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Emily Lakdawalla

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Emily Lakdawalla is an American planetary geologist and Senior Editor of The Planetary Society, contributing as both a science writer and a blogger. She has also worked as a teacher and as an environmental consultant.
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Because Internet
Understanding the New Rules of Language
Gretchen McCulloch - Jul 23, 2019
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A linguistically informed look at how our digital world is transforming the English language. Language is humanity's most spectacular open-source project, and the internet is making our language change faster and in more interesting ways than ever before. Internet conversations are structured by the shape of our apps and platforms, from the grammar...
Emily Lakdawalla
Sep 19, 2020
@ZachWeiner You need to “Because Internet”, a Book by linguist @GretchenAMcC , who explores what this means, as well as generational and contextual variation in online punctuation use     source
Tin Star
Cecil Castellucci - Feb 24, 2015 (first published in 2014)
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On their way to start a new life, Tula and her family travel on the Prairie Rose, a colony ship headed to a planet in the outer reaches of the galaxy. All is going well until the ship makes a stop at a remote space station, the Yertina Feray, and the colonist's leader, Brother Blue, beats Tula within an inch of her life. An alien, Heckleck, saves h...
Emily Lakdawalla
Jun 20, 2019
@sondy My oldie but goodie go-to is the Chanur series by C. J. Cherryh. For YA audiences, there's a recent series that's interesting by Cecil Castellucci, first book is Tin Star.     source
Chanur's Legacy
C. J. Cherryh - Aug 04, 1992
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National best-selling author C.J. Cherryh continues her highly acclaimed series-with a new generation of alien encounters.Praise for the Chanur series:A tour de force...quintessential SF. (The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction)One of the best science fiction tales ever. (Minneapolis Star and Tribune)...
Emily Lakdawalla
Jun 20, 2019
@sondy My oldie but goodie go-to is the Chanur series by C. J. Cherryh. For YA audiences, there's a recent series that's interesting by Cecil Castellucci, first book is Tin Star.     source