Luke Finley (@lukefinleyedit )

Luke Finley

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Twitter Web App : Riffat Yusuf What she did was mean-spirited, maybe. But I can't begin to understand the level of self-righteous narcissism you'd need to cut off from your own child for good over it.

Twitter Web App : Good for remembering our troubles don't amount to a hill o' beans in this crazy solar system... twitter.com/sarasheridan/sโ€ฆ

Android : Riffat Yusuf Heath Sledge I just speculated that the smaller the surface area in relation to object size, the slower it would heat up, and superficial googling seems to confirm. Happy to be corrected a scientist, or even anyone dressed like one...

Twitter Web App : Heath Sledge The shape has about the lowest surface-area-to-volume ratio possible. I *think* that means it'll absorb heat slower than other shapes.

Twitter Web App : People use plain English to communicate better with customers, colleagues or the public. Here are a couple of resources that will help editors with plain English. Firstly, a review of the latest edition of the Oxford Guide to Plain English ๐Ÿ™‚ ow.ly/sFk730rc9YH 1/2

Twitter Web App : Kia Thomas Nope. I've done my time living in uncentral-heated flats when I was younger (you tell that to the kids today...). I don't like a very hot house, but when it goes below 18C in the daytime, heating's straight on.

Twitter Web App : It may be #NationalPunctuationDay, but don't correct everyone. Punctuation may be dictated by writing genre, style preferences, & medium (e.g., FB post vs research article) rather than by rules. Clients aren't enticed to work w/ #editors who delight in correcting others publicly.

Twitter Web App : Excellent article here (by one of the award's judges) about the failure to recognise and promote diverse talent in SF writing...

What the Clarke Award data tells us about diversity thebookseller.com/blogs/what-claโ€ฆ via The Bookseller