My research time today was spent writing about data-intensive computation, for various audiences. This is dangerously close to not research. In the evening I discussed it, among other things, with Lang.
[Today marks the 4th anniversary of this research blog. It has been a great tool for me (encouraging me to get my work done) and it has been a less-great tool for my colleagues (slowing down those who mistakenly added it to their RSS readers).]