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Viking Warrior Women: An Archaeodeath Response

As my friend James says, an analysis of the recent kerfuffle by 'one of Britain’s leading mortuary archaeologists. '

Good stuff.


The trains are all late /
Thunderstorms down power lines /
While on the same days /
Record heatwaves sweep the land /
And still some deny the change.

When I was trying to come up with a title for the AI Weirdness book, I tried training a neural net to generate titles.

There were a LOT of rejected titles.

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Pizza with store-bought mozarella and home-made pesto (spinach, garlic, ground almonds, olive oil, and home-made cheese) about to go in the oven. I'm pleased with the result.

"Education isn't something you can finish"

-- Isaac Asimov

The MAA (Medieval Academy of America - ) is looking for feedback from non-traditional medievalists as well as those outside tenured or tenture track positions. Also look at their statement of support for such scholars -

Perhaps of interest to folk

#DwarfFortress is finally patching in petting animals. Including undead animals??? Best game ever

Racism & white selfhood, swastikas, slurs mention 

I hear this over and over with white people who do racist shit, that this is "not who I am" and they are "not a racist," as in this article about high school seniors who vandalized their school with swastikas and hateful slurs.

And the idea both fascinates and troubles me, that you can have a "self" separate from your actions that hurt people. How does that even work?

Part II in a continuing series -

Thirty-Five Years With Blade in Hand - Part Two - A Youth Spent in the

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Medievalists and Medieval-adjacent. Sort-of.