Crista Lopes bemoans the state of PL research with good responses from Matthias Felleisen and LtU (read moar Kuhn!).
Mark Lynas seems to think we can get the entire world out of poverty without breaking the planetary boundaries (think carbon, biodiversity, land use, etc.) by 2050. Cute.
Game of Thrones is available at long last online but who's complaining.
The NSA is apparently building a massive data center in Utah. This doesn't concern me at all.