I don't think I've ever had such a difficult time getting back to writing after taking time away from it. I'm sorry about the delay; I put down a blog post about climate engineering over a month ago, and I just got back to it in earnest despite two weeks to work on it.
Penguicon did intervene, and I'm going to be off-line for a while as I rebuild the work machine (which involves deciding whether I'm going to be using Mandriva, SuSE or Fedora Core for the next couple of years), but I am going to give you something before I knock off to do that. Looks like tomorrow at the outside.
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