Links of the week

Stephen King’s Compulsion to Write

“It’s a compulsion,” King replied. “For one thing, when I was younger, my head was like a traffic jam full of ideas, and they were all jostling, and they all wanted to get out. And I wrote a lot more than I write now. I still write every day.”

Feed Rango

Nice browser extension that makes Feed Wrangler look a little purtier, so she don’t get laughed at by the other little girls.

How a total n00b mined $700 in bitcoins | Ars Technica

I have to admit, I still just can’t get my head round bitcoins. The process is straightforward enough, but where the hell do they derive their value?! Why are they worth money?