer Breakthrough

IN BRIEF

Google is on schedule to produce a 49 qubit chip and achieve quantum supremacy by the end of 2017. This is a critical step along the way to functional quantum computers that can achieve problems far beyond the capacity of traditional systems.

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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

Twenty Thousand Leagues, written in 1870, is arguably one of the greatest classic Science Fiction books written by a man whom many consider to have created the genre of science fiction writing. 1,946 more words

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TERRADOX by Craig A. Falconer

Falconer wrote Not Alone, which you can read about here, and which I really loved. Now, although I did not mention it in my comments on… 364 more words

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