* "The Obama administration is assembling a constellation of secret drone bases for counterterrorism operations in the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula."
* Fears of a future with automated killing.
* Good read: what happened to all those prisoners we submitted to rendition?
* Why the Greek economy is threatening to collapse the EU.
* Jonathan Bernstein on properly pressuring the Fed.
* New world order: online gamers help decode virus enzyme. (Courtesy p_sunshine.)
* Whoah. Almost half of all college grads come from three countries. (Courtesy asimplelife.)
* Joel Achenbach re-examines John Brown and his raiders.
* Oh, heh, entirely forgot to post the Emmys results. (Mad props to Margo Martindale and Peter Dinklage.)