Moh: General Charles De Gaulle is well known throughout modern history as the leader of the Free French Forces.  What is not as well known is that his youngest daughter Anne (January 1, 1928 – February 6, 1948) had Down syndrome.   Although public perception of the time was that children born with Down syndrome were a result of […]

Links van 30 juni 2014 tot 3 juli 2014

The Internet’s Own Boy. Aaron Swartz HD – YouTubeThe story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz, who took his own life at the age of 26. Terry Pratchett forced to cancel appearance by Alzheimer’s | Books | theguardian.comUrgh. Right in the feels: "the Embuggerance is finally catching up with me". Eric’s Archived Thoughts: […]

Gelezen: Up in the Old Hotel

Er zijn van die auteurs en van die boeken die mij sprakeloos achterlaten van bewondering voor hun taal — Marguerite Yourcenar, Jack Vance. Er zijn boeken en auteurs die mij doen duizelen van de wereld en de personages en de verhalen die ze opbouwen — Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire, Erikson’s Malazan Book of the Fallen. […]