Congratulations to Max Barry, winner of the Aurealis Award for Best Science Fiction Novel for Lexicon. This novel looks at what would happen if words became literal weapons and goes well with our recent explorations of language.
Want to plot the exact moment your favorite TV show jumped the shark? Kevin Wu has created a site, Graph TV, that will use IMDB’s user ratings to show both each season’s success and the overall trend line. I’m just happy to see my dislike of the latest seasons of Doctor Who statistically validated.